News Display: The Raven Is Published
- Everett Library Cafe
- 1/29/2013, 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
On January 29, 1845, The New York Evening Mirror published Edgar Allen Poe's narrative poem The Raven. Poe's work tells the macabre story of a taking raven who visits a young man, a scholar mourning the loss of his lover Lenore. An immediate success, the poem was widely reprinted and prompted the publication of many more poems and tales by Poe.
Stories will trace the publication of Poe's famous poem and its widespread influence in the American curriculum.
For additional information on Edgar Allen Poe, be sure to see The Edgar Allan Poe Review, a new title in JSTOR that publishes scholarly essays on and creative responses to Edgar Allan Poe, his life, works, and influence. It also provides a forum for the informal
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- Jennifer Govan