Includes two letters, the first from John Neal to Poe, dated Portland, June 8, ʻ40; the second from Edmund C. Stedman to Edwin B. Hill, dated New York, July 1st, 1888.
|Contributions||Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849., Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908., Hill, Edwin Bliss, 1866-1949.|
|LC Classifications||PS2459.N28 Z53|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||43014171|
Poe, Edgar Allan, Stedman, Edmund Clarence, Hill, Edwin Bliss, Notes Includes two letters, the first from John Neal to Poe, dated Portland, June 8, ʻ40; the second from Edmund C. Stedman to Edwin B. Hill, dated New York, July 1st, Three folded sheets laid in original bright yellow printed wrapper. [page ] John Neal and Edgar Allan Poe Benjamin Lease Northeastern Illinois University. Among the earliest and most dramatic responses to Sydney Smith’s taunt — “who reads an American book?” — was that of the rambunctious New Englander John Neal (), who invaded England and Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine to further the cause of American literature and his own literary. Includes two letters, one from John Neal to Poe, one from Edmund C. Stedman to Edwin B. Hill, and a memoir by Reid about Poe. Description:  pages 23 cm: Responsibility: by John Neal . DOI link for Edgar Allen Poe. Edgar Allen Poe book. Edited By Ian Walker. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 11 January Pub. location London. Back to book. chapter 2. 3 Pages [JOHN NEAL], pre-publication notices in the Yankee and Boston Literary Gazette, September and December
Neal had also praised Edgar Allan Poe's book of poems Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane, and Minor Poems in and and Poe's Poems in , stating that the author was "a fine genius" (Walker , 76). Given Neal's early appreciation of both Hawthorne and Poe, his consideration of these writers not too long afterward would be of great interest. Critic John Neal, who was a friend of Poe's cousin George Poe, responded to Poe's claim in his review of "Al Aaraaf" for the Yankee and Boston Literary Gazette. He said Poe's boast was "rather exquisite nonsense" but that the young author showed promise and predicted that some day Poe might "make a beautiful and perhaps a magnificent poem" to. The copy of this book Poe presented to John Neal is ATMP-JN) Poems, by Edgar A. Poe ( — Poe’s third published collection of poetry, POEMS) The Poets and Poetry of America (The selections from Poe’s poetry vary somewhat through editions: 1st edition, ; 8th edition, ; and 10th edition, , PPA). Background Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, on Janu , the son of professional actors. By the time he was 3, Edgar, his older brother, William Henry Leonard Poe, and younger sister, Rosalie Poe, had lost their mother to consumption and their father through desertion.
That Wild Fellow John Neal and the American Literary Revolution. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, xii & pp. Benjamin Lease’s book is the first full-length study of John Neal, an interesting and important, and previously too-little-attended figure in American literary history. Edgar A. Poe, by J. Neal Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore - Bookshelf - Edgar A. Poe (J. Neal, ) Last Update: Dec. 19, Navigation: Main Menu Poe’s Works Articles on Poe . Only 50 copies were printed, all of which fell stillborn from the press, although Poe was encouraged to keep writing after a positive review from the influential literary critic John Neal. Poe’s second book Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane and Minor Poems (Baltimore, ) is dedicated to Neal in gratitude. DOI link for Edgar Allen Poe. Edgar Allen Poe book. Edited By Ian Walker. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 11 January Pub. location London. Back to book. chapter 3. 1 Pages [JOHN NEAL], notice in the Boston Ladies' Magazine, January It is very difficult to speak of these poems as they deserve. A.