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Mabbott, Thomas O.: ed., Selected Poetry and Prose of Edgar Allan Poe * including the first book publication of the complete text of “The Light-House,” 1389, and sources of Poe stories, 16, 660n, 800n; The Raven and Other Poems, 1398; Edgar Allan Poe / Prose Romances (with Hatvary), 1397; Doings of Gotham (with Spannuth), 1409 (see entries under “The Doings of Gotham”); An Unwritten Drama of Lord Byron, 424n; Merlin by Lambert A. Wilmer, 494n; Life and Works of Edward Coote Pinkney (with Pleadwell), 288 nXII; articles cited, on the Folio Club, 201n, on an early publication of “Ligeia,” 309, on “Thou Art the Man,” 1043 (under TEXTS), on Poe’s debt to Lardner, 648n; others, 805n, 1252n

Macaulay, Thomas Babington: as a source of “A Tale of the Ragged Mountains,” 937-938, 950 n1, 951 n10, 952 n21; mentioned, 516 n4, 952 n14

McHenry, Dr. James: 632 n3, 634 n23

Machiavelli, Niccolo: 94 n4, 117 n30, 375 n8, 419 n17, 995 n13

Mackenzie, Alexander Slidell: 917 n2. See also Slidell, Alexander

Macmillan Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Famous Phrases, The: 1376 nn10 and 17

McNeal, Thomas H.: 335n

Macnish, Robert: as a source, 115 n14, 171, 363, 597, 598n

MacPherson, Harriet: 885n

Macpherson, James (“Ossian”): 5, 187, 635

Madrid in 1835: review by Poe cited, 935 n7, 1355 n5

Mädler, Johann Heinrich von: 1308 n39

Maelzel, Johann Nepomuk: 1366 n15

“Maelzel’s Chess-Player”: 573 n30, 1118, 1173 n30

Magi: 200 n11

Magian: See Pseudo-Smerdis

Maginn, William: as a Poe source, 359 n15, 363, 634 n18, 700 n23

Mahony, Francis (“Father Prout”): 419 n16

Maillard, Stanislas-Marie: 1022 n1

Maitre Pierre Pathelin: 1117 n8

Malibran, Maria Felicia: 918 n18, 934 n4

Mallarmé, Stéphane: 1266n

Mallin, Henry: associated with the Mary Rogers case, 777 n18, 782 n68, 788 n119

Mangan, J.C.: as a possible source, 524

Man in the Iron Mask: 184 n2, 391 n21

Mann, Captain Daniel: 377, 390 n16

Mann, Thomas (pseud.): See Maginn, William

Manni, Domenico Maria: as a source, 970 n5

“Man of the Crowd, The”: 505-518; and “The Cask of Amontillado,” 1264 n7; and “How to Write a Blackwood Article,” 359 n18; and “King Pest,” 254 n5; and “Metzengerstein,” 30 n2; and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” 569 n5; and “The Purloined Letter,” 995 n13; and “Silence,” 200 n18

“Man that was Used Up, The”: 376-392; and “The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion,” 462 n7; and “A Decided Loss,” 60 n8; and “The Gold-Bug,” 846 n20; and “How to Write a Blackwood Article,” 361 n40; and “Ligeia,” 331 n4; and “Lionizing,” 184 n2; and “Preface to Marginalia,” 1116 n5; and “Three Sundays in a Week,” 659 n18

“MS. Found in a Bottle”: 130-148; and “The Balloon Hoax,” 1086 n18; and “Berenice,” 219 n5; and the Folio Club, 202; and “The Folio Club,” 206 n2; and “A Descent into the Maelström,” 596 nn15 and 16; and “Ligeia,” 332 n13, 334 n32; and “The Oblong Box,” 935 n12; and “The Pit and the Pendulum,” 697 n2, 698 n6; and “The Power of Words,” 1216 n6; and “Silence,” 199 n1, 200 n16; and “A Tale of the Ragged Mountains,” 952 n17; mentioned, 288 nIX, 424n, 577n, 645 (title note)

“MSS Found in a Drawer” (anonymous): 133

“Marginalia”: 1409: first publication of “A Would-be Crichton,” 1324; additions made by Griswold in Works, 1121n; cited on a source of “The Imp of the Perverse,” 1218, on the use of the dash, XXXIII, on “no exquisite beauty without some strangeness in the proportions,” 331 n4, on misapplication of quotations, 335n, on “My Heart Laid Bare,” 505n, on Dionysius Lardner, 648, 659 n15, 1151, on visions that appear just before slumber, 698 n9, on ambition and on a “very far superior” mind, 712 nn3 and 4, 713 n7, 998, on ventum textilem, 917 n6, on Poe’s two stories about mesmerism of the dying, 1024n, 1026, 1028, 1040, 1232, on the Montgomeries, 76 n15, 1112 n11, on Pusey, 185 n17, 1097 n1, on Ainsworth, 1060 n11, 1082 n1, on the power of words, 1216 (title note), on Silk Buckingham, 1306 n8, on odors as an “idiosyncratic force,” 1341 n12, on the Alphadelphia Tocsin, 1368n, on the motto of “A Reviewer Reviewed,” 1386 (motto note); other citations, 30 n3, 38 n2, 115 n6, 169 n24, 200 n15, 206 n1, 220 n8, 332 n7, 334 n24, 359 n171, 363n, 391 n21, 421 n26, 462 n4, 503 n4, 504 n9, 526, 618,nn8 and 12, 619 n21, 774 (motto note), 995 n13, 997 n27, 1023 n17, 1041 n6, 1060 n4, 1174 n35, 1284 n22, 1366 n12, 1387 n17

“Marginal Notes”: title of the two installments of “Marginalia” in Godey’s, 1026, 1409

Mariner’s Chronicle: Containing Narratives of the Most Remarkable Disasters at Sea . . . and Other Extraordinary and Interesting Occurrences, The: a source, 576, 595 n6, 596 n18

Mark Antony: 41, 76 n22

Marlowe, Christopher: 917 n1

Marmontel, Jean-François: 605 n1

Maroncelli, Piero: 1243 n1

Marryat, Captain Frederick: The Phantom Ship, review by Poe cited, 132; mention, 170

Marshall, James Wilson: 1356

Marshall, John: 260, 288 nXV

Marsyas: 61 n19

Martial: 117 n28

Martin, H. Bradley: 119, 1291, 1377, 1378

Martin, John (artist): 597

Martin, Richard (“Humanity Dick”): 1147 n19

Mason, Thomas Monck: a source, 1063, 1084-1088; other mention, 390 n7, 1065, 1082 n1

“Masque of the Red Death, The”: 667-678; and “The Assignation,” 168 n11; and “Eleonora,” 647 n26; and “King Pest,” 238; and “Metzengerstein,” 30 n6; mentioned, 620

Massasoit: 60 n11

Mathews, Charles: review by Poe, 1209 n4

Mathews, Cornelius: 304 (motto note), 884n

Mathews, M. M.: 358 n9, 1341 n4

Matthews, Brander: 521n, 522n

Matthias, Benjamin: possible source, 860n

Maturin, Charles Robert: quoted, 698 n18

Maupin, Socrates: letter to Poe cited, 524

Maury, Matthew Fontaine: 1365 n1

May-Flower, The* (Boston): 1218, 1399

Mazarin, Cardinal: 117 n30

Medwin, Captain Thomas: cited 424n

Mela, Pomponius: 39 n14, 360 n26, 421 n24, 605-606 n5

Mellen, Grenville: 260n, 289 nXXIX, 598n

“Mellonta Tauta”: 1289-1319; and “The Angel of the Odd,” 1112 n14; and “The Balloon Hoax,” 1082 n1, 1086 n18; and “The Colloquy of Monos and Una,” 607, 617 (motto note), 618 n8; and “A Descent into the Maelström,” 595 n3; and “Eleonora,” 646 n4; and “Four Beasts in One,” 130 n12; and “Landor’s Cottage,” 1340 n1; and “MS. Found in a Bottle,” 133; and “Philosophy of Furniture,” 504 n9; and “Some Words with a Mummy,” 1197 n11, 1201 n38; and “The Spectacles,” 918 n24; and “The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade,” 1174 n45; and “William Wilson,” 449 n1

Melton, Wightman F.: 636n

Melville, A.R. Leslie: 1063n

“Mem[oranda]: for Philadelphia”: (manuscript in Griswold papers, Boston Public Library), 1377

Ménage, Gilles: Ménagiana, 917 n6

Menander: 117 n28, 361 n38

Mercator, Gerardus (Gerhard Kremer): 148 n27

Mercer, Margaret: possible source, 598n, 636, 646 n6

Mercier, Louis-Sebastien: a source, 30 n2

Mercury (New York): quoted, 1067

Merlin, Countess de: (reviewed by Poe), 917 n9, 918 n18

Merritt, Gilbert: associated with the Mary Rogers case, 719

Mesmer, Franz Anton: 951 n3, 1200 n30, 1229

“Mesmeric Revelation”: 1024-1042; and “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar,” 1228, 1243 n6; and “Ligeia,” 333 n20; and “Mellonta Tauta,” 1308 n32; and “Metzengerstein,” 31 n12; and “The Power of Words,” 1211, 1217 n10; and “A Tale of the Ragged Mountains,” 951 n4; and “X-ing a Paragrab,” 1375 n4; mentioned, 1231, 1253, 1387 n9

Mesmerism “in articulo mortis“: 1231, 1387 n9

Mespoulet, Marguerite: 636n

Metamora (play): 60 n11

Methodist Review* (New York): publication of “A Prediction,” 1320

“Metzengerstein”: 15-31; and “Berenice,” 219 n3; and “Bon-Bon,” 117 n29; and the Folio Club, 201; and “The Folio Club,” 206 n2; and “Ligeia,” 333 n20; and “The Literary Life of Thingum Bob,” 1147 n25; and “The Man of the Crowd,” 516 (motto note); and “The Masque of the Red Death,” 678 n10; and “Mesmeric Revelation,” 1042 n15; and “Morella;” 221n, 237 n14; and “The Purloined Letter,” 995 n17; and “The Tell-Tale Heart,” 798 n2; and “William Wilson,” 450 n12; mentioned, 474 n4

