What was the last story wrote before he disappeared

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What was the last story wrote before he disappeard

-- Anonymous, November 28, 2000


annabel lee

-- Anonymous, November 29, 2000

"The Cask Of Amonatillo"

-- Anonymous, December 17, 2000


Actually, "Annabel Lee" is a poem, rather than a story, written by Poe as late as the spring of 1849 around May and certainly sometime prior to Poe's plans to return to New York from Richmond, Virginia to fetch his Aunt Maria Clemm for his scheduled wedding on October 17, 1849. the poem was published two days after his death in Baltimore on October 7, 1849.

The story "The Cask of Amontillado" was written sometime prior to November 1846 when it was first published in Godey's Ladies Book. As best I can tell, the last story written by Poe, assuming its publication is an indicator at all, was "Landor's Cottage", a companion piece to Poe's earlier "The Domain of Arnheim". "Landor's Cottage" was published in the Flag of Our Union on June 9, 1849.


-- Anonymous, December 17, 2000

Actually he had a fragment some title "The Lighthouse" which was the bare beginnings of another ominous tale of decay. Interestingly it revisits the territory of the Descent into the Maelstrom and suggests a researched knowledge of Norway in the 18th Century. The young man isolated in the lighthouse for some voluntary refuge discovers that the foundation is chalk(as at Montauk)and that huge storms had been known to occur there. It has a Ms. Found in a Bottle feel of a romantic, doomed narrator.(For the text go to the Edgar Allen Poe Society of Baltimore)

-- Anonymous, April 30, 2001

Poe died of ham that he left out to long and it grew diseased bactria that he then ate for only I know the reason and he suffered horrible stomach pains and finnaly he died.

-- Anonymous, December 02, 2002

he didnt suffer stomach pains from ham

-- Anonymous, April 20, 2004

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