Poe in His Own Time: A Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and Associates

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Noted Poe scholar Benjamin Fisher includes a comprehensive introduction and a detailed chronology of Poe s sadly short life; each entry is introduced by a short headnote that places the selection in historical and cultural context, and explanatory notes provide information about people and places. From John Allan s letter to Secretary of War John Eaton about Poe s West Point life to John Frankenstein s hostile verse casting him as an alcoholic, from Rufus Griswold s first and second posthumous vilifications to James Russell ...

Poe in His Own Time: A Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and Associates 2010, University of Iowa Press

ISBN-13: 9781587298639

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