Meunier, Isabelle (translator): 452, 526, 805

Mézeray, François-Eudes de: 569 n6

Miantinomoh: 60 n11

Michelangelo Buonarroti: 169 n29

Milani, Anna: 505n

Mill, James: 618 n8, 1116 n1

Mill, John Stuart: 361 n35, 1116 n1, 1307 n26

Miller, F. DeWolfe: 597n

“Miller, Rev. George”: 259, 286 n3

Miller, Joe: 286 n1, 1307 n26

Miller, William (Adventist): 452

Milton, John: Paradise Lost, cited, 192 n6, 362 (title note), 418 n7, 618 n9, 917 n8, 971 n13, mentioned on Belial, 39 n12, on Baalzebub, 50 n23, 82 n14, on Phlegethon, 596 n10, other mention, 597, 646 n3, 1146 n7; Comus cited, 331 (title note), 362 (motto note), 1284 n22, 1319 n7; l’Allegro cited, 646 n10, 1095 n14

Minor, Benjamin Blake (editor): 1125

Minor, Lucian: 186 n23, 259

Minucius Felix: 184 n3

“Miss Lucy Long” (minstrel song): 1120 n1

Mitchell, John (“Captain Orlando Sabertash”): 1195 n4

“Model Verses” (Mabbott, I, 392-394): 859 n8

Mohammed Ali (Pasha of Egypt, 1805-1848): 118, 1175-1176

Mohr, Franz Karl: 669n

Moldenhauer, Joseph J.: 492 n13, 702n, 885-886n, 1113n, 1267

Molière: 572 n27, 659 n15

Moll, June: 1398n

Monaghan, Frank: 800n

Montesquieu: 391 n22, 659 n18, 1116 n5

Montfleury (actor): 31, 38 n2

Montgomery, James: quoted, 1150; mentioned, 76 n15

Montgomery, Robert: 76 n15, 634 n20, 1111 n11, 1150n

Montrèsor, John: 1255n

Moody, Richard: cited, 60 n11

Moore, John Robert: 523, 1283 (title note)

Moore, Thomas: a source, 52 (motto), 59 n1, 61 (motto), 75 n1, 184 n2, 186 n21, 188n, 634 n21, 1145-1146 (title note); mentioned, 148n, 187 n26, 237 n10, 255 n12, 375 n9, 866 n4, 917 n6, 1120, 1147 n28, 1211, 1387 n19

Mordell, Albert: cited, 1253n

More, Sir (St.) Thomas: 168 n12

Moreau, Pierre: 571 n26

Morell, Venerable Mother Juliana: a source, 222

“Morella”: 221-237; and “Berenice,” 219 n3, 220 n10; and “A Dream,” 10 n5; and “Eleonora,” 647 n26; and “The Fall of the House of Usher,” 394n, 418 n8; and the Folio Club, 202; and “Ligeia,” 307, 331 n1, 333 n15; and “The Literary Life of Thingum Bob,” 1147 n25; and “Loss of Breath,” 82 n9; and “The Man that was Used Up,” 376; and “Metzengerslein,” 15, 41 n11; and “The Oval Portrait,” 660n, 661n; and “The Premature Burial,” 953n; and “Shadow,” 188n, 192 n8; and “Von Kempelen and His Discovery,” 1366 n11; and “William Wilson,” 425n; mentioned, 239, 1177n

Morgan, John (founder of the University of Pennsylvania medical school): cited, 1172 n27

Morgan, Sydney (Lady Morgan): 38 n5, 206 n2, 659 n14, 780 n43

Morley, S. Griswold: 222n

Morning Courier and New York Enquirer: 1365 n4

“Morning on the Wissahiccon” (“The Elk”): 860-867; and “The Gold-Bug,” 846 n15; and “Landor’s Cottage,” 1341 n11; and “The Light-House,” 1392 n2

Morris, George Pope: a source, 462; mentioned, 492 n19, 1146 n6, 1309 n45, 1366 n10

Morris, Robert: “The Banker’s Daughter,” 804

Morse, Joseph W.: associated with the Mary Rogers case, 717, 784 n75

Morse, Samuel F.B.: 390 11n, 1094 n2, 1120 n2, 1174 n38, 1306 n14

Morton, Maxwell V.Z.W.: cited on sources, A Builder of the Beautiful, 115 n14, 171n, 331 n1, 363n, 999n, 1000, 1023 n19

Moss, Sidney: 292n, 450 n8, 1124n

“Motto for ‘The Gold-Bug‘”: 844 (motto note)

Mouat, Richard: a source, 1171 n16

“Moving Chapters”: 1088-1095; and “The Literary Life of Thingum Bob,” 1147 n19; and “The Swiss Bell-Ringers,” 1120 n2

Mudford, William: a source, 700 n27

Munday, George: 1095 n11

Murchison, Roderick Impey: 1117 n10

“Murders in the Rue Morgue, The”: 521-574; and “The Angel of the Odd,” 1110 n2, and “The Colloquy of Monos and Una,” 618 n16; and “The Gold-Bug,” 803n; and “Hop-Frog,” 1355 n11; and “The Imp of the Perverse,” 1227 n2; and “Ligeia;” 332 n10; and “Lionizing,” 185 n16; and “Mellonta Tauta,” 1307 n24; and “Metzengerstein,” 206 n2; and “Morella,” 236 n2; and “The Mystery of Marie Roget,” 715n, 775 n10, 780 n41, 782 n69; and “Preface to Marginalia,” 1116 n4; and “The Purloined Letter,” 972, 993 (motto note), 994, 113, 997 n27; and “A Remarkable Letter,” 1318 n5; and “A Reviewer Reviewed,” 1386 n5; and “The Sphinx,” 1245n; and “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether,” 1024 n26; and “A Tale of the Ragged Mountains,” 953 n23; and “William Wilson,” 425n; mentioned, 376

Murphy, Arthur: 844 (motto note)

Murphy, George D.: 1043n

Murray, Hugh: a source, 605 n5, 1171 n13

Museum of Foreign Literature and Science (Philadelphia): possible source, 680n, 699 n20

“Mystery of Marie Roget, The”: 715-788; and “The Landscape Garden,” 713 n14; and “Mesmeric Revelation,” 1040 n2; and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” 573 n33; and “The Purloined Letter,” 996 n22; and “The Sphinx,” 1251 n3; and “A Tale of the Ragged Mountains,” 952 n13; and “Von Kempelen and His Discovery,” 1365 n3; mentioned, 790n, 92tn

“Mystification”: 291-305; and “The Fall of the House of Usher,” 394n; and the Folio Club, 203; and “Ligeia,” 332 n6; and “Lionizing;” 187 n26; and “The Oval Portrait,” 660n; mentioned 491 n1


Naevius: 116 n25

Napier, W.F.: review by Poe mentioned, 700 n28

Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, The (1838): and “The Balloon Hoax,” 1086 n18; and “The Black Cat,” 860 n13; and “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar,” 1244 n10; and “The Imp of the Perverse,” 1227 n5; and “MS. Found in a Bottle,” 132n, 147 n23, 148 n26; and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” 572 n30; and “The Pit and the Pendulum,” 698 n7; and “The Premature Burial,” 971 n16; and “Silence,” 199 n3; and “Thou Art the Man,” 1043; mentioned, 255 n23, 288 nXVIII

National Institute (Washington, D.C.): 1172 n20

Naval Chronicle (London): a source, 238-239

Neal, John: 288 nXII; in the Folio Club, 206 n2; on Robert Montgomery, 76 n15, 634 n20; mention, 201, 633 n6, 880 n1, 1148 n39

Neal, Joseph C.: a source, 480-481

Neale, Walter G., Jr.: 222n

Nelson, Evelyn: 716n

Nergal (heathen god): 49 n23

Nero: mentioned: 82 n13, 1308 n36

“Never Bet the Devil Your Head”: 619-634; and “The Angel of the Odd,” 1112 n11; and “Autography,” 287 nVIII; and “The Black Cat,” 859 n2; and “The Colloquy of Monos and Una,” 617 n5; and “A Descent into the Maelström,” 596 n19; and “How to Write a Blackwood Article,” 362 n47; and “The Literary Life of Thingum Bob,” 1146 n11; and “Loss of Breath,” 76 n15; and “Morella,” 236 (motto note); and “Philosophy of Furniture,” 503 n5; and “Preface to Marginalia,” 1116 n6; and “Some Words with a Mummy,” 1201 n37; and “Thou Art the Man,” 1060 n7; and “Von Kempelen and His Discovery,” 1367 n16; mentioned, 1117 n7

New-England Magazine (Boston): 14, 119

New Mirror (New York): 921, 971 n15, 1111 n7, 1198 n16, 1244. See also New-York Mirror

New Monthly Belle Assemblée (London): a source, 883

New Monthly Magazine (London): a source, 193, 1218, 1227 n7, 1344n; mentioned, 185 n14

Newnham, William: reviewed by Poe, 1024n

Newton, Isaac: mentioned, 185 n9, 480 n3, 1289, 1307 n28

New World* (New York): publication of “Ligeia” (D), 308; as a source, 1175; comment on “Ligeia,” 333 n22, on “Mesmeric Revelation,” 1026; mentioned, 631 (title note), 1200 n34

New York American: 60 n11

New York American for the Country: a source, 1065

New York Herald: cited on the Mary Rogers case, (August 3, 1841) her earlier disappearance, 716, 783 n73, (August 17) testimony of the medical examiner, 777 n19, 778 n28, (September 17) evidence from Hoboken, 779 nn35, 36, and 38, 782 n67, 785 n89, (September 24) editorial speculation, 784 n77, 786 n99, (October 9 and 11) death of Payne, 780 n39; other mention, 802n, 803n, 804n, 921n, 1067, 1148, 1200

New York Journal: publication (abridged) of “A Reviewer Reviewed,” 1377, 1378

New-York Mirror: 1407; as a source, 238, 292n, 462-463, 597-598, 998; as possible source of details, 1149 n45, 1176, 1195 n4, 1254-1255, 1325 n1, 1367; publication of articles by Willis, 170, 206 n2, and of Fay’s burlesque of “Lionizing,” 172; other mention, 290 nXXXVIII, 492 n18, 1170 n5. See also Evening Mirror, New Mirror, and Weekly Mirror.

