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Poe wrote a considerable number of book 40 An Edgar Allan Poe Companion reviews, of which the following are included m most collected editions of his works: Anon Elizabeth Barrett Barrett Robert M. Bird J. C. C. Brainard William Cullen Bryant William Ellery Channing Henry Cockton J. Fenimore Cooper Lucretia Davidson Rufus Dawes Charles Dickens J. Rodman Drake Elizabeth Fries Ellett Rufus W. Griswold Fitz Greene Halleck William Hazlitt Nathaniel Hawthorne Joel T. Headley Henry B. Hirst R. H. Horne Washington Irving Caroline Kirkland Charles Lever Estelle Anna Lewis H.

Poem [Tribune, 9 October 1849]. Scholars are generally agreed that the poem refers to Poe's wife, Virginia Clemm, who died at the age of twenty-four. It was published, coincidentally, on the day of Poe's death. THE ASSIGNATION. Short story [Godey,january 1834]. Origi- AL AARAAF. An Edgar Allan Poe Dictionary 39 nally published under the title 'The Visionary'. In Venice the narrator encounters a wealthy Englishman, the lover of an Italian noblewoman. He is invited to the man's residence and there, while admiring his possessions, learns that the noblewoman has been poisoned.

Short story [SLM, September 1835]. Set in fourteenth-century London at a time when bubonic plague was rampant, the story describes how two drunken seamen enter by accident 'the stronghold of the pestilence', and in a decaying building, the shop of an undertaker, encounter a bizarre company including the self-styled 'King Pest the First'. THE LAKE: TO . Poem [ 1827]: a sombre reverie on the theme of contemplated suicide. LANDOR'S COTTAGE. Shortstory[Flag, 9June 1849],subtitled 'A Pendant to The Domain of Arnheim'.

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