Text: Burton R. Pollin, “Explanation of Letter Symbols, etc.,” Dictionary of Names and Titles in Poe’s Collected Works, (1968), vii-xxix (This material is protected by copyright)


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THE LETTER SYMBOLS EXPLAINED

a:   an article by Poe on a book or person or a subject
c:   a comment of at least a sentence or an implied opinion about the name or title
f:   a character in one of Poe’s tales or poems
fq:   a fictional character in the work under discussion
j:   a periodical or journal discussed by Poe
m:   a mere mention of a work or person
p:   a passage, usually of a few sentences, and occasionally of a few paragraphs
q:   any name or title quoted by Poe from another source in its context
r:   the title of a work reviewed by Poe
t:   the title of one of Poe’s tales or poems

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HARRISON’S VOLUMES:

THE NATURE OF THEIR CONTENTS

THE LETTER SYMBOLS EXPLAINED

2-6:   Poe’s Tales, Arranged Chronologically
7:   Poe’s Poetry
8-9:   Poe’s Early Criticism
10-11:   Poe’s Criticism of the Middle Period
12-13:   Poe’s Later criticism
14:   Poe’s Essays and Miscellanies
15:   Papers on the Literati and Autography
16:   Marginalia and EUREKA

 


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Notes:

None.


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