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The Complete Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe - Author

Jay Parini - Introduction by

April Bernard - Afterword by

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ISBN 9781101042496 | 144 pages | 07 Oct 2008 | Signet Classic | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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A classic collection

From the exquisite lyric “To Helen,” to the immortal masterpieces “Annabel Lee,” “The Bells,” and “The Raven,” The Complete Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe demonstrates the author’s gift for the form.

Alone

From childhood's hour I have not been
As others were; I have not seen
As others saw; I could not bring
My passions from a common spring.
From the same source I have not taken
My sorrow; I could not awaken
My heart to joy at the same tone;
And all I loved, I loved alone.
Then- in my childhood, in the dawn
Of a most stormy life- was drawn
From every depth of good and ill
The mystery which binds me still:
From the torrent, or the fountain,
From the red cliff of the mountain,
From the sun that round me rolled
In its autumn tint of gold,
From the lightning in the sky
As it passed me flying by,
From the thunder and the storm,
And the cloud that took the form
(When the rest of Heaven was blue)
Of a demon in my view.

Introduction

Tamerlane (1827)

Dreams (1827)

Spirits of the Dead (1827)

Evening Star (1827)

A Dream Within a Dream (1827)

Stanzas (1827)

A Dream (1827)

”The Happiest Day, the Happiest Hour” (1827)

The Lake: To — (1827)

Sonnet—To Science (1829)

Al Aaraaf (1829)

Romance (1829)

To — (1829)

To the River — (1829)

To — (1829)

Fairy-Land (1829)

Alone (date uncertain)

To Helen (1831)

Israfel (1831)

The City in the Sea (1831)

The Sleeper (1831)

Lenore (1831)

The Valley of Unrest (1831)

The Coliseum (1833)

To One in Paradise (1834)

Hymn (1835)

To F— (1835)

To F—s S. O—d (1835)

Bridal Ballad (1837)

Sonnet—To Zante (1837)

The Haunted Palace (1839)

Sonnet—Silence (1840)

The Conqueror Worm (1843)

Dream-Land (1844)

The Raven (1845)

Eulalie—A Song (1845)

A Valentine (1846)

To M.L.S.— (1847)

Ulalume—A Ballad (1847)

An Enigma (1848)

To — — — (1848)

To Helen (1848)

Eldorado (1849)

For Annie (1849)

To My Mother (1849)

Annabel Lee (1849)

The Bells (1849)


Afterword

Selected Bibliography