New York Times and Commercial Intelligencer: on the Mary Rogers case, 783 n73

New-York Tribune: quoted, on the Mary Rogers case, 719, 720, 780 n39, on the Eccaleobion, 1172 n29, on “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar,” 1230; cited, 921n, 973n, 1099, 1176, 1245, 1309, 1365

Nibhaz: 50 n23

Nicander: 117 n28

Nichol, John: 222, 1177n

Nichol, John Pringle: 570 n16, 571 n21

Nichols, Mrs. Mary Gove: memories of Poe, 477, 504 n15, 712 n4, 1326, 1342 n17; mentioned, 1100

Nicolas, Sèbastian-Roch: See Chamfort

Nicolini, Jose: 934 n3

Niebuhr, Barthold Georg: 1094 n1

Nimrod: 117 n29

Nizard, Charles: cited, 658 n3

Noah, Mordecai M.: 260n, 290 nXXXV, 1067

Noctes Ambrosianae of “Blackwood”: 1264 n13

Nolan, J. Bennett: 860

Norman, Emma Katherine: 361 n36

Norris, J.S.: letter from Poe, 194

Norris, Walter B.: 1063

North, Christopher (pseud.): See Wilson, John

North American Quarterly (Fairfield’s; Philadelphia): 194

North American Review (Boston): 287 nIV, 288 nX, 289 nXXV; as a source, 167 (motto note), 361 n33; mentioned, 633 n7, 1146 n11, 1378n

Norton, Thomas: a source, 240, 254 (motto note)

Notes and Queries* (London): publication of “The Light-House,” 1389

“Novalis”: See Hardenberg, Friedrich von.

Nubian Geographer: 595 n3, 646 n4, 1305 n2, 1318 n1

Nuts to Crack: review by Poe cited, 994 n10


“Oblong Box, The”: 919-935; and “Hop-Frog,” 1355 n5; mentioned, 719n, 805n

O‘Connell, Daniel: 882 n12

O‘Connor, Eileen: 637n

O‘Connor, Roger: 286 n2

Odell, George C.: 884n, 1118n, 1197 n13, 1245 n1

O‘Donnell, Elliot: 375 n7

Oedipus: 646 n5, 1059 n1

“Oh, Tempora! Oh, Mores!”: 304 n4, 1376 n8

“Old English Tale, An”: 4

Oliver, Richard: 637n

“Oliver Yorke”: 1195 n4

“On the Imaginative Faculties”: 14

Opal for 1844*: first publication of “Morning on the Wissahiccon,” 861, 1399

Opal for 1845: 921, 1318 n5

Osgood, Frances Sargent: 332 n11

Otis, James F.: 260, 290 nXXXVI

Ousby, I.V.K.: 572 n28

“Outis”: 1378n, 1387 n17

“Oval Portrait, The”: 659-667; and “Ligeia,” 332 n9; and “Mystification,” 291n; and “The Pit and the Pendulum,” 698 n6; and “A Tale of the Ragged Mountains,” 952 n17; mentioned, 149, 504 n14. See also “Life in Death”

Ovid: 116 n25, 117 n28, 503 n1, 571 n22, 1306 n15


“Paddy O‘Rafferty” (song): 375 n9

Padley, Archibald W.: associated with the Mary Rogers case, 777 n18, 778 n28, 779 n32

“Paean, A”: 254 n8

Paixhans, General Henri-Joseph: 634 n22

Palfrey, John Gorham: 287 nIV

Palladio, Andrea: 167 n2

Paltsits, Victor: 1088,n30

Parker, Justice: associated with the Mary Rogers case, 776 n14

Parks, Edd Winfield: 15

Pascal, Blaise: quoted, 618 n13

“Patch, Sam”: 881 n8

Paulding, James Kirke: 287 nIII

Payne, Daniel (fiancé of Mary Rogers): 717, 776 nn14 and 16, 778 n24, 780 n39, 782 n71

Peacock, Thomas Love: 1375 n2

Peck, Walter E.: 719n

Pedder, James: 573 n31

Penn Magazine: projected, 492 n13, 1001n

Pennsylvania Inquirer: 805n

People’s Advocate (Newburyport): 131n

Percival, James Gates: 171

Percival, Dr. Thomas: 419 n13

Périer, Casimir-Pierre: 658 n7

“Pertinax Placid”: See Sparhawk, E.V.

“Peter Pendulum, the Business Man” (“The Business Man”): 480-493

“Peter Pindar”: See Wolcot, John.

Peterson, Charles Jacobs: 717, 720, 775 n9, 1002

Petrie, William: 1386 n8

Petronius: 617 n3, 917 n6

Pettitt, Nicholas: 391 n25

Phalaris, the bull of: 40 n20, 60 n14, 1024 n23

PHANTASY-PIECES: 1398; mentioned, 129 (title note), 184 n3, 254 n6, 376, 463n, 620, 680, 774 (title note), 939

Philadelphia Book, The: 194, 861n

Philadelphia Saturday Museum: See Saturday Museum.

Philip IV: 305 n9

Phillips, Mary E.: 1407; Edgar Allan Poe, the Man, on Poe himself, 131n, 449 n2, 450 n8, 494n, 845 n6, 1094 n7, 1343 n24, 1378n, on Poe’s tales, 84n, 134n, 148n, 224n, 377n, 393n, 660n, 801n, 849, 997n, 1088 n30, 1205, 1342 nn16 and 19, 1377

“Philosophy of Composition, The” (1846): 149, 1386 n1, 1387 n10

“Philosophy of Furniture”: 494-504; and “The Business Man,” 492 n10; and “The Colloquy of Monos and Una,” 618 n8; and “Hop-Frog,” 1354 n2; and “Landor’s Cottage,” 1342 n21; and “The Landscape Garden,” 713 n8; and “Morning on the Wissahiccon,” 860n; and “Never Bet the Devil Your Head,” 634 n24; and “The Oval Portrait,” 666 n5; and “The Spectacles,” 918 n17

Pibrac, Guy du Faur, Seigneur de: 114 (motto note)

Pichot, Amédée (“Alphonse Borghers”): 805n

Pictorial National Library (Boston): reprints “The Black Cat,” 849

“Pinakidia”: 1409; cited, 9 nn1 and 2, 30 n2, 42n, 49 n15, 82 n2, 114 (motto note), 236 (motto note), 290 nXXXIII, 305 n10, 360 n31, 361 n32, 389 (motto note), 619 n26, 632 n2, 633 n8, 647 n20, 666 (motto note), 681, 697 (motto note), 995 n13, 996 n19, 997 n27, 1116 n5, 1150

Pinkney, Edward Coote: 288 nXII, 333 n21, 1146 n6

Pioneer* (Boston): first publication of “The Tell-Tale Heart,” 791

Pisistratus: 117 n29

“Pit and the Pendulum, The”: 678-700; and “Berenice,” 220 n6, 221 n12; and “The Cask of Amontillado,” 1263 n1; and “A Descent into the Maelström,” 596 n16; and “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar,” 1244 n7; and “MS. Found in a Bottle,” 148 n25; and “Mellonta Tauta,” 1308 n32; and “The Power of Words,” 1216 n6; and “The Premature Burial,” 971 n16; and “A Tale of the Ragged Mountains,” 936

Pitavol, Gayot de: Causes Celebres et interessantes, a source, 970 n5

Plato: a source, 225 and 229 (motto), 236 (motto note), 618 n12, 1116 n3; mentioned, 39 n3, 115 n2, 116 n20, 290 nXXXIII, 359 n18, 452n, 516 n4, 574 n41, 880 n4

Pleadwell, Frank Lester: 288 nXII

Pliny the Elder: Natural History, cited, 76 n22, 184 n3, 191 n2, 192 n4, 199 n1, 200 n7, 220 n10, 237 n8, 332 n7, 394n

Pliny the Younger: 167 n9, 304 n6

Plutarch: 168 n14, 461 (title note), 617 n3, 633 n8, 1200 n33

Pluto: 859 n3

Poe, EDGAR ALLAN: LETTERS CITED TO Bowen,1326n; the Buckinghams (May 4, 1833) 119, 201, 208; Burton, 1200 n34; Bush, (January 4, 1845) 1025n, 1029, 1211; E. L. Carey, 972; Carpenter, Norris, and Brown, 194; Chivers, (July 10, 1844) 1025n, 1041 n10, 1099, 1289; Mrs. Clemm, 994 n9, 1290n; Cooke, (September 21, 1839) 307, 308n, 425, (August 9, 1846) 305, 521; Duyckinck, 260n, 306, 1022 (title note), 1356, 1397; Eveleth, 788 n120, 803n, 1232, 1243 n3, 1365 n7, (February 29, 1848) 1319, 1323 (title note); Field, 1231n; Godey, 1290; Graham, 803n; Griswold, 1025; Hall, 202; Hamilton, 702; Irving, 422; J. and H. G. Langley, 701; Kennedy, (September 11, 1835) 119, 134, 194, (February 11, 1836) 51, 171, 288 nXIII; Lowell, (March 28, 1844) 799, 860n, 919, 954, 1001, 1022 (title note), 1025, 1043, 1100n, (July 2, 1844) 712 n4, 972, 1099, others, 169, 791n; Mathews, 884n; Neal, 76 n15; Ramsay, 1231; Roberts, 718; Annie Richmond, 1290, 1324, 1327, 1344; Snodgrass, 473, 576, 620, 637, 718; Thomas, 40 n23, 918 n25, 1375 n5; Thompson, 1112; Tomlin, 803n; Tucker, (December 1, 1835) 221, 239, 658 n4; White, (April 30, 1835) 193, 207, 359 n12, 363, 619, 700 n23, (a non-existent letter, 718n); Helen Whitman, (October 18, 1848) 701, 1266, 1326-1327, 1387 n11; Willis, 921; Wyatt, 492 n13

REVIEWS (CITED BY AUTHORS REVIEWED) IN THE FOLLOWING PERIODICALS:

Broadway Journal — Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, 331 n4, 1392 n5

Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine — Brougham, 516 n7, 1023 n17; Chamier, 1252; Cooper, 41 n32; Dean, 516 n4; Dimitry, 712 n2; Duncan, 462 n4; Fouqué, 598n, 658 n7; Grattan, 1060 n4; Howitt, 289 nXXVII; James, 391 n26; Marryat, 132; Mathews, 1209 n4; Mellen, 598n, 658 n7; Merlin, 918 n9; Moore, 917 n6; Robertson, 995 n16; Tuckerman, 1111 n2; Wyatt, 574 n35, 798 n6; and the anonymous Canons of Good Breeding, 995 n13

Graham’s Magazine — Ainsworth, 1082 n1; Sarah Austin, 774 (motto note), 952 n13; Bulwer, 503 n2, 1149 n47; Brougham, 449 n6; Campbell, 668, 997 n27; Channing, 331 n4, 360 n22, 917 n2; Cockton, 698 n18; Cooper, 305 n8; Dawes, 920n; Dickens, 60 n6, 791n; Fairfield, 306 n11; The Gift for 1842, 635n; Hawthorne, 335, 451 n19, 800n; Horne, 360 n24, 647 n20, 881 n9, 884n, 1041 n4; Lever, 186 n20, 375 n4, 1000, 1023 n19, 1195 n4, 1354 n1; Longfellow, 186 n20, 995 n16; Macaulay, 516 n4, 937n; Mathews, 304 (motto note); Napier, 700 n28; Pue, 503 n1, 634 n25, 1117 n7; Romer, 775 n6; Horace Smith, 42; Seba Smith, 633 n4; Sprague, 995 n16; Walsh, 417 (motto note), 525, 1123 n1; Ward, 289 nXXIV, 881 n8, 1146 n1; Warren, 359 n14, 803; Wilmer, 48 n7, 206 n1, 568 (motto note)

Southern Literary Messenger — Anthon, 1149 n47; Bird, 288 nXIV, 307, 800n, 952 n16, 1098; Bonaparte, 391 n22; Bulwer, 193, 617 (title note), 618 n15; Mathew Carey, 289 nXXI; Chorley, 517 n10; Cooper, 82 n11; Defoe, 845 (motto note); Dickens, 306, 505n, 517 n17, 620n; Drake-Halleck, 917 n6, 1210; Ellet, 934 n3; Fay, 291 nXXXVIII, 292n, 845 (motto note); The Gift for 1836, 504 n14; [Glass], 41 n32; Gould, 289 nXXVII; Hall, 712 (motto note), 1097 n3; Irving, 288 nXI; Kennedy, 288 nXIII; Longstreet, 846 n20, 995 n13; Reynolds, 288 nXVIII; Richardson, 1117 n7; Sedgwick, 996 n24; Sigourney, 287 nII, 516 n4; Simms, 290 nXXX; Slidell, 572 n30, 972; Southey, 305 n11; Mrs. Trollope, 775 n6; Willis, 998n; and the following anonymous works, Lafitte, the Pirate of the Gulf, 1111 n3, Legends of a Log Cabin, 207 n2, Madrid in 1835, 935 n7, 1355 n5, Nuts to Crack, 944 n10

Poe, Elizabeth Arnold (Poe’s mother): 331 n1

Poe, John P.: 393n

Poe, Rosalie: 1327

Poe, Virginia Eliza Clemm (Poe’s wife): her taste for music, 494; her gentleness and illness probably an influence on certain tales, 635n, 660, 661n, 677 n1; mentioned, 1326, 1365 n4

“Poe as a Humorist” (anonymous essay): quoted, 997

Poems (1831): 4, 5, 10, 192 n7, 290 nXXXVIII, 572 n29, 972

“Poetic Principle, The” (1848): 647 n14, 701, 1285 n26, 1376 n9

Poitiaux family: 848n

Politian (1835): correspondences between Politian and certain of Poe’s tales, cited, 31 n12, 115 n8, 237 n5, 286 n2, 333 n20, 418 n3, 448 (motto note), 449 n3, 450 n18, 461 (title note), 471 n9, 569 n5, 570 n7, 618 n16, 677 n7, 678 n11, 697 n1, 698 n12, 971 n17, 994 n4, 1042 n15, 1170 (motto note), 1227 n3, 1341 n5, 1342 n18

Poliziano, Angelo: 169 n27

Pollen, George W.: 375 n6

Pollin, Burton: Discoveries in Poe cited, 418 n9, 605 (motto note), 669n, 677 n7, 679n, 952 n19, 953 n23, 1255n, 1265 n16, 1388n; articles cited, on Horace Smith, 42n, on “Mystification,” 292n, 1124n, on “The Spectacles,” 883, on “Von Kempelen,” 1357n; other articles cited, 133n, 186 n21, 188n, 335n, 396n, 597n, 598n, 1116 n2, 1146 n8, 1176n, 1197 n11, 1227 n5, 1309 1146; suggestion concerning Godwin and “The Fall of the House of Usher,” 394; other references, 334 n24, 375 n2, 492 n7, 645 (title note), 647 n16, 868n, 952 n18, 1065n, 1195 n4, 1367 n20, 1392 n1

Polybius: 117 n28, 129 n4

Pontoppidan, Erich: a source, 575n, 595 nn4 and 7, 596 n12

Pope, Alexander: a source, 39 n15, 1001, 1022 n7, 1023 n13; works cited, translation of The Iliad, 1146 n7, 1227 n9, 1387 n21, Essay on Man, 617 n5, 633 n12, 859 n2, other works, 503, 659 n13, 678 n13, 1095 n13, 1148 n36; mentioned, 208, 881 n7, 1099

Popular Record of Modern Science (London): 1028, 1231, 1232, 1387 n9

Porcupine’s Gazette (Philadelphia): 1148 n39

Porson, Richard: a source, 1323-1324

Porter, James: 61 n18

Posey, Meredith Neill: 1388 n23

Post, Israel (publisher): 1327

Poussin, Nicolas: 713 n8

“Power of Words, The”: 1210-1217; and “The Colloquy of Monos and Una,” 607; and “The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion,” 451, 462 n2; and “The Pit and the Pendulum,” 698 n17

Praxiteles: 167 n7

“Predicament, A”: 347-357, 678; and “The Pit and the Pendulum,” 698 n11; mentioned, 474 n2. See also “How to Write a Blackwood Article.”

“Prediction, A”: 1319-1323; and “The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion,” 452, 1319, 1323 n6

“Preface for Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque”: 472-474

“Preface to Marginalia”: 1112-1118; 618 n8, 1148 n39

“Premature Burial, The”: 953-972; and “The Cask of Amontillado,” 1253n; and “The Colloquy of Monos and Una,” 607; and “A Decided Loss,” 61 n21; and “How to Write a Blackwood Article,” 358 n11; and “The Oval Portrait,” 666 n4; and “The Pit and the Pendulum,” 698 n14; and “Some Words with a Mummy,” 1176; and “The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Schelterazade,” 1174 n37

Prentice, George Dennison: 1148 n39

Presburg (Pressburg): 236 n1, 1366 n11

Preston, John T.L.: 450 n15

Price, Richard: 185 n14, 712 n2

Priessnitz, Vincent: 1100

Priestley, Joseph: 712 n2

Prince of Wales: 185 n11

Proclus: 185 n13

Procrustes: 994 n11

Proctor, Bryan Waller (“Barry Cornwall”): 77 n41

Proffit, George H. (congressman): 492 n7

Prose Romances: 569 n2, 574 n40

Psammetichus I: 61 n20

Pseudo-Smerdis: 61 n17

Ptolemy II, surnamed Philadelphus: 118

Ptolemy III, surnamed Euergetes (husband of the historical Berenice): 208

Ptolemy Hephestion (Ptolemaeus Chennos): 220 n9, 1318 n1

Public Ledger* (Philadelphia): first publication of “Moving Chapters” and “Desultory Notes on Cats,” 1088, 1089; as a source, 648, 1099, 1111 n5, 1171 n18; and “The Gold-Bug” (a play), 805; and the Dollar Newspaper, 805n; mentioned, 391 n24, 477, 493, 954, 1172 n29

Pückler-Muskau, Prince Hermann von: a source, 701, 712 n5, 1366 n12

Poe, Hugh A.: review by Poe cited, 503 n1, 634 n25, 1117 n7

Pulci, Luigi: 95 n11

“Purloined Letter, The”: 972-997; and “The Cask of Amontillado,” 1264 n8; and “The Light-House,” 1392 n4; and “Lionizing,” 185 n15; and “Metzengerstein,” 30 n3; and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” 521, 570 n14, 574 n36; and “The Mystery of Marie Roget,” 715n, 775 n11; and “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether,” 1022 n10; mentioned, 525n

Posey, Edward Bouverie: 185 n17, 1097 n1

Pym: See Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, The

Pyrrho of Elis: 146 n11, 645 (title note)

Pyrrhus of Epirus: 645 (title note)


Quarterly Review (London): 38 n1, 658 n1, 659 n14, 780 n43

Quevedo y Villegas, Francisco: a source, 83

Quinault, Philippe: 135 (motto), 146 (motto note)

Quinn, Arthur Hobson: 1408; Edgar Allan Poe: on Poe’s personal life, 450 n8, 471 n1, 472, 803n, 845 n3, 848; on Poe’s public life; 781 n57, 1252n, 1290n, 1378n; on Poe’s tales, 474 n1, “Mesmeric Revelation,” 1025, “Metzengerstein,” 15, 31 n13, “Morella,” 224, “The Oval Portrait,” 661n, “The Power of Words,” 1210, “The Premature Burial,” 954, “Silence,” 192n, 193, “A Tale of the Ragged Mountains,” 935, 953 n23, “Thou Art the Man,” 1042, “The Sphinx,” 1251 n5, other tales, 51, 60 n9, 149, 203, 308n, 376, 452n, 524n, 636, 800n, 805n, 861, 867 n9, 919, 997, 1344n; on the circulation of the Broadway Journal, 1147 n31; mentioned, 14, 358 n11, 868, 1149 n46

Quinn, Patrick F.: The French Face of Edgar Poe quoted, xvii, 607, 661n

Quintilian: 75 n10, 1117 n13

“Quoth the Raven” (Yale List): 1408; mentioned, 5, 1399

Quotidienne, La (Paris): 425, 526, 1386 n5


Rabelais, François: 648, 1117 n8, 1243 n1, 1354 n3

Radcliffe, Ann: 149, 666 n2

“Raising the Wind; or, Diddling Considered as One of the Exact Sciences” (“Diddling”): 867-882

Rambles and Reveries of an Art-Student in Europe, The: 1218n, 1229n

Ramsay, Arch: letter to Poe and letter from Poe, 1231

Ramus, Jonas: 595 n7, 596 n12

Randolph, John: 1249 n2

Raphael: 40 n17, 61 n19, 921

“Raven, The” (1845): 333 n21, 334 n30, 462 n2, 480 n3, 636n, 647 n21, 798 n7, 847 n27, 935 n11, 951 n2, 1387 n10

Raven and Other Poems, The (1845): 4, 918 n16, 1378

Ravenel, Dr. Edmund: 803n

Ravisius: See Tixtier, Jean.

