Collections of Poe's Editorial Material
Poe's editorial material has received much less attention than his poetry
and fiction. No comprehensive collection has been printed, although the
continuing series edited by Dr. Burton Pollin hopes to correct this oversight.
Many collections erroneously include material that is not by Poe.
- Brigham, Clarence Saunders "Edgar Allan Poe's Contributuions to
Alexander's Weekly Messenger," Proceedings of the American
Antiquarian Society, new series LII, April 1942, pp. 45-124.
- Harrison, James A., ed. The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe
(1902) (Includes a number of items that are not by Poe.)
- 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, Vols 2-3 - 1978 (Second printing 1979).
- Miller, John Carl, ed., Marginallia, Charlottesville: University
Press of Virginia, 1981
- Pollin, Burton R., ed., The Collected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe
(Vol 2 - The Brevities: Pinakidia, Marginalia and Other Works, Vol
3 - The Broadway Journal, Non-fictional Prose, Part I: Text; Vol
4 - The Broadway Journal, Non-fictional Prose, Part II: Annotations), Vol
1 - Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1981. Vol 2-3 - New York: Gordian Press,
1985 and 1986.) (Vol 5 - Poe and the Southern Literary Messenger
is due out from Gordian Press by fall of 1997.)
- Seitz, Don C., ed, A Chapter on Autography, New York: Dial Press,
- Spannuth, Jacob E. and Mabbott, T. O., eds., Doings of Gotham: Poe's
Contribution to the "Columbia Spy," Pottsville, Pensylvania,
- Thompson, G. Richard, ed., Essays and Reviews, New York: The
Library of America, 1984. (A good basic collection.)
- Woodberry, George E. and Stedman, Clarence, eds., The Works of Edgar
Allan Poe, 10 vols, Chicago, 1896.
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