Edgar Allan Poe — “To the River —— [Po]”


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Reading and Reference Texts:

Reading copy:

  • “To the River —— [Po]” — reading copy

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Historical Texts:

Manuscripts and Authorized Printings:

  • Text-01 — “In an Album. — To the River ——” — about 1828 — “Wilmer” manuscript — (Mabbott text A)
  • Text-02 — “To the River ——” — 1829 — ATMP — (Mabbott text B)
  • Text-03 — “To the River ——” — August 1839 — Burton’s — (Mabbott text C)
  • Text-04 — “To the River ——” — February 25 and March 4, 1843 — Saturday Museum — (Mabbott text D)
  • Text-05 — “To the River ——” — 1845 — manuscript changes in ATMP in preparation for RAOP — (Mabbott text E)
  • Text-06 — “To the River ——” — September 6, 1845 — Broadway Journal — (Mabbott text F)
  • Text-07 — “To the River ——” — 1845 — RAOP — (Mabbott text G)  (This is Mabbott’s copy-text)

 

Reprints:

  • To the River ——” — 1850 — WORKS — Griswold merely reprints Text-06  (Mabbott text H)
  • “To the River ——” — 1875 — The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol 3: Poems  and Essays, ed. J. H. Ingram, Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black (3:84)

 

Scholarly and Noteworthy Reprints:

  • “To the River ——” — 1894-1895 — The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 10: Poems, ed. G. E. Woodberry and E. C. Stedman, Chicago: Stone and Kimball (10:132, and p. 230)
  • To the River ——” — 1902 — The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 7: Poems, ed. J. A. Harrison, New York: T. Y. Crowell (10:42, and 10:166-167)
  • “To the River —” — 1911 — The Complete Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. J. H. Whitty, Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co. (pp. 130, and p. 278)
  • “To the River ——” — 1917 — The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. Killis Campbell, Boston: Ginn and Company (pp. 51-52, and p. 195)
  • “To the River ——” — 1965 — The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. Floyd Stovall, Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia (p. 43, and pp. 206-207)
  • To the River [Po]” — 1969 — The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 1: Poems, ed. T. O. Mabbott, Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (1:133-135)
  • “To the River ——” — 1984 — Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales, Patrick F. Quinn (New York: Library of America) (p. 57) (reprints Text-07)

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Comparative Texts:

Instream Comparative Texts:

  • None

 

Plain Text Files for Juxta:

  • None

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Associated Material and Special Versions:

Miscellaneous Texts and Related Items:

  • “A la rivière —” — dated 2009, but available in late 2008 — Poèmes d‘Edgar Allan Poe, Paris: Publibook (translation by Jean Hautepierre)

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Bibliography:

  • Heartman, Charles F. and James R. Canny, A Bibliography of First Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Hattiesburg, MS: The Book Farm, 1943.
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, “Poe’s ‘To The River’,” Explicator, June 1945, vol. 3
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, “ ‘To The River’,” Explicator, April 1945, vol. 3 (a query)
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, ed., The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vol 1 Poems), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1969.

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