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Israfel : the life and times of Edgar Allan Poe

Author: Hervey Allen
Publisher: New York : Farrar & Rinehart, 1934.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, Hervey, 1889-1949.
Israfel.
New York : Farrar & Rinehart, 1934
(OCoLC)647195417
Named Person: Edgar Allan Poe; Edgar Allan Poe; Edgar Allan Poe; Edgar Allan Poe; Poe, Edgar Allan <1809-1849>; Edgar Allan Poe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hervey Allen
ISBN: 0766181413 9780766181410
OCLC Number: 342722
Notes: "Originally issued in a two-volume edition."--Preface.
Description: xix, 748 pages : illustrations, portraits, plates, facsimiles ; 22 cm
Contents: A dramatic prologue --
The two orphans --
Lady Bountiful claims Israfel --
The little angel tries his wings --
Israfel in Albion --
Israfel meets Helen --
Israfel salutes the marquis --
Elmira and the enchanted garden --
Israfel in cap and gown --
Alias Henri Le Rennet --
Israfel in Carolina --
Cold marble --
The West Point interlude --
The weary, wayworn wanderer --
The mysterious years --
Bottled fame --
The valley of the many-colored grass --
Carmine Street --
Grotesques and arabesques --
High tide --
Spring Garden Street --
The raven and his shadow --
The literati and the Fordham pastoral --
The universe and Mrs. Shew --
A handkerchief soaked in ether --
Lenoire and the edge of the world --
An appeal to higher authority --
Notes on Poe's ancestry --
Galt correspondence, etc. --
Wills of William Galt and John Allan --
Poe's brother --
First marriage of Poe and Virginia Clemm --
History of Poe's friend, F.W. Thomas --
Letters from the University of Virginia in 1825 and 1826 --
Letters from Maria Clemm and Dr. J.J. Moran --
Poe-Neal correspondence and politian.
Responsibility: by Hervey Allen.

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