George Lippard and Edgar A. Poe both wrote about “Annabel Lee”


Poe wrote:

It was many and many a year ago,
In a kingdom by the sea,
That a maiden lived whom you may know
By the name of Annabel Lee…
-Edgar Allan Poe
Annabel Lee
1849

Lippard wrote: as a Jounalist: The Spirit of the Times an anti-immigrant, anti-catholic newspaper of the “know nothings’ American Independence Party. (The newspaper was not in favor of the ‘enslaved” either. In 1844 Lippard published his first novel, The Ladye Annabel; or, The Doom of the Poisoner, a gothic tale of torture and the grotesque. His friend Edgar Allan Poe praised the inventive nature of the work.

Later Poe was inspired to write “Annabel Lee”.

About Ric Ben-Safed

Technical and Freelance Writer, degrees in History,Psychology, and Master's in Social Policy and Planning. written hundreds of reports in regard to mental health, major research in genealogy and genetic genealogy as well as local history. I try to be and Independent leaning Libertarian but also like the cooperative anarchist ideas of L.Neil Smith, Murray Rombard, J. Neil Schulman. Fascinated by (Philadelphians, George Lippard ( 1830-1854). Gothic & City Noir, appreciate the Mystics of Philadelphia Mystic Johaness Kelpius (1667-1708), even "God may be a Verb!).
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