Was the piece in Godey's Ladies Book, February, 1849, Poe's last work to be published before he died?

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Edgar Allen Poe wrote a fantasy piece for Godey's Ladies Book for its issue in February, 1849. He died that summer/fall, and I am wondering if this is the last piece of his original material that was published before his death. Thanks for your help! Garry Gibbons

-- Anonymous, January 20, 2002


Dear Garry, Any good bibliography of Poe's published writings would show you four more "tales", following "Mellonta Tauta" you're alluding to, viz. "Hop-Frog" (a real gem), "Von Kempelen and his Discovery" (a somewhat too ambitious kind of hoax-journalism), "X-ing a Paragrab" (a splendid synthesis of the regionalist-press jungle wherein Poe had to struggle), and the well-known piece of aesthetism, "Landor's Cottage". They all appeared in the Bostonian weekly paper, "the Flag of Our Union", respectively (from memory -- please, check it!) for March, April, May and June, 1849. Hoping this sufficiently usefull to you, Yours sincerely, Raven's Shade (Belgium).

-- Anonymous, January 23, 2002

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