Edgar Allan Poe — “Doings of Gotham”


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Reading and Reference Texts:

Reading copy:

  • “Doings of Gotham” — reading copy

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Historical Texts:

Manuscripts and Authorized Printings:

  • Text-01 — Doings of Gotham   (manuscript material)
    • Letter IV — June 4, 1844 — “Bowen” manuscript (noted in the New York Times, January 14, 1912, but now presumably lost.)
    • Letter V — June 12, 1844 — “Rosenbach” manuscript
    • Letter VI — June 18, 1844 — “Bowen” manuscript
  • Text-02 — Doings of Gotham
    • Letter I  — May 18, 1844 — Columbia Spy  (letter dated May 14, 1844)
    • Letter II  — May 25, 1844 — Columbia Spy  (letter dated May 21, 1844)
    • Letter III  — June 1, 1844 — Columbia Spy  (letter dated May 27, 1844)
    • Letter IV  — June 8, 1844 — Columbia Spy  (letter dated June 4, 1844)
    • Letter V  — June 15, 1844 — Columbia Spy  (letter dated June 12, 1844)
    • Letter VI  — June 29, 1844 — Columbia Spy  (letter dated June 18, 1844)
    • Letter VII  — July 6, 1844 — Columbia Spy  (letter dated June 25, 1844)

 

Reprints:

  • Letter IV — January 14, 1912 — the New York Times (printed from the Columbia Spy)
  • Letter VI — 1909 — The Life and Letters of Edgar Allan Poe, by George E. Woodberry (2:81-87) (printed from the manuscript, in the Ridgeway Library in Philadelphia, PA)

 

Scholarly and Noteworthy Reprints:

  • Doings of Gotham — 1929 — Spannuth, Jacob E. and T. O. Mabbott, eds., Pottsville, PA: Jacob E. Spannuth (Collects Poe’s contributions to the Columbia Spy. The editors make some small changes and errors in reproducing Poe’s texts.)

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Comparative Texts:

Instream Comparative Texts:

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Plain Text Files for Juxta:

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Miscellaneous Texts and Related Items:

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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.
  • Spannuth, Jacob E. and T. O. Mabbott, Doings of Gotham, Pottsville, PA: Jacob E. Spannuth, 1929. (Collects Poe’s contributions to the Columbia Spy.)

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