Rawlings, Dr. George W.: 618 n18

Reece, J.B.: 669n

Rees’s Cyclopaedia (a source): 331 n2, 332 n10, 847 nn28 and 29, 1387 n23

Regan, Robert: 364n, 451 n19, 668n

Regenerator, The (Fruit Hills, Ohio): 1026, 1027

Regulus, Marcus Atilius: 82 n13

Reid, James H., S.J.: 1306 n13

Reilly, John E.: 798 n6

Rein, David M.: 661n, 919n

Reiss, Nellie: 1243 (title note)

Reissiger, Karl Gottlieb: 418 n9

“Remarkable Letter, A”: 1310-1319; and “Mellonta Tanta,” 1318 (head note) andn5; and “A Prediction,” 1323 n1

Rendall, Vernon: 573 n34

Reni, Guido: 168 n18

“Reply to English”: 1252-1253

“Reply to Outis”: 798 n11

Retzsch, Friedrich August Moritz: 517 n10

“Rev. George Miller”: “The Miller Correspondence,” a source, 259

“Review of New Books,” 787 n109

“Reviewer Reviewed, A”: 1377-1388; and “A Descent into the Maelström,” 576n, 597 n21; and “Some Secrets of the Magazine Prison-House,” 1209 n4; mentioned, 1227 n9

Reynolds, Frederick: possible source, 845 (motto note)

Reynolds, Jeremiah N.: 288 nXVIII

Rhea, Robert Lee: 1197 n12

Rice, Sara Sigourney: 576n, 885n

Rich, Hester: 922

Richard III: 117 n30

Richard, Claude: 364n

Richardson, Charles: New Dictionary of the English Language reviewed, 1117 n7

Richardson, Samuel: a source, 470 n1

Richelieu, Cardinal: 95 n17, 570 n10

Richmond, Mrs. Charles B. (Nancy Locke Heywood — “Annie”): letters from Poe, 1290, 1324, 1327, 1344; mentioned, 1342 n19

Richmond Compiler: on Poe, 472; mentioned, 473

Riker, Richard: 1309 n43

Roberts, George: letter from Poe, 718; mentioned, 719

Robertson, J.P.: Solomon Seesaw reviewed by Poe, 995 n16

Robertson, John W.: cited, 286 n3

Robespierre: 117 n30

Robin Goodfellow: 1060 n3

Robinson, E. Arthur: 798 n6

Rochefoucault (Rochefoucauld): See La Rochefoucauld.

Rogers, Mary Cecilia: 715-717, 719-722, 774 n3; first disappearance, 775 n4, 783 n73; second disappearance, 776 nn12, 14, and 16; last seen alive, 779 n37; her body found, 777 n18; state of body, 777 n21, 788 nn118 and 119; body identified, 778 nn23 and 28; property discovered in thicket, 779 n35; mentioned, 775 nn8 and 9, 779 nn32 and 33, 780 n39, 782 n69, 784 nn75 and 77, and passim

Rogers, Phoebe (Mary’s mother): apprehensive remark, 776 n15, 784 n78; identifies Mary’s clothing, 777 n21, 778 n23; “apathy” of family, 778 nn29 and 30; other mention, 717, 775 n8, 776 n14, 777 n18

“Romance”: 95 n6, 167 n3, 237 n12, 480 n3

Romer, Isabella F.: Sturmer, reviewed by Poe, 775 n6

Roper, William: a possible source, 168 n12

Roppolo, J.P.: 668n

Rosa, Salvator: 867 n8, 1341 n9

Rosenbach, Hyman Pollock: 861n

Rosenfeld, Alvin: 1341 n7

Rosignana, Adrienne: 637n

Ross, Alexander: 184 n3

Rossellini, Ippolito: a source, 1176

Rossini, Gioachino Antonio: 918 n19

Rothwell, Kenneth S.: 448 (motto note)

Rousseau, Jean Jacques: a source, 60 n2, 574 n41

Rover, The (New York): a possible source, 971 n15; mentioned, 803n, 882 n19, 954

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals: 1095 n16

Rubini, Giovanni Battista: 934 n4

Rugen, Paul R.: 1043

Rugheimer, Virginia: 1083 n3

Ruland, Wilhelm: 669n


“Sabretash, Captain”: 1195 n4

Sackville, Thomas, Lord Buckhurst: 240 (motto), 254 (motto note)

Sailer, Joseph: editor of the Dollar Newspaper, 802

St. Augustine: 220 n8

St. Bruno: 666 (motto note)

St. Jerome: 77 n34

St. Patrick: 633 n14

St. Pierre: See Bernardin de St. Pierre

Saintsbury, George: 357 n1, 1110 n2

Sallé, Marie (dancer): 221 n13

Salmasius: a source, 130 n15

Salvina: 77 n34

Samson, Samuel: possible source, 1125

Sanborn, Franklin Benjamin: cited, 1001n

Sanchuniathon: 95 n15

Sand, George (Madame Dudevant): 524n, 1123 n1

Sardou, Victorien: 973n

Sargent, Epes: 1146 n6

Sargent’s New Monthly Magazine: possible source, 1125

Sartain, John: 597

Sarton, George: quoted, 571 n20

Saturday Chronicle and Mirror of the Times* (Philadelphia): first publication of “The Devil in the Belfry,” 364

Saturday Courier* (Philadelphia): first publication of “Metzengerstein,” 15, 17, of “The Duc de l’Omelette,” 32, of “A Tale of Jerusalem,” 43, of “A Decided Loss,” 52, of “The Bargain Lost,” 84, and of “Raising the Wind; or, Diddling Considered as One of the Exact Sciences,” 867, 868; prize contest, 13, 32, 41, 51, 83; “The Gold-Bug” reprinted, 804; mention, 95 n7, 134, 201, 391 n28

Saturday Museum* (Philadelphia): publication of “The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion” (C), 454; Hirst’s sketch of Poe cited, 131n, 330 (title note), 449 n2; Poe’s review of Griswold’s Poets and Poetry of America cited, 1146 n1; mention, 481, 1026, 1097 n2

Saturday Evening Post* (Philadelphia): first publication of “A Dream,” 5, 6, of “A Succession of Sundays,” 649, of “The Black Cat,” 849; as a source, 61 n18, 492 n15, 779 n36, 1151, 1376 n6; mentioned, 525, 648, 717, 720, 775 n9, 1124n

Saturday Herald (Baltimore): possible source, 392 n29

Savaron, Jean: 305 n9

Sayers, Dorothy: quoted, 115n

Schelling, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von: 52, 237 n4

Schick, Joseph S.: 1253n

Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich von: 166 (motto note), 361 n33, 1243 n1

Schlegel, Friedrich: 774 (motto note)

Schouw, Joachim Frederik: 1171 n20

Schreiber, Carl: 364, 867n

Schrevelius, Cornelius: 1095 n12

Schroeter, James: 308n

Schwarz, Dr. Jacob: 973n

Scipio: 882 n12

“Scotch Homer”: See Wilkie, William.

Scott, Sir Walter: as a source, Anne of Geierstein, 219 n4, 1283 (title note), Count Robert of Paris, 523, introduction to Walpole’s Castle of Otranto, 16, Ivanhoe, 306, 333 n24, 422 n31, Letters on Demonology, 375 n8, 859 n7, Marmion, 860 n9, 1253, “On the Supernatural in Fictitious Composition,” 394, 474 n1, Rokeby, 132, other works cited, 645 (title note), 867 n7, 1087 n23, 1355 n6, 1376 n17; mention, 185 n9, 207 n2

Scudder, Harold H.: “Poe’s ‘Balloon Hoax‘” cited, 1064, 1084 n10

Seaborn, Captain Adam (pseud,?): Symzonia (1820), 131

“Secret Writing”: 847 n3l

Sedgwick, Catharine Maria: 287 nVI; Poe’s review of her Tales and Sketches cited, 996 n24; Poe’s “Literati” sketch cited, 1041 n6

Seip, Elizabeth: 134

Seleucus Nicator: 129 n8

“Semana de los tres Domingos, La”: 649n

Seneca: 974 (motto), 993 (motto note); mentioned, 38 n4, 995 n13

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus (the Younger): 82 n13

Senter, A.E.: The Diddler (1868), 868

“Serenade”: 1251 n2

Servius: 599 (motto), 605 (motto note); mentioned, 360 n25

Seward, William: Biographiana, 1149 n47

Seward, William H.: 775 n7

Seylaz, Louis: 526n

“Shadow — A Parable”: 187-192; and “The Colloquy of Monos and Una,” 617 n3; and “Eleonora,” 635, 647 n20; and “The Fall of the House of Usher,” 421 n26; and the Folio Club, 202; and “The Folio Club,” 206 n2; and “Morella,” 237 n10; and “The Pit and the Pendulum,” 697 n5; and “The Power of Words,” 1216 n1

