Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe Volume 7: Illustrated Restored Special Edition

Release Date: June 11, 2021
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Length: 382 Pages
Black and White with Glossy Color Cover
Softcover ISBN: 978-1592181964 MSRP: 21.95
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1592181971 MSRP: 31.95
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What did Edgar Allan Poe think about other his peers? Volume 7 in Complete Works of Poe features criticisms of contemporary writers like Dickens, Hawthorne, and more.

The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe Volume 7 is titled “Criticisms” and contains Poe’s viewpoint on writers such as Charles Dickens – Robert M. Bird – George P. Morris – Frederick Marryat – Henry Cockton – Longfellow – Rufus Dawes – and more. Volume 7 features:

  • Enlarged 7″ x 10″ pages
  • Softcover and hardcover options
  • Digitally restored page layouts
  • Fordham Edition contemporary formatting
  • Classic weathered type font
  • Restored Poe engraving
  • Bold retro-styled cover design
  • 23 literary criticisms

Shut the curtains, dim the gas lights, crank the Edison Cylinder player, and prepare for an evening of critical literary thinking with the opinionated Edgar Allan Poe.

Based on the rare 1000-print run “Fordham Edition”, Volume Seven contains an often overlooked part of Poe’s career, his thoughts about the works of others. Poe wrote for contemporary periodicals and literary journals where he voiced his opinions about many of the biggest writers of the day, poetry, and more.

This Illustrated Restored Special Edition includes the Fordham Edition’s classic early 20th-century design, period layout, and contemporary type font. Readers may discover their new favorite writer thanks to Poe’s criticisms.

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 – Robert M. Bird
Chapter 2 – Robert Walsh
Chapter 3 – Magazine Writing – “Peter Snook”
Chapter 4 – Astoria
Chapter 5 – Review of Stephen’s “Arabia Petrea”
Chapter 6 – Old English Poetry
Chapter 7 – George P. Morris
Chapter 8 – Fancy and Imagination
Chapter 9 – Thomas Babington Macaulay
Chapter 10 – Seba Smith
Chapter 11 – The Quacks of Helicon – A Satire
Chapter 12 – Frederick Marryat
Chapter 13 – Margaret Miller and Lucretia Maria Davidson
Chapter 14 – Henry Cockton
Chapter 15 – Charles Dickens
Chapter 16 – Cornelius Mathews
Chapter 17 – J.G.C. Brainard
Chapter 18 – Charles Lever
Chapter 19 – Longfellow’s Ballads
Chapter 20 – Rufus Dawes
Chapter 21 – Mr. Griswold and the Poets
Chapter 22 – Nathanial Hawthorne
Chapter 23 – Flaccus – Thomas Ward

About the Author:
Born in Boston in 1809, American writer Edgar Allan Poe is widely known for his poetry, tales, and short stories of mystery and the unknown. He is regarded as one of the earliest writers to embrace the emerging genre of science fiction. His works, such as The Raven, continue to resonate in popular today. He died at the age of 40 in 1849.

About the Publisher:
The CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop uses a vast array of computers and digital scanners to restore, preserve, and enhance the classic works of writers and artists from the 19th century. Each new release includes display-quality covers, enlarged covers, and retro fonts. Select books include Dante’s Inferno Retro Hell-Bound Edition, Gustave Doré’s London: A Pilgrimage, The Complete Book of Birds, A Life of George Westinghouse, The Clock Book: A Detailed Illustrated Collection of Classic Clocks, The Aeroplane Speaks, and much more.