Edgar Allan Poe — “Exordium”


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Reading and Reference Texts:

Reading copy:

  • “Exordium” — reading copy

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Historical Texts:

Manuscripts and Authorized Printings:

  • Text-01 — “[Exordium]” — 1841, no original manuscript or fragments are known to exist (but this version is presumably recorded in Text-02)
  • Text-02 — “[Exordium]” — January 1842 — Graham’s

 

Reprints:

  • “Exordium” — 1904 — American Literary Criticism, ed. William Morton Payne, New York: Longmans, Green & Co. (pp. 95-101)

 

Scholarly and Noteworthy Reprints:

  • “Exordium” — 1902 — The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol 11: Literary Criticism, ed. J. A. Harrison, New York: T. Y. Crowell (11:1-8)
  • “Exordium” — 1909 — Selections from the Critical Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. Frederick C. Prescott, New York: Henry Holt (pp. 65-72 and 329)
  • “Exordium” — 1984 — Edgar Allan Poe: Essays and Reviews, ed. G. R. Thompson, New York: Library of America (pp. 1027-1032)
  • “Exordium” — 2009 — Edgar Allan Poe: Critical Theory, Stuart and Susan F. Levine, eds., Chicago: University of Illinois Press (pp. 37-49)

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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:

  • “Exorde” — 1983 — Préfaces et Marginalia, Aix-en-Provence: Alinéa (French translation by Jean-Marie Maguin and Claude Richard)
  • “Exordium” — 2007 — Audio book (unabridged), read by Chris Aruffo (part of a 5-CD set)

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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, ed., The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vols 2-3 Tales and Sketches), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978.

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