Shakespeare, plays cited: All’s Well that Ends Well, 167 n1, 882 n13; As You Like It, 85, 94 n1 (motto for “The Bargain Lost”), 882 n15; Hamlet, 30 n6, 334 n30, 450 n12, 606 n13, 619 n24, 678 n10, 882 n18, 1146 n7, 1147 n30, 1197 n14, 1209 n7, 1227 n4, 1307 n29, 1342 n18; Julius Caesar, 77 n37, 570 n15, 659 n12; Macbeth, 82 n15, 659 n17, 798 n9, 1209 n5, 1227 n3, 1341 n12; Merchant of Venice, 255 n22, 1060 n15; Midsummer Night’s Dream, 208, 918 n16, 994 n7; Othello, 390 n14, 1149 n44 (line 339); Richard III, 40 n23 and 1376 n12 (Colley Cibber version), 255 n21 (I, iv, 270, and V, iii, 132); The Tempest, 677 n2, 678 n9, 1041 n6; Twelfth Night, 130 n10, 787 n109, 1146 n2; single references to other plays, 167 n1, 390 n5, 462 (title note), 846 n19, 971 n12, 1307 n25; mentioned, 421 n21, 389 n2

Shanks, Edward: 449 n2

Shelley, Percy Bysshe: 331 n4, 424n, 646 n6, 669

Shelton, Mrs. Alexander B. (Elmira Royster): 994 n9

Sherburne, George Ann Humphreys: a source, 801

Sheridan, Mrs. Frances: 332 n8

Sherley, Douglass: 3

Shew, Dr. Joel: 1100n

Shew, Marie Louise: 494, 1100n

Shoberl, Frederic (translator): 9 n2, 49 n12, 168 n14

Shrewsbury Chronicle (Ipswich, England): a possible source, 522

Sigourney, Mrs. Lydia H.: 287 nII, 516 n4, 1387 n20

“Silence — A Fable”: 192-200; and “Berenice,” 219 n5; and “Bon-Bon,” 116 n15; and “Eleonora,” 635; and “The Folio Club,” 207 n2; and “The Man of the Crowd,” 518 n18; and “MS. Found in a Bottle,” 147 n8; and “Preface to Marginalia;” 1117 n11; and “Shadow,” 187, 188; mentioned, 202, 331 n3, 360 n30, 617 (title note), 1344n

Silius Italicus: 361 n37

Silliman, Benjamin: 1365 n1

Simmond’s Colonial Magazine (London): 1150n, 1171 n16

Simms, William Gilmore: a probable source, 132; reviewed by Poe, 290 nXXX; mentioned, 1146 n6

Simonides: 220 n10

“Siope”: See “Silence.”

Sixpenny Magazine (London): 477, 504 n15, 712 n4, 1326n

“Sleeper, The”: 421 n28, 619 n23

Slidell, Alexander: 290 nXXXI, 572 n30, 972. See also Mackenzie, Alexander Slidell.

Smith, C. Alphonse: 451-452, 1210, 1216 n7

Smith, Herbert: 419 n14

Smith, Horace: 42n; as a source, Zillah, A Tale of the Holy City (1828) cited, 41-42, 48-51 passim, 76 n22, 77 n39, 167 n9, 207 n2, Rejected Addresses (1812) cited, 336 (motto), 357 (motto note)

Smith, Horace Wemyss: 860

Smith, Margaret I.: 1368n

Smith, Richard Penn: 861n

Smith, Seba: 288 nXIX, 290 nXXXVI, 633 n4, 801, 971 n15

Smolka, Heidrun: 421 n21

Smyth, Ellison A., Jr.: 845 n2, 846 n13

Snodgrass, Dr. Joseph Evans: letters from Poe quoted, 472, 576, 620, 637, 718

Snow, Edward Rowe: 1256n

Snow, Sinclair: 636n

Snowden, William: accepts “The Mystery of Marie Roget” for the Ladies’ Companion, 719. See also Ladies’ Companion.

Solon, laws of: 633 n8

“Some Secrets of the Magazine Prison-House”: 1205-1210; and “The Colloquy of Monos and Una,” 619 n24; and “The Literary Life of Thingum Bob,” 1148 n38; and “Mellonta Tauta,” 1306 n6; and “A Reviewer Reviewed,” 1386 n3

“Some Words with a Mummy”: 1175-1201; and “The Angel of the Odd,” 1098n; and “The Colloquy of Monos and Una,” 607; and “A Decided Loss,” 61 n21; and “A Dream,” 6; and “The Gold-Bug,” 845 n7; and “How to Write a Blackwood Article,” 359 n17; and “Ligeia,” 334 n26; and “Mellonta Tauta,” 1289, 1306 n8, 1307 n30, 1308 n36; and “The Oval Portrait,” 666 n4; and “The Pit and the Pendulum,” 698 n6; and “The Power of Words,” 1217 n9; and “The Premature Burial,” 970 n8; and “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether,” 1024 n24; and “The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade,” 1174 n37; mentioned, 1251 n5

“Sonnet — Silence” 192

“Sonnet — To Science”: 605 (motto note), 607, 1285 n27

Sontag, Henriette, Contessa Rossi: 304 n3

Sophocles: Antigone, a source, 332 n7, 608 (motto), 617 (motto note), 1305 (title note); mentioned, 1324

South, John Flint, M.D.: 76 n30

Southern Literary Messenger* (Richmond): 1403; first publication of “Berenice,” 207, 208, of “Morella,” 224, of “Lionizing,” 172, of “Bon-Bon” 85, 114 (motto note), of “Loss of Breath,” 51-52, 206 n2, of “King Pest,” 239, of “Shadow,” 188, of “Autography,” 259, 260, of “The Literary Life of Thingum Bob,” 1125-1126, of “A Would-be Crichton,” 1324; tales reprinted, 1403; reviews by Poe, See Poe: reviews; Poe’s connection with the magazine, 131, 203, 1403; other pieces by Poe in SLM cited, “Hans Phaall — A Tale,” 1387 n23 (for other citations, see under “Hans Pfaall”), “Maalzel’s Chess-Player,” 1118, 1173 n30, 1366 n15, “Marginalia,” 1409 (for citations, see under “Marginalia”), “Pinakidia,” 1409 (for citations, see under “Pinakidia”); as a source for Poe tales, 118, 360 n29, 389 n3, 598, 636, 659 n14, 860, 934 (title note), 1243 (title note), 1308 n35; mentions “Tales of the Folio Club,” 14, 202, the Visiter contest, 149; other mention, 32, 84, 186 n23, 361 n36, 472, 1233, 1365 n1

Southey, Robert: a source, 31n, 238n, 305 n11, 699 n19; mentioned, 881 n7

Spaeth, Sigmund: 1120 n1

Spallanzani, Abbé Lazzaro: 419 n13

Spannuth, Jacob E., and T.O. Mabbott: Doing of Gotham (1929), cited for “Moving Chapters” and “Desultory Notes on Cats,” 1089

Sparhawk, Edward Vernon (“Pertinax Placid”): a source, 118, 934 (title note), 1243 (title note); mentioned, 202, 1308 n35

Sparks, Jared: 289 nXXV

“Spectacles, The”: 883-919; and “The Business Man,” 492 n12; and “A Decided Loss,” 60 n8; and “Diddling,” 881 n9; and “The Man that was Used Up,” 376; and “Mellonta Tauta,” 1309 n44; and “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether,” 1022 n2; and “The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade,” 1174 n45; mentioned, 40 n18, 666 (motto note), 934 n4

Spectator (Steele’s): 255 n15

Spencer, Philip: 788 n120, 917 n2

Sphinx, the, and Oedipus: 637, 646 n5, 1059 n1

“Sphinx, The”: 1245-1251; and “The Gold-Bug,” 846 n13; and “Mellonta Tauta,” 1289n, 1307 n24; and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” 545, 572 n30, 574 n35

Spirit of the Times (Philadelphia): cited in relation to “The Gold-Bug,” 801, 804n, 805n, to “The Balloon Hoax,” 1064n; mentioned, 791

Sprague, Charles: reviewed by Poe, 995 n16

Spurzheim, Johann Gaspar: 1200 n30, 1226 n2

Squier, Charles L.: 1146 n1

Staël, Madame de: 713 n15

Standard (New York): 784 n77

Stanfield, William Clarkson: 504 n12, 713 n8

“Stanzas”: 332 n12

Star of Bethlehem (Lowell, Mass.): quoted on “Mesmeric Revelation,” 1028

Starrett, Vincent: 1043n

Stedman and Woodberry: Works of . . . Poe, 1408; cited, 575n, 700, 1122n

Steele, Charles W.: 1265 n18

Steele, Silas S.: play (1843) based on “The Gold-Bug,” 805

Steen, Jan: 186 n20

Stephens, J.L.: reviewed by Poe, 197 n11

Stern, Madeline B.: 1027n

Sterne, Laurence: 1378 (motto), 1386 (motto note); mentioned, 116 n20, 171, 1309 n46

Stevens, W. LeConte: 454n

Stevenson, Robert Louis: 238

Stewart, R.A.: 1400n

Stoddard, Richard Henry: 424n, 1377n

Stone, John Augustus: Metamora, 60 n11

Stone, William Leete: reviewed by Poe, 290 nXXXVII, 377n; mentioned 260n

Story, Joseph: 288 nXVII

Stovall, Floyd: xix, xxiii, 133

“Street Paving”: 847 n23, 860 n10

Stultz, George: 30 n11

STYLUS, THE: projected, 191 n1, 422 n30, 804, 1327

“Succession of Sundays, A”: See “Three Sundays in a Week.”

Succoth-benoth: 50 n23

Sue, Eugène: 526, 668n, 1283 n5a

Suetonius: 30 n8, 389 n2, 569 (motto note)

Sullivan’s Island (South Carolina): 803n, 845 n2, 846 n15

Sully, Robert M.: 504 n14, 660, 666 n5

Sully, Thomas: 504 n14, 666 n5

“Summer and Winter”: 5

Sun (Baltimore): possible source, 576n; cited, 224n, 471 n5, 805n

Sun* (New York): first printing (in an Extra) of “The Balloon Hoax,” 1068; cited, 1066, 1067, 1082 n1, 1088 n30

Sun (Philadelphia): on “Some Secrets of the Magazine Prison-House,” 1205

Sunday Mercury (New York): 359 n17, 716n, 717, 1067

Sunday Morning Atlas (New York): 716n, 1147 n22

Sunday News (New York): 774 n3

Sunday Times (London): 1231n

Sunday Times (New York): 481, 1067, 1082 n1, 1245 n1

Swammerdamm, Jan: 845 n4

Swedenborg, Emanuel: 420 n18

Swift, Jonathan: mentioned, 881 n7, 1116 n4, 1245

“Swiss Bell-Ringers, The”: 1118-1120

Sydenham, Edward (pseud.): See Boaden, James.

