Annabel Lee and the birth of the modern magazine
When Edgar Allan Poe met his inevitably mysterious and squalid end in 1849, he was on the way to an editing job in Philadelphia. What was macabrely coincidental, though, was that Philadelphia’s most popular title, run by Poe’s old friend John Sartain, was the stage he had chosen to unveil what he (and Sartain) suspected would be his last work, Annabel Lee.
Reading time 8 Minutes
PLEASE LOG IN OR SIGN UP TO SEE THE FULL ARTICLE
Please use the beta access code provided. Then add your email address and choose a password, you will then receive an account activation email in your inbox (please also check your junk mail if it doesn’t arrive).
Please login below using your email address and password.