Tamerlane: Poem Book By Edgar Allan Poe

Tamerlane: Poem Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “Tamerlane” is a poem by Edgar Allan Poe which follows a fictionalized accounting of the life of a Turkic conqueror historically known as Tamerlane. The poem was first published in the 1827 collection Tamerlane and Other Poems. That collection, with only 50 copies printed, was not credited with the author’s real name but by “A Bostonian”. The poem’s original version was 403 lines Read more

To Helen Book By Edgar Allan Poe

To Helen Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “To Helen” is the first of two poems to carry that name written by Edgar Allan Poe. The 15-line poem was written in honor of Jane Stanard, the mother of a childhood friend. It was first published in the 1831 collection Poems of Edgar A. Poe. It was subsequently reprinted in the March 1836 issue of the Southern Literary Messenger. The final, revised Read more