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[Text: Burton R. Pollin, "Explanation of the Short Titles Used in the Lists", Poe, Creator of Words, Baltimore: The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore, 1974.  © 1974, by The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore, Inc.; 1980, by Burton R. Pollin; 1998, by Burton R. Pollin and the Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore, Inc.]

Abbreviations for Sources, Used in the Lists:

BGM = Burton's Gentleman's Magazine

BJ = Broadway Journal

CW = Burton R. Pollin, ed., The Collected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe (Vol 1 - The Imaginary Voyages, Pym, etc. ; Vol 2 - The Brevities, Marginalia, etc; Vols 3 & 4 - The Broadway Journal; Vol 5 - The Southern Literary Messenger.)

GLB = Godey's Lady's Book

GM = Graham's Magazine

H = Harrison, James A., ed., The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, 1902 (17 vols)

M = Thomas Ollive Mabbott, ed., The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vol 1 - Poems; Vols 2 & 3 - Tales and Sketches)

O =  John W. Ostrom, ed., The Letters of Edgar Allan Poe, 1966 (revised edition)

OED = The Oxford English Dictionary

SLM = Southern Literary Messenger

Abbreviations for Titles, Used in the Lists:

"Arnheim" = "The Domain of Arnheim"

"Bargain Lost" = "Bon-Bon"

"Blackwood Article" = "How to Write a Blackwood Article"

"Cask" = "The Cask of Amontillado"

"Devil" = "The Devil in the Belfry"

"Diddling" = Diddling Considered as One of the Exact Sciences"

"Dr. Tarr" = "The System of Dr. Tarr and Prof. Fether"

"Eiros" or "Eiros and Charmion" = "The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion"

"Four Beasts" = "Four Beasts in One"

"Hans Pfaall" = See "Pfaall"

"Imp" = "The Imp of the Perverse"

"Jerusalem" = "A Tale of Jerusalem"

"L'Omelette" = "The Duc de L'Omelette"

"Landor" = "Landor's Cottage"

"Little Frenchman" = "Why the Little Frenchman Wears His Hand in a Sling"

"Maelstrom" = "A Descent into the Maelström"

"Manuscript" or "MS" = "Manuscript Found in a Bottle"

"Marie R." or "Marie Rogêt" = "The Mystery of Marie Rogêt"

"Masque" = "The Masque of the Red Death"

"Mellonta" = "Mellonta Tauta"

"Monos and Una" = "The Colloquy of Monos and Una"

"Mummy" = "Some Words with a Mummy"

"Murders in R. M." = "The Murders in the Rue Morgue"

"Never Bet" = "Never Bet the Devil Your Head"

"Paragrab" = "X-ing a Paragrab"

"Pfaall" = "The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall"

Pym = Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

"Ragged Mountains" = "A Tale of the Ragged Mountains"

"Rationale" = "The Rationale of Verse"

"Rodman" or "Julius Rodman" = "The Journal of Julius Roclman"

"Scheherazade" = "The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Schcherazade"

"Thingum Bob" = "The Literary Life of Thingum-Bob, Esq."

"Thou Art" = "Thou Art the Man"

"Three Sundays" = "Three Sundays in a Week"

"Used Up" = "The Man That Was Used Up"

"Usher" = "The Fall of the House of Usher"

"Von Kempelen" = "Von Kempelen and His Discovery"

"W. Wilson" = "William Wilson"

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