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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe

I would give the world to embody one half the ideas afloat in my imagination.

Works by Edgar Allan Poe

Tamerlane, and Other Poems (1827)
Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane and Minor Poems (1829)
Poems (1831)
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (1838)
Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840)
The Prose Romances of Edgar A. Poe (1843)
Tales (1845)
The Raven and Other Poems (1845)

Works about Poe

Hutchisson, James M. Poe. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2005.

Ostrom, John Ward, ed. The Collected Letters of Edgar Allan Poe, 2 vols., 3rd ed. Revised and expanded by Burton R. Pollin and Jeffrey A. Savoye. New York: Gordian Press, 2008.

Quinn, Arthur Hobson. Edgar Allan Poe: A Critical Biography. 1941. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.

Symons, Julian. The Tell-Tale Heart: The Life and Works of Edgar Allan Poe. New York: Harper & Row, 1978.


The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore
Founded in 1923, the Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore grew out of several smaller organizations endeavoring to erect a memorial to Poe at his gravesite. They have been responsible for the preservation of Poe’s Baltimore home and continue to honor Poe’s legacy with an annual lecture series and several publications. The society’s comprehensive website features information and essays about Poe’s life and work.

The Poe Museum
Richmond’s Poe Museum hosts a collection of Poe’s manuscripts and artifacts from his life. The museum’s website features a brief biography of Poe with special attention paid to his time in Richmond, educational resources, and a selection of Poe’s stories and poems.

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