Edgar Allan Poe

The Oval Portrait - Dramatized 1972


SHORT BIOGRAPHY:

Born in Boston USA January 19, 1809 in 1945.
Poe lived a short and complicated life. For details I recommend to look out the many Poe sites/tributes available on the internet.
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"Stories - Chronolgy"


1. Philadelphia Saturday Courier Stories - January -December 1832

Stories: 1. Metzengerstein / 2. The Duc de L'Omelette / 3. A Tale of Jerusalem / 4. Loss of Breath / 5. Bon-Bon
Rating : 7


2. MS. Found in a Bottle - The Baltimore Saturday Visiter - 1833

Story: 6. MS. Found in a Bottle
Rating : 7


3. The Assignation - Godey's Lady's Book - 1834

Story: 7. The Assignation (The Visionary)
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4. Southern Literary Messenger Stories - March 35 - March 1836

Stories: 8. Berenice / 9. Morella / 10. The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall / 11. King Pest / 12. Shadow — A Parable / 13. Epimanes ( Four Beasts in One—The Homo-Cameleopard )
Rating : 9


5. Mystification - American Monthly Magazine - 1837

Story: 14. Mystification (Von Jung the Mystic)
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6. Silence—A Fable - Baltimore Book - 1838

Story: 15. Silence—A Fable
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7. Baltimore American Museum Stories - September-November 1838

Stories: 16. Ligeia / 17. How to Write a Blackwood Article / 18. A Predicament (The Scythe of Time)
Rating : 8


8. The Devil in the Belfry - Saturday Chronicle and Mirror of the Times - June 1839

Story: 19. The Devil in the Belfry
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9. Burton's Gentleman's Magazine Stories - August-December 1839

Stories: 20. The Man That Was Used Up / 21. The Fall of the House of Usher / 22. The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion
Rating : 8


10. Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque - vol.1 - Philadelphia firm Lea & Blanchard - November 1839

Stories: 9. Morella / 23. Lionizing / 24. William Wilson / 20. The Man That Was Used Up / 21. The Fall of the House of Usher / 2. The Duc de L'Omelette / 6. MS. Found in a Bottle / 5. Bon-Bon / 12. Shadow — A Parable / 19. The Devil in the Belfry / 16. Ligeia / 11. King Pest / 13. The Signora Zenobia / 18. The Scythe of Time
Rating : 10


11. Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque - vol.2 - Philadelphia firm Lea & Blanchard - 1840

Stories: 25. Epimanes / 16. Siope / 10. The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall / 3. A Tale of Jerusalem / 14. Von Jung the Mystic / 4. Loss of Breath / 1. Metzengerstein / 8. Berenice / 26. Why the Little Frenchman Wears His Hand in a Sling / 7. The Visionary / 22. The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion / Appendix
Rating : 10


12. The Business Man - Burton's Gentleman's Magazine - February 1840

Story: 27. The Business Man (Peter Pendulum)
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13. Graham's Magazine Stories - December 1840-September 1841

Stories: 28. The Man of the Crowd / 29. The Murders in the Rue Morgue / 30. A Descent into the Maelström / 31. The Island of the Fay / 32. The Colloquy of Monos and Una / 33. Never Bet the Devil Your Head ( A Tale with a Moral )

Rating : 10
15. Three Sundays in a Week - Saturday Evening Post - November 1841

Story: 34. Three Sundays in a Week
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15. Elenora - The Gift for 1842

Story: 35. Elenora
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16. Graham's Magazine Stories - April-May 1842

Stories: 36. The Oval Portrait / 37. The Masque of the Red Death
Rating : 9

17. Snowden's Ladies' Companion Stories - October-December 1842

Stories: 38. The Landscape Garden / 39. The Mystery of Marie Rogêt


Rating : 6
18. The Pit and the Pendulum - The Gift for 1843

Story: 40. The Pit and the Pendulum
Rating : 7


19. The Tell-Tale Heart - The Pioneer - January 1843

Story: 41. The Tell-Tale Heart
Rating : 7


20. The Gold Bug - Philadelphia Dollar Newspaper 1843

Story :42. The Gold Bug
Rating : 9


21. The Black Cat - United States Saturday Post - August, 1843

Story: 42. The Black Cat
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21. Diddling - Philadelphia Saturday Courier - October 14, 1843

Story: 43. Diddling
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22. Dollar Newspaper Stories - March-July 1843

Stories: 44 The Spectacles / 45. The Premature Burial
Rating : 8


23. Godey's Lady's Book Stories - April-November 1844

Stories: 46 A Tale of the Ragged Mountains / 47. The Oblong Box / 48. Thou Art the Man
Rating : 9


24. Columbian Magazine Stories - August-October 1844

Stories: 49. Mesmeric Revelation / 50. The Angel of the Odd
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25. The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq. - Southern Literary Messenger - December 1844

Stories: 51. The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq. s
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26. The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade - Godey's Lady's Book - February 1845

Story: 52. The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade
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27. Some Words with a Mummy - American Review: A Whig Journal - April 1845

Story: 53. Some Words with a Mummy
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28. The Power of Words - Democratic Review - June 1845

Story: 54. The Power of Words
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29. Graham's Magazine Stories - July-November 1845

Stories: 55. The Imp of the Perverse / 56. The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Feather
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30. The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar - The American Review - December 1845

Story: 57. The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
Rating : 8


31. The Sphinx - Arthur's Ladies Magazine - January 1846

Story: 58. The Sphinx
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32. The Cask of Amontillado - Godey's Lady's Book - November 1846

Story: 59. The Cask of Amontillado
Rating : 8


33. The Domain of Arnheim - Columbian Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine - March 1847

Story: 60. The Domain of Arnhem
Rating : 8


34. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket - Southern Literary Messenger - July 1848

Story: 61. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
Rating : 8


35. Flag of Our Union Stories - February-June 1849

Stories: 62. Mellonta Tauta" / 63. Hop-Frog / 64. Von Kempelen and His Discovery / 65. X-ing a Paragrab / 66. Landor's Cottage
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36. The Journal of Julius Rodman - Burton's Gentleman's Magazine ( unfinished novel 1840 )

Story: 67. The Journal of Julius Rodman
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37. The Light House - unfinished story 1849

Story: 68. The Light House
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38. Essays other works written and published at various places during 1836-1848

Works: 69. Maelzel's Chess Player / 70. The Philosophy of Furniture / 71. A Few Words on Secret Writing / 72. Morning on the Wissahiccon / 73. The Balloon-Hoax / 74. The Philosophy of Composition / 75. Eureka: A Prose Poem / 76. The Rationale of Verse / 77. The Poetic Principle / 78. Politian (Incomplete)
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My Suggestion For a "Best of Anthology"

1. MS. Found in a Bottle - 1833
2. Berenice - 1835
3. Morella - 1835
4. The Fall of the House of Usher - 1839
5. William Wilson - 1839
6. The Man of the Crowd - 1840
7. A Descent into the Maelström - 1841
8. Three Sundays in a Week - 1841
9. Elenora - 1841
10. The Oval Portrait - 1842
11. The Masque of the Red Death - 1842
12. The Pit and the Pendulum - 1843
13. The Tell-Tale Heart - 1843
14. The Gold-Bug - 1843
15. The Black Cat - 1843
16. The Spectacles - 1844
17. The Premature Burial - 1844
18. The Oblong Box- 1844
19. Thou Art the Man - 1844
20. The Purloined Letter - 1845
21. The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar - 1845
22. The Cask of Amontillado - 1846
23. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket - 1848
24. Hop Frog - 1849

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