Edgar Allan Poe — “Fairyland”


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Reading and Reference Texts:

Reading copy:

  • “Fairyland” — reading copy

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Historical Texts:

Manuscripts and Authorized Printings:

  • Text-01 — “[Heaven]” — 1829, no original manuscript or fragments are known to exist (but this version is presumably recorded in Text-02)
  • Text-02 — “[Heaven]” — September 1829 — of excerpts only, Yankee — (Mabbott text A)
  • Text-03 — “[Untitled]” — November 1829 — of excerpts only, American Monthly — (Mabbott text B)
  • Text-04 — “Fairyland” — 1829 — ATMP — (Mabbott text C)
  • Text-05 — “Fairy-Land” — 1829 or 1830 — of excerpts only — (Mabbott text D)
  • Text-06 — “Fairy Land” — 1831 — POEMS — (Mabbott text E)
  • Text-07 — “Fairyland” — August 1839 — Burton’s — (Mabbott text F)
  • Text-08 — “Fairy-Land” — 1845 — manuscript revisions in ATMP in prepartion for RAOP — (Mabbott text G)
  • Text-09 — “Fairyland” — October 4, 1845 — Broadway Journal — (Mabbott text J)
  • Text-10 — “Fairy-Land” — 1845 — RAOP — (Mabbott text H)  (This is Mabbott’s copy-text)

 

Reprints:

  • “[Fairy Land]” — May 7, 1831 — New York Mirror  (reprint of excerpts from Poems in a short review)
  • Fairy-Land” — 1850 — WORKS — Griswold merely reprints Text-09  (Mabbott text K)
  • “Fairyland” — 1875 — The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol 3: Poems  and Essays, ed. J. H. Ingram, Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black (3:86-87)

 

Scholarly and Noteworthy Reprints:

  • “Fairy-Land” — 1894-1895 — The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 10: Poems, ed. G. E. Woodberry and E. C. Stedman, Chicago: Stone and Kimball (10:136-137, and pp. 234-236)
  • Fairy-Land” — 1902 — The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 7: Poems, ed. J. A. Harrison, New York: T. Y. Crowell (10:44-45, and 10:168-171)
  • “Fairy-Land” — 1911 — The Complete Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. J. H. Whitty, Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co. (pp. 132-133, and pp. 280-282)
  • “Fairy-Land” — 1917 — The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. Killis Campbell, Boston: Ginn and Company (pp. 53-56, and pp. 197-199)
  • “Fairy-Land” — 1965 — The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. Floyd Stovall, Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia (pp. 45-46, and pp. 208-211)  (In his notes, Stovall gives the full text of the 1831 “Fairy-Land.”)
  • Fairyland [I]” — 1969 — The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 1: Poems, ed. T. O. Mabbott, Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (1:138-142)
  • Fairyland [II]” — 1969 — The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 1: Poems, ed. T. O. Mabbott, Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (1:161-163) (Because the revisions are substantial, Mabbott printis this as a separate poem.)
  • “Fairy Land” — 1984 — Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales, Patrick F. Quinn (New York: Library of America) (pp. 57-59) (reprints Text-06)
  • “Fairy-Land” — 1984 — Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales, Patrick F. Quinn (New York: Library of America) (pp. 59-60) (reprints Text-10)

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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:

  • “La Pays des Fées” — 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.

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