The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. II (1978), title page and table of contents


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Title page:

COLLECTED WORKS OF
Edgar Allan Poe

manet raven

TALES AND SKETCHES
1831-1842

EDITED BY
THOMAS OLLIVE MABBOTT
with the assistance of Eleanor D. Kewer
and Maureen C. Mabbott

THE BELKNAP PRESS OF
HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Cambridge, Massachusetts
London, England
1978



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Table of Contents

[page iii-iv:]

CONTENTS

VOLUME II

                             Page
[ACKNOWLEDGMENTS    v]
INTRODUCTION
POE AND HIS TALES    xv
PLAN OF THIS EDITION    xxvi
EARLIEST IMAGINATIVE PROSE: 1826-1831
[GAFFY]    3
[AN OLD ENGLISH TALE]    4
[SUMMER AND WINTER]    5
A DREAM    5
TALES OF THE FOLIO CLUB: 1831-1835
[NOTE ON POE’S TALES OF THE FOLIO CLUB]    13
METZENGERSTEIN    15
THE DUC DE L’OMELETTE    31
A TALE OF JERUSALEM    41
A DECIDED LOSS    51
AND LOSS OF BREATH    61
THE BARGAIN LOST    83
AND BON-BON    96
EPIMANES (FOUR BEASTS IN ONE)    117
MS. FOUND IN A BOTTLE    130
THE VISIONARY (THE ASSIGNATION)    148
LIONIZING    169
SHADOW — A PARABLE    187
SIOPE (SILENCE)    192
THE FOLIO CLUB    200
BERENICE    207
MORELLA    221
KING PEST    238
OTHER TALES: 1836-1839
AUTOGRAPHY    259
VON JUNG (MYSTIFICATION)    291
LIGEIA    305
THE PSYCHE ZENOBIA (HOW TO WRITE A BLACKWOOD ARTICLE)    334
THE DEVIL IN THE BELFRY    362
THE MAN THAT WAS USED UP    378
THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER    392
WILLIAM WILSON    422
THE CONVERSATION OF EIROS AND CHARMION    451
WHY THE LITTLE FRENCHMAN WEARS HIS HAND IN A SLING    462
PREFACE FOR TALES OF THE GROTESQUE AND ARABESQUE    471
INTERLUDE: 1840
INSTINCT VS REASON    477
PETER PENDULUM (THE BUSINESS MAN)    480
CABS    493
PHILOSOPHY OF FURNITURE    494
THE MAN OF THE CROWD    505
TALES: 1841-1842
THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE    521
A DESCENT INTO THE MAELSTRÖM    574
THE ISLAND OF THE FAY    597
THE COLLOQUY OF MONOS AND UNA    607
NEVER BET YOUR HEAD (NEVER BET THE DEVIL YOUR HEAD)    619
ELEONORA    635
A SUCCESSION OF SUNDAYS (THREE SUNDAYS IN A WEEK)    648
LIFE IN DEATH (THE OVAL PORTRAIT)    659
THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH    667
THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM    678
THE LANDSCAPE GARDEN    700



List of Illustrations

ILLUSTRATIONS

VOLUME II

FRONTISPIECE

TITLE PAGE OF TALES OF THE GROTESQUE AND ARABESQUE (1840)

Reproduced by permission of the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection, the New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations.

FOLLOWING PAGE 474

PAPER COVER OF THE PROSE ROMANCES OF EDGAR A. POE (1843)

Reproduced by permission of the Henry IV. and Albert A. Berg Collection, the New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations.

TALES OF THE FOLIO CLUB

From the manuscript of “The Folio Club,” 1833. Reproduced by permission of the Houghton Library, Harvard University.

TITLE PAGE AND TABLE OF CONTENTS OF PHANTASY-PIECES

The original PHANTASY-PIECES is in Mr. H. Bradley Martin’s collection. The two pages illustrated here were photographed from the New York Public Library copy of the George Blumenthal facsimile, and are reproduced by permission of the Rare Book Division of the New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations, and by the courtesy of Mr. Martin.

PAPER COVER OF TALES (1845)

Reproduced by permission of the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection, the New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations.


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Notes:

All material in this edition is protected by copyright, exclusively held by the estate of the author and the Harvard University Press. Permission has been obtained by the Poe Society of Baltimore from Mabbott’s estate and the President and Fellows of Harvard College to provide this electronic edition for academic and research purposes only. The Poe Society of Baltimore asks all users of this material to respect these copyrights, and not to exceed what would typically be considered as fair use (generally interpreted as selective quotations and/or paraphrasing of only a small percentage of the total material, and with the appropriate attribution and citation).

Although Poe’s writings are essentially in the public domain, the texts presented here embody often painstaking editorial work by Thomas Ollive Mabbott, and that editorial work is protected by copyright. The introductory material, descriptions, annotations, and the apparatus of texts and variants are Mabbott’s original work, and are even more clearly subject to copyright.

The text for this electronic version of the book was taken from an original printed form, revised for XHTML/CSS and to follow our own formatting preferences. Pagination of the original edition has been included.

The table of contents is a reasonable representation of the table of contents from the original printing, although indentation of entries has been added and the use of floating page numbers in the original has been altered for the current presentation. The section for Acknowledgements is not listed in the original, but has been provided here for the sake of supporting a link. In most other respects, it has followed the form of the original, including the positioning of page numbers.


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