Edgar Allan Poe — “Desultory Notes on Cats”


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Reading and Reference Texts:

Reading copy:

  • “Desultory Notes on Cats” — reading copy

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Historical Texts:

Manuscripts and Authorized Printings:

  • Text-01 — “Desultory Notes on Cats” — 1844, no original manuscript or fragments are known to exist (but this version is presumably recorded in Text-02)
  • Text-02 — “Desultory Notes on Cats” — July 19, 1844  — Philadelphia Public Ledger — (Mabbott text “A”)  (This is Mabbott’s copy-text)

 

Reprints:

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Scholarly and Noteworthy Reprints:

  • “Desultory Notes on Cats” — 1929 — Spannuth, Jacob E. and T. O. Mabbott, eds., Doings of Gotham, Pottsville, PA: Jacob E. Spannuth (pp. 86-91)
  • “Desultory Notes on Cats” — 1978 — The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 3: Tales & Sketches II, ed. T. O. Mabbott, Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (3:1095-1098)

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Comparative Texts:

Instream Comparative Texts:

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Plain Text Files for Juxta:

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Associated Material and Special Versions:

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.

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