Symmes, Captain John Cleves: 131, 148 n26, 288 nXVIII

“System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether, The”: 997-1024; and “A Decided Loss,” 60 n14; and “The Duc de l’Omelette,” 40 n20; and “Hop-Frog,” 1355 n11; and “Lionizing,” 186 n18; and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” 524, 574 n35; and “The Purloined Letter,” 997 n26; and “Some Words with a Mummy,” 1197 n11


Tabb, Father John B.: 618 n18, 848n

Tacitus: cited, 82 n13, 1087 n25; conciseness, 391 n22, 659 n18, 1116 n5

Taft, Kendall B.: 1305 n1

“Tale of Jerusalem, A”: 41-51; and ‘The Duc de l’Omelette,” 39 n12; and the Folio Club, 201; and “The Folio Club,” 207 n2; and “Four Beasts in One,” 129 n3, 130 n14; and “Some Secrets of the Magazine Prison-House,” 1209-1210 n7; mentioned, 9 n2, 357 (motto note)

“Tale of the Ragged Mountains, A”: 935-953; and “The Light-House,” 1392 n2; and “Metzengerstein,” 15; and “Mesmeric Revelation,” 1024n; and “Morella,” 221n; and “Some Words with a Mummy,” 1200 n30; and “The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade,” 1170 (motto note); mentioned; 418 n4, 774 (motto note)

Tales (1845): 1397-1398; Duyckinck’s selections mentioned, 169, 451, 849; Poe’s preparation of Tales mentioned, 720, 972, 1042 n13, 1305 (title note); reviews of Tales (cited by authors), T.D. English, 395, 525, 715, 799, 844 (title note), 973, 1026n, Forgues, 521n, 777 n17, Labree, 803n, Tupper, 1386 n7; changes in the J. Lorimer Graham copy cited, 775 n5, 1378, 1387 n15, 1398; mentioned, 844 (title note)

“Tales of the Folio Club”: Poe’s plans for, 13-14, 200-203; other mention, 51, 131, 171, 188, 193-194, 208, 224n, 239. See also “The Folio Club” Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840), 1396; first collection of Poe’s stories, 14; Poe’s preface, 472-474; mentioned, 31, 51, 129 (title note), 239, 334, 463, 598n, 1387 n23

Talisman, The, for 1829: a possible source, 375 n4

Talmud: a source, 42, 1199 n26, 1226 n1

“Tamerlane” (1827): correspondences between “Tamerlane” and certain of Poe’s tales cited, 76 n15, 147 n8, 199 n1, 219 n5, 618 n19 (on synesthesia), 1227 n8

Tanselle, G. Thomas: 974 (under Reprints)

Tartak: 50 n23

Tattler (New York; the daily edition of Brother Jonathan): 774 n3; as a source for “The Mystery of Marie Roget,” 778-781 passim

Taylor, Archer: 375 n7, 648n, 658 (title note)

Taylor, Jeremy: 1116 n4

Taylor, Walter F.: 52, 619n

Taylor, Zachary: 1309 n47

“Tell-Tale Heart, The”: 789-799; and “The Black Cat,” 860 n11; and “The Colloquy of Monos and Uua,” 618 n19; and “The Fall of the House of Usher,” 418 n5, 422 n33; and “The Imp of the Perverse,” 1227 n10; mentioned, 574 n35

Temple, Sir William: 1116 n4

Tennant, William: a source, 1111 n7

Tennyson, Alfred: 170, 658 n1

“Tennyson vs. Longfellow”: 60 n6

Terence: 49 n20, 116 n25, 117 n28, 787 n107

Tertullian: 220 n8, 517 n9

Thackeray, William Makepeace: 77 n41

“Theatrical Rats”: 1244-1245

Thellusson, Peter: 712 n5

Theocritus: 117 n28

Thomas, Dwight: 791 (under Reprints), 805n, 1064n, 1396

Thomas, F.W.: letters from Poe cited, 40 n23, 918 n25, 1375 n2

Thompson, G.R.: 171n, 661n

Thompson, John R.: letters from Poe, 1112; The Genius and Character of Edgar Allan Poe, xxi

Thomson, Charles West: 364, 637n

Thorner, Horace E.: 451 n19

“Thou Art the Man”: 1042-1060; and “Diddling;” 882 n23; and “Eleonora,” 646 n5; and “The Spectacles,” 917 n3; mentioned, 921

“Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade, The”: 1149-1174; and “Eleonora,” 646 n8; and “How to Write a Blackwood Article,” 360 n28; and “Instinct vs Reason,” 480 n3; and “Lionizing,” 186 n22; and “Mellonta Tauta,” 1289n, 1306 n3, 1309 n44; and “The Spectacles,” 918 n24; and “A Tale of the Ragged Mountains,” 953 n24; and “Von Kempelen and His Discovery,” 1367 n18; mentioned, 574 n35, 648, 1094 n2, 1120 n2, 1197 n10

“Three Sundays in a Week”: 648-659; and “The Literary Life of Thingum Bob,” 1147 n25; and “The Man that was Used Up,” 391 n22; and “Morella,” 237 n14; and “X-ing a Paragrab,” 1375 n3; mentioned, 1151

Tiberius: 569 (motto note); mention, 38 n4

Ticknor, Caroline: Poe’s Helen (1916) cited, 1266n

Tieck, Johann Ludwig: 304 n2, 420 n21, 774 (motto note)

Timarchus: 130 n13

Timbuctoo: 390 n8

Tintoretto: possible source, 660

Tixtier, Jean, Seigneur de Ravisy: 168 n13

Todd, William B.: 1398n

“To Frances”: 1124 n5

“To Helen” (1831): 167 n6, 169 n29, 332 n6, 645 (title note), 647 n16; mentioned, 116 n25

“To Helen Whitman” (1848): 200 n9, 306, 517 n11

“To Marie Louise” (Mabbott, I, 406-407): 333 n16, 1216 (title note)

“To M.L.S. — ” (Mabbott, I, 400): 1171 n14

“To My Mother”: 1342 n18

“To One in Paradise”: 148, 149n, 169 n28, 1342 n19

“To the River — ”: 1284 n2l

“To Zante”: 1387 n22

Token and Atlantic Souvenir for 1839: a source, 453

Token for 1829: 1387 n20

Token for 1831: possible source, 362 n43

Tomlin, John: letter from Poe, 803n

Tooke, John Horne: 1117 n7

Torres, Tomás Hermenigildo de las: a source, 632 n1

Townsend, Chauncey Hare: 1024, 1040 n1, 1041 n7, 1229

Trent, William Peterfield: 4, 645 n1

“Trial of James Wood, The”: 798 n3

Trollope, Mrs. Frances: a source, 775 n6

Tucker, Beverley: letters from Poe, 221, 239, 658 n4; a possible source, 453

Tucker, Thomas Goode: 3, 4

Tuckerman, Henry T.: 791, 1111 n2

Tupper, Martin Farquhar: 1386 n7, 1387 n13

Turgot, Anne-Robert-Jacques: 712 n2

Turnbull, Mr.: possible source, 1243 (title note)

Turner, Arlin: 575n, 576n, 596 n17

Turner, Jesse: The Case of Macaulay v. Poe (1902), 937n

Turpin, Dick: 882 n12


Ude, Louis-Eustache: 659 n14

“Ulalume” (1847): 237 n13, 331 n2, 659 n20, 1041-1042 n12, 1217 n11

United States Magazine and Democratic Review* (New York; generally cited as Democratic Review): first publication of “Marginalia,” 1112n, 1409 (for other citations, see under “Marginalia”); first publication of “The Power of Words,” 1211; as a probable source, 1254, 1309; mentioned, 701

Universalist Watchman (Montpelier, Vt.): on “Mesmeric Revelation,” 1027

“Universe, The” (February 1848): Poe’s lecture, 1290, 1320

University of Göttingen: 205, 291

University of Virginia: 3, 304 n3, 418 n11

“Unparalleled Adventures of one Hans Pfaall, The”: See “Hans Pfaall.”

“Unsigned Contributions to the Public Ledger”: 1088-1098. See also “A Moving Chapter” and “Desultory Notes on Cats”

Usher family (friends of Poe’s mother): 393

Ussher, James: archbishop, 1199

Ure, Dr. Andrew: and the galvanic battery, 1197 n12

Uriah the Hittite: 1059 (title note)

Urquhart, Sir Thomas: a source, 1525 n1


“Valentine, A” (1846): 332 n11

“Valley Nis, The” (1831): 199 n3, 220 n9, 606 n7, 647 n22

“Valley of Unrest, The” (1845): 199 n2, 606 n12

Van Buren, Martin: 377; mentioned, 289 nXXIV, 362 n46, 492 n13

Van Buskirk, Mr.: 779 n38, 1040 n2

Varnado, S.L.: 994 n12

Varner, Cornelia: 390 n16, 1171 n18, 1172 n29

Varner, John Grier: Edgar Allan Poe and the Philadelphia Saturday Courier, with facsimile texts, 13

Vathek: 95 n12

Venus: 331 n2

Vergil: works cited, Aeneid, 60 n5, 390 n9, 462 n7, 605 (motto note, where Servius’ Commentary is cited), 617 n6, 787 n107, 996 n24, 997 n26, 1022 n10; Eclogues, 117 n28, 360 n25 (commentary by Servius); Georgics, 76 n28, 237 n9, 331 (title note), 333 n19, 699 n22

Verne, Jules: 255 n23

Vidocq, François Eugène: 524n, 572 n28, 994 n8

Vierra, Clifford Carley: See Carley, Clifford Vierra

Vigiliae mortuorum secundum chorum ecclesiae Maguntinae: 421 n25; mentioned, 396n

Villaret, Foulques de: 184 n3

“Visionary, The” (first version of “The Assignation): 148-169; first publication, 149, 150; a Folio Club tale, 202, 206 n2; and “The Bargain Lost,” 94; and “The Duc de l’Omelette,” 165 var. g; and “Ligeia,” 331-332 n6; and “Lionizing,” 184 n8; and “The Psyche Zenobia” (“How to Write a Blackwood Article”), 361 n33; mentioned, 357 n2. See also “The Assignation.”

“Visionary, The” (not Poe’s): 207n

Voltaire (François Arouet): as a source, La Bible enfin expliquée, 114 (motto note), Candide, 52, Contes Moreaux, 1170 n6, “Le Mondain,” 449 n7, Zadig (1748), 521-522; other mention, 94 n2, 95 n18, 96 (motto variant), 221 n13, 360 n30, 917 n3, 1354 n3

“Von Jung” (“Mystification”): 291-305

“Von Kempelen and His Discovery”: 1355-1367; and “Morella,” 236 n1; and “The Mystery of Marie Roget,” 788 n120; and “Never Bet the Devil Your Head,” 634 n19; and “The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade,” 1170 (motto note); mentioned, 1243 n3

Vopiscus: 125n, 358 n3


Wagemann, Clara E.: 620n

Wagenknecht, Edward: 789n, 846 n22, 997, 999n, 1028

Waite, Marjorie Peabody: 951 n2

Walker, Ian: 393n, 1231n

Wall, Adam: testimony in the Mary Rogers Case, 779-780 n38

Wallace, Charles: 722n

Wallace, Horace Binney (“William Landor”): a source: Stanley (1838) cited, 570 n8, 782 n59, 971-972 n20, 994 n12, 995-996 n18, 1340 (title note), 1342 n14, 1386 (motto note); other, 633 n9

Wallace, Irving: 722n

Waller, W.F.: 522

Walpole, Horace: a source, 15n, 16-17

Walsh, John: Poe the Detective cited, 716n, 719, 722, 775 n4, 779 n35; 780 n39, 782 n69, 783 n73, 785 n90, 788 n121

Walsh, Patricia: 637n

Walsh, R.M.: a source, 417 (motto note), 525, 1123 n1

Walsh, Robert: 287 n1, 632 n3

“Walter G. Bowen” (a pseudonym): 1378n

Ward, R.P.: possible source, 333-334 n24

Ward, Thomas (“Flaccus”): Poe reviews Passaic, 881 n8; mentioned, 289 nXXIV, 1146 n1

Warden, Lula Nelson Snyder: 393n

Ware, William: a source, 335

Warfel, Harry: 419 n13, 845 n9

Warren, Samuel: a source, 359 n14, 394, 803

Washington, George: projected monument in New York, 1309 n45; mention, 41 n32, 289 nXXV, 861

Watson, David: a source, 450 n16

Watson, Richard: 419 n13

Webb, James Watson: 1365 n4

Webbe, Cornelius: a source, 1099

Weber, Jean-Paul: 364

Weber, Karl Maria, Baron von: 418 n9

Webster, Daniel: a source, 789-791, 799 n13, 1227 n10

Weekly Mirror (New York): 844 (title note), 996 n21, 1118, 1367. See also New-York Mirror

Weekly Reveille (St. Louis): a source, 1150, 1171 n11, 1174 n42

Weiss, Susan Archer Talley: 953, 1327-1328

Wertenbaker, William: 304 n3

West, Muriel: 308n

Western Monthly Review (Cincinnati): 287 nVIII, 1146 n1

Westminster Review (London): a source, 32, 38 n3, 1176, 1198 n15, 1200 n32, 1201 n36, 1216 n9

Wetzel, George: 376, 417 n1, 576n

Whipple, William: 362 n43, 377n, 1124n, 1125

White, Thomas W.: 131; letter from Poe (April 30, 1835) cited, 193, 207, 359 n15, 863, 619, 700 n23; letter to Poe, 259; letter to Minor, 259; mentioned, 208, 260, 287 nV, 289 nXX, 718n, 1124, 1205

Whitlock, Billy: 1120 n1

Whitman, Mrs. Sarah Helen: letter from Poe (October 1, 1848) cited, 1216 (title note), 1217 n11, 1342 n18; letter from Poe (October 18, 1848) cited, 701, 1266, 1326-1327, 1387 n11; letters to Eveleth, 788 n120, 1326n, 1342 n22, to Ingram, 1342 n22; Poe’s notes on the Whitman copy of the Broadway Journal cited, 306, 1205; mentioned, 1028, 1324

Whitman, Walt: 452n, 939, 1146 n6, 1216 n7, 1226-1227 n2

Whitney, Asa: 1308 n33

Whitt, Celia: 149n

“Why the Little Frenchman Wears His Hand in a Sling”: 462-472; mentioned, 32, 77, 203, 474 n6, 1256

Wickliffe, Charles A.: 1110 n2

Wigmore, J,H.: 526n

Wilbur, Richard: xxvi, 393, 418 n11, 605 n5

Wilkie, William (the “Scotch Homer”): 1110 n2

Wilkinson, Sir James: a source, 1175, 1176

Wilkinson, Ronald Sterne: 1064, 1065, 1084 n7

“William Landon”: See Wallace, Horace Binney

William T. Jennings & Co.: 1198 n16

Williams, Dr. John: 391 n28

Williams, John B.: 1172 n20

Williams, William: 801

“William Wilson”: 422-451; and “The Fall of the House of Usher,” 394n; and “Four Beasts in One,” 130 n12; and “Lionizing,” 185 n16; and “The Masque of the Red Death,” 678 n10; and “Mellonta Tauta,” 1308 n36; and “Metzengerstein,” 30 n6; and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” 570 n9; and “Mystification,” 291n; and “The Oval Portrait,” 660n; mentioned, 4, 169 n31, 525, 668n, 1097 n6, 1252

Willis, Nathaniel Parker: 38 n8, 170, 289 nXXVI, 860, 1366 n10, 1387 n10; as a source, 238, 570 n10, 645 (title note), 668, 677-678 n8, 971 n15, 998-999, 1198 n16; satirized by Poe, 38 n8, 170, 184 n7, 185 n13, 186 n18, 206 n2, 292n; letter from Poe, 921; comments on “The Swiss Bell-Ringers, 1118, 1119, on the Eccaleobion, 1173 n29, on the steam-press, 1173 n32; mentioned, 206 n1; 632 n3; 775 n6, 792, 844 (title note), 934 n4, 970 n7, 1146 n6

Willis’s Rooms (successor to Almack’s): 187 n25, 1065, 1083 n6

Wilmer, Lambert A.: and Poe’s early tales, 6, 13, 200; Poe’s review of Quacks of Helicon mentioned, 48 n7, 206 n1, 569 (motto note); other mention, 364n, 463, 494

Wilmot, Anna: 1246

Wilson, Arthur H.: 805n

Wilson, George: 61 n18

Wilson, James Grant: 1309 n45

Wilson, James Southall: 41, 201n, 203

Wilson, John (“Christopher North”): 632 n3, 658 n1, 1065n, 1265 n13

Wimsatt, William K., Jr.: “Poe and the Mystery of Mary Rogers” cited, 715-716n, 721n, 722, 774 n1, 777 n18, 779 nn33 and 35, 780 n42, 781 nn47 and 49, 782 n67, 783 n72, 784 nn76, 78, and 83, 785 n92, 786 nn95 and 99, 788 n122; other articles cited, 573 n30, 803n, 847 nn29 and 33

Windham, William: 77 n32

Winstanley, Henry: 1284 n24, 1388

Wirt, William: 260, 288 nXVI, 289 nXXIII, 450 n16

Wise, John: 1063, 1064

Woestyn, H.R.: 450 n18

Wolcot, John (“Peter Pindar”): a probable source, 419 n12

Wolf, Edwin 2nd: 861n

Wollaston, William Hyde: 1174 n35

Wonderful Monkey of Liverpool: 523n

Woodberry, George Edward: 1408; cited on “The Cask of Amontillado,” 1263 n1, on “Descent into the Maelström,” 574-575, on “Eleonora,” 635, on “The Fall of the House of Usher,” 392, 393, 394n, on “King Pest,” 238n, on “Ligeia,” 308n, on “The Light-House,” 1389, 1392 (title note), on “Lionizing,” 170, on “Loss of Breath.” 51, on “MS. Found in a Bottle,” 574-575, on “Metzengerstein,” 17, on “Morning on the Wissahiccon,” 860, on “The Oblong Box,” 919, on “The Pit and the Pendulum,” 678, on “A Reviewer Reviewed,” 1377n, on “Shadow,” 187, on “Some Secrets of the Magazine Prison-House,” 1205, on “The Spectacles,” 883, on “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether,” 997, on “A Tale of the Ragged Mountains,” 935, on “William Wilson,” 424n, 451 n20, on Duyckinck’s selections for Tales (1845), 1397; cited on materials not easily available elsewhere — Mrs. Nichols’ “Reminiscences,” 477, 504 n15, 712 n4, 1326n, 1342 n17, other, 194, 791n, 804n, 848n, 885, 1232n; mentioned, 149n, 677 n4, 801n, 954n, 1041 n10, 1100n, 1149 n46, 1327n

Woodward, A.B.: 576n

Wordsworth, William: 147 n16

Worthen, Samuel Copp: 721n

“Would-be Crichton, A”: 1323-1325

Wyatt, Stanley P.: 454n, 1323 n3

Wyatt, Thomas: Synopsis of Natural History, a source, 573-574 n35, 798 n6, 845 n7, 846 n13, 953 n23, 1171 n17, 1172 n27, 1245, 1251 n6; letter from Poe, 492 n13; mentioned, 803

Wycliffe, John: 1110 n2

Wyman, Mary A.: 288 nXIX


“X-ing a Paragrab”: 1367-1376; and “Three Sundays in a Week,” 659 n15; and “Mesmeric Revelation,” 1041 n5


Yale List (“Quoth the Raven”): 1408; mentioned, 5, 1399

Yankee and Boston Literary Gazette (Portland, Maine): 76 n15, 206 n2, 288 nXII, 633 n6, 634 n20

“Yankee Doodle”: 1024 n25

Yasner, Carole: 997

Ybarra, T.R.: 119

Young, Edward: Night Thoughts, of Death, Time and Immortality (1742), 569 n6, 971 n19


Zait Ben: a