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An Index of Authors in “The Literati”









This list includes all of the authors treated in Poe's "Literati" series, comprised of the following installments:
  • "The Literati of New York City (Part I)" (Godey's Lady's Book, May 1846, reprinted in the June 1846 issue)
  • "The Literati of New York City (Part II)" (Godey's Lady's Book, June 1846)
  • "The Literati of New York City (Part III)" (Godey's Lady's Book, July 1846)
  • "The Literati of New York City (Part IV)" (Godey's Lady's Book, August 1846)
  • "The Literati of New York City (Part V)" (Godey's Lady's Book, September 1846)
  • "The Literati of New York City (Part VI)" (Godey's Lady's Book, October 1846)
  • "The Literati of New-York -- S. Anna Lewis"  (manuscript fragments, 1848)
  • "The Literati of New-York -- S. Anna Lewis"  (United States Magazine and Democratic Review, August 1848)
  • "Literary America" (manuscript material)
  • "The Literati" (volume III of The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe, 1850)













Authors in "The Literati"

The authors are listed alphabetically by last name.

American Authors with Dedicated Entries:



















Authors Mentioned in Passing:


  • Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth - (No. I - Godey's, May 1846 - Intro) (No. IV - Godey's, August 1846 - S. M. Fuller)
















Notes:

Many of these names, although unfamiliar to modern readers, would have been recognized by Poe's contemporaries from contributions to various periodicals of the day. A good number of these authors are documented in the extremely useful Dictionary of Literary Biography, and are so noted with a comment of DLB.







 
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