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Edwin Percy Whipple

(Born: March 8, 1819 - Died: June 16, 1886)

American critic and essayist.

Edwin Percy Whipple

Criticism (Texts and Variant Texts
  • "About Critics and Criticism"  (Summer 1849, text "A" — "Graham" Manuscript) (initially sent to John Priestly for the American Review, on Jan. 20, 1849, but returned.)
  • "About Critics and Criticism"  (January 1850, text "B" — Graham's)
  • "E. P. Whipple and Other Critics"  (1850, text "C" — Works)
  • “About Critics and Criticism” — 1984 — Edgar Allan Poe: Essays and Reviews, ed. G. R. Thompson, New York: Library of America (pp. 1039-1045)

  • Duyckinck, E. A. and G. L., "Edwin Percy Whipple," Cyclopedia of American Literature, New York: Charles Scribner, 1856, 2:664-665
  • 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.
  • Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, "Edwin Percy Whipple," Atlantic Monthly, September 1886, 58:345-348
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, ed., The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vols 2-3 Tales and Sketches), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978. (Second printing 1979)
  • Thomas, Dwight and David K. Jackson, The Poe Log: A Documentary Life of Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849, Boston: G. K. Hall & Sons, 1987.
  • Wilson, James Grant and John Fiske, eds., Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1889, 6:460-461

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