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“The Bells” by Edgar Allan Poe was published shortly after his death in 1849. The poem describes the stages of life through the ringing of bells.

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • PS2638

Circulating Books – A Selected List

  • Buranelli, Vincent. Edgar Allan Poe. 1977.

                         Call Number: PS2638.B87

  • Peeples, Scott. Edgar Allan Poe Revisited. 1998.

                         Call Number: PS2638.P44 1998

  • Poe, Edgar Allan. Complete Poems. 2000.

                      Call Number: PS2605.A1 2000

  • Walker, I.M. (ed.). Edgar Allan Poe. 1986.

                       Call Number: PS38.E35 1986

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

  • Poe, Edgar Allan

Reference Materials

  • Edgar Allan Poe A to ZCall Number: REF PS2630.S68 2001

o        Pg. 25

  • Nineteenth-Century Literature CriticismCall Number: REF PN761.N5

o        Vol. 1, pg. 496, 502, 519

o        Vol. 55, pg. 141, 149, 154, 213

o        Vol. 117, pg. 192, 195, 231, 242-3, 280, 283, 287-8, 309

  • The Poe EncyclopediaCall Number: REF PS2630.P58 1997

o        Pg. 37

  • Poetry CriticismCall Number: REF PN1010.P6

o        Vol. 1, pg. 430-1, 439, 441

o        Vol. 54, pg. 276, 321

  • Poetry for StudentsCall Number: REF PN1112.P752

o        Vol. 3, pg. 45-59

Research Databases

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  • Academic Search Complete
  • Literature Resources from Gale
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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