Edgar Allan Poe — “To M—” (“I heed not ...”)


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Reading and Reference Texts:

Reading copy:

  • “To M—” — reading copy

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Historical Texts:

Manuscripts and Authorized Printings:

  • Text-01 — “Alone” — about 1828 — “Wilmer” manuscript — (Mabbott text A)
  • Text-02 — “To M—” — 1829 — ATMP — (Mabbott text B)  (This is Mabbott’s copy-text for this early version)
  • Text-03 — “To M—” — 1845 — manuscript revisions in ATMP (no revisions, but stanzas 3-5 are marked for deletion, in preparation for RAOP, where the poem was not used) — (Mabbott text C)
  • Text-04 — “To ——”   — 1845-1849 — “Osgood” manuscript — (Mabbott text D)  (This is Mabbott’s copy-text for the final version)
  • Text-05 — “To ——” — 1850 — WORKS — (Mabbott text E)

 

Reprints:

  • “To M—” — 1830 — Baltimore Minerva and Emerald (excerpt, printed as part of a review of ATMP)
  • “To ——” — 1875 — The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol 3: Poems  and Essays, ed. J. H. Ingram, Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black (3:35)

 

Scholarly and Noteworthy Reprints:

  • “To ——” — 1894-1895 — The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 10: Poems, ed. G. E. Woodberry and E. C. Stedman, Chicago: Stone and Kimball (10:87, and pp. 193-194)
  • To ——” — 1902 — The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 7: Poems, ed. J. A. Harrison, New York: T. Y. Crowell (10:43, and 10:167-168)
  • “To —” — 1911 — The Complete Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. J. H. Whitty, Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co. (p. 131, and pp. 278-279)
  • “To ——” — 1917 — The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. Killis Campbell, Boston: Ginn and Company (p. 52, and p. 196)
  • “To ——” — 1965 — The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. Floyd Stovall, Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia (p. 44, and pp. 207-208)
  • To M—” — 1969 — The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 1: Poems, ed. T. O. Mabbott, Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (1:135-138)  (Mabbott gives two versions of the poem)
  • “To ——” — 1984 — Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales, Patrick F. Quinn (New York: Library of America) (p. 57) (reprints the text from Mabbott, 1969)

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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:

  • “A —” — dated 2009, but available in late 2008 — Poèmes d‘Edgar Allan Poe, Paris: Publibook (translation by Jean Hautepierre)

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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 (Vol 1 Poems), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1969.
  • Woodberry, George Edward and Edmund Clarence Stedman, The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Chicago: Stone & Kimball, 1895, 10:194-194

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