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By J. Hammond

Edgar Allan Poe maintains to hang-out our literature. even though he died on the age of 40 he left at the back of him an exceptional literary fulfillment as a quick tale author, poet and essayist whose paintings is of constant relevance and whose subject matters and methods were greatly emulated by means of 20th century authors. supplying a prepared entry to the most proof of Poe's lifestyles and profession, this Chronology could be of provider to the coed, pupil or normal reader who needs to envision some degree fast with out relating the certain narratives provided by means of the traditional biographies. The Chronology contains information of Poe's works, either these released in his lifetime and people which seemed posthumously. there's a complete index of individuals, locations and works said. during this new paintings J.R. Hammond bargains a definitive chronology of Poe which takes account of the newest study into his existence and occasions and gives an perception into the historical past, existence and paintings of a huge literary determine.

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September 21 (Thurs) EAP writes to JA expressing consternation at the forthcoming examinations. December 4 (Mon) Purchases a new hat and suit (on credit) from a Charlottesville merchant. Throughout his stay at the university EAP suffers from financial embarrassment as JAhas supplied him with inadequate funds. 15 EAP excels in the Latin and French examinations. 8 An Edgar Allan Poe Chronology 21 Leaves the university en route for Richmond. 24 Arrives in Richmond. 1827 January JA refuses to permit EAP to return to the university.

October 'Israfel' (revised version) in Graham. 27 (Wed) Tells FWT 'Our Mag. is progressing at the most astounding rate' and that 25,000 copies will be printed of the January issue. 40 An Edgar Allan Poe Chronology November 'A Chapter on Autography' in Graham. Also review of Harrison Ainsworth's Guy Fawkes. 10 (Wed) Invites the poetess Lydia H. Sigourney to write for Graham. ' 18 Writes to Richard Bolton of Mississipi to congratulate him on solving a cryptogram included in the August issue. ' 27 1\ Succession of Sundays' in Saturday Evening Post (later entitled 'Three Sundays in a Week').

21 Asks the publishers Carey & Hart to send a copy of Bulwer Lytton's Rienzi for review in SLM. 22 Writes to Kennedy: 'I am now, in every respect, comfortable and happy', adding that his annual income is nearly $800. February 'The Valley of Unrest' (revised text, under the title 'The Valley Nis') in SLM. Carey & Lea return the manuscript of TFC, having declined to publish it. EAP then submits the book to Harpers, who also refuse it. S (Fri) Sends the proofs of 'The Necessity of Selection in Reading' to the lawyer and writer, Lucian Minor.

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