Edgar Allan Poe — “May Queen Ode”


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Reading and Reference Texts:

Reading copy:

  • “May Queen Ode” — reading copy

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Historical Texts:

Manuscripts and Authorized Printings:

  • Text-01 — “[May Queen Ode]” — about April 1836, no original manuscript or fragments are known to exist (but the only known stanza of this version is presumably recorded in Text-02)
  • Text-02 — “[Queen of May Ode]” — 1917 — The Complete Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. J. H. Whitty, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co (p. 164) — (Mabbott text A)  (This is Mabbott’s copy-text)  (This poem was first printed in the second edition as it was brought to the attention of J. H. Whitty after the first edition of 1911)

 

Reprints:

  • None.

 

Scholarly and Noteworthy Reprints:

  • “[May Queen Ode]” — 1969 — The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol 1:Poems, ed. T. O. Mabbott, Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (1:302)

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Comparative Texts:

Instream Comparative Texts:

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Plain Text Files for Juxta:

  • None

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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 (Vol 1 Poems), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1969.

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