Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe Volume 8: Illustrated Restored Special Edition

Release Date: July 2, 2021
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Length: 398 Pages
Black and White with Glossy Color Cover
Softcover ISBN: 978-1592182091 MSRP: 21.95
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1592182107 MSRP: 31.95
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What did Edgar Allan Poe think about other his peers? Volume 8 in Complete Works of Poe features criticisms of contemporary writers like William Cullen Bryant, J. Fenimore Cooper, and more.

The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe Volume 8 is titled CRITICISMS and contains Poe’s viewpoint on writers such as Henry Cary – J. Fenimore Cooper – R.H. Horne – Amelia Welby – William W. Lord – Elizabeth Oakes Smith – and more. Volume 8 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
  • 34 literary criticisms

Shut the curtains, dim the gas lights, crank the Edison Cylinder player, and prepare for an evening of critical literary thinking with 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 – William Ellery Channing
Chapter 2 – J. Fenimore Cooper
Chapter 3 – R.H. Horne
Chapter 4 – Amelia Welby
Chapter 5 – Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
Chapter 6 – William W. Lord
Chapter 7 – Some Secrets of the Magazine Prison-House
Chapter 8 – Mr. Longfellow and Other Plagiarists
Chapter 9 – Mr. Longfellow, Mr. Willis, and the Drama
Chapter 10 – Elizabeth Oakes Smith
Chapter 11 – William Gilmore Simms
Chapter 12 – William Cullen Bryant
Chapter 13 – The Literati
Chapter 14 – George Bush
Chapter 15 – George H. Colton
Chapter 16 – N.P. Willis
Chapter 17 – William M. Gillespie
Chapter 18 – Charles F. Briggs
Chapter 19 – William Kirkland
Chapter 20 – John W. Francis
Chapter 21 – Anna Cora Mowatt
Chapter 22 – George B. Cheever
Chapter 23 – Charles Anthon
Chapter 24 – Ralph Hoyt
Chapter 25 – Gulian C. Verplanck
Chapter 26 – Freeman Hunt
Chapter 27 – Piero Maroncelli
Chapter 28 – Laughton Osborn
Chapter 29 – Fitz-Greene Halleck
Chapter 30 – Ann S. Stephens
Chapter 31 – Evert A. Duyckinck
Chapter 32 – Mary Gove
Chapter 33 – James Aldrich
Chapter 34 – Henry Cary

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.