Chapter Two—Poe and Chivers

From Longfellow and Poe

  • Anne Whitehouse Columbia University

Abstract

Chapter Two—Poe and Chivers is an extract from an upcoming book titled Longfellow and Poe by Anne Whitehouse.

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Author Biography

Anne Whitehouse, Columbia University

Anne Whitehouse is a writer. She is the author of the novel Fall Love and the poetry collections, The Surveyor's Hand, Blessings and Curses, Bear in Mind, One Sunday Morning, and The Refrain. She has also written short stories, essays and feature articles, and book reviews.

In addition to writing poetry, fiction, and journalism, she has a distinguished career in development work for non-profit agencies. She has taught in colleges, universities, and public schools in the greater New York metropolitan area.

References

1. Final Memorials of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Vol. II, edited by Samuel Longfellow. Boston: Ticknor and Company, 1887. Pp.13-14. Hereafter, HWL Life, Vol.II
2. Life Of Henry Wadworth Longfellow With Extracts From His Journals And Correspondence. Vol. I.
3. Hereafter, HWL Life, Vol.I.
4. Rob Velella, ed. www.eapoe.org Edgar Allan Poe, “Review of Ballads and Other Poems” [Ballads and Other Poems. By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Author of "Voices of the Night," "Hyperion," etc [Text-02], Graham’s Magazine, March 1842, pp. 189-190 http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/gm42lh01.htm
5. Ibid.
6. Ibid.
7. Edgar Allan Poe, Review of Longfellow's Waif (parts I & II) (B), from the Weekly Mirror, January 25, 1845, pp. 250-251 http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/wm45lh01.htm
8. Ibid.
9. Ibid.
10. Poe’s first charge of plagiarism against Longfellow dates from five years before that, in Feb, 1840, before their first correspondence. Edgar Allan Poe, “Review of Voices of the Night” [Text-02], http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/bgm40l01.htm
11. quoted Rob Velella, 10/3/2014 http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-parlor-poet-vs-the-raven-in-a-battle-of-literary-statues
12. The Edgar Allen Poe Society has helpfully made Poe’s criticism, along with all of this writings, available digitally. See:
13. Imitation -- Plagiarism -- Mr. Poe’s Reply to the Letter of Outis . . .” (March 8, 1845, text “A” — Broadway Journal) (Includes the reply of “Outis” from the Evening Mirror, March 1, 1845)
14. http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/bj45lh03.htm
15. [Text: Edgar Allan Poe, "A Continuation of the voluminous History of the Little Longfellow War," from the Broadway Journal, March 15, 1845.]
16. http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/bj45lh04.htm
17. [Text: Edgar Allan Poe, "More of the Voluminous History of the Little Longfellow War," from Broadway Journal,
18. Mr. Poe's Third Chapter of Reply to the Letter of Outis.
19. “More of the Voluminous History of the Little Longfellow War . . .”
20. (March 22, 1845, text “A” — Broadway Journal)
21. http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/bj45lh05.htm
22. Imitation — Plagiarism — The conclusion of Mr. Poe’s Reply to the Letter of Outis” (March 29, 1845, text “A” — Broadway Journal)
23. http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/bj45lh06.htm
24. “Imitation — Plagiarism — Postscript” (April 5, 1845, text “A” — Broadway Journal)
25. http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/bj45lh07.htm
26. Imitation -- Plagiarism -- Mr. Poe’s Reply to the Letter of Outis . . .” (March 8, 1845, text “A” — Broadway Journal) (Includes the reply of “Outis” from the Evening Mirror, March 1, 1845),p.295. http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/bj45lh03.htm
27. Ibid.
28. Ibid.
29. Ibid.
30. Ibid.
31. Ibid.
32. Ibid.
33. Ibid.
34. “The Spanish Student” first appeared in installments in Graham’s Magazine in 1842, during Poe’s association with this publication, and 1843 was published in book form. (George Rice Carpenter, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Beacon Biographies. Edited by M.A. DeWolfe Howe. Boston: Small, Maynard, and Company, 1901, p.73.)
35. Sandi Leonard, “Notes on Poe’s Little Longfellow War,” https://plagiarius.wordpress.com/about/
36. Ms. Leonard compares the two poems Poe citied in his first charge of plagiarism against Longfellow, in his review, “Review of Voices of the Night” [Text-02], Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine, February 1840, pp. 100-103 http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/bgm40l01.htm, the same charge which he recycled on March 29, 1845, accusing Longfellow’s “Midnight Mass for the Dying Year” plagiarized Tennyson’s “The Death of the Old Year.”
37. [Imitation — Plagiarism — The conclusion of Mr. Poe’s Reply to the Letter of Outis” (March 29, 1845, text “A” — Broadway Journal)
38. http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/bj45lh06.htm
39. Ibid.
40. Edgar Allan Poe, "A Continuation of the voluminous History of the Little Longfellow War," (March 15, 1845, text “A” — Broadway Journal) p.301, [p.303?].
41. http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/bj45lh04.htm
42. Ibid. Text: Edgar Allan Poe, "Imitation -- Plagiarism," from the Broadway Journal, March 29, 1845.] http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/bj45lh06.htm p.320
43. Ibid. p.321
44. Charity Lea Givens, “Poe’s Poisoned Pen: A Study of Fiction as Vendetta,” Liberty University, M.A. Thesis, 2009, p.84.
45. Undine, “The Colloquy of Edgar and Outis,” www.WorldofPoe.blogspot.com March 12, 2012.
46. Moss, Sidney Phil. Poe's Literary Battles: The Critic in the Context of his Literary Milieu.
47. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 1963, quoted in “The Colloquy of Edgar and Outis,” above.
48. Text: Edgar Allan Poe, "Imitation -- Plagiarism," from the Broadway Journal, March 29, 1845.] http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/bj45lh06.htm
49. Text: Edgar Allan Poe, "Plagiarisim -- Imitation -- Postscript," from the Broadway Journal, April 5, 1845.] http://www.eapoe.org/works/criticsm/bj45lh07.htm
50. Ibid.
Published
2017-11-19
How to Cite
WHITEHOUSE, Anne. Chapter Two—Poe and Chivers. Contemporary Literary Review India, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 4, p. 73-113, nov. 2017. ISSN 2394-6075. Available at: <http://literaryjournal.in/index.php/clri/article/view/255>. Date accessed: 14 dec. 2017.