Annabel Lee

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Edgar Allan Poe (1809—1849) American short-story writer, poet, and critic


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Lyrical ballad by Poe, posthumously published in the New York Tribune (Oct. 9, 1849). In six stanzas of alternate four- and three-stress lines, the poem has been called “the culmination of Poe's lyric style” in his recurrent theme of the loss of a beautiful and loved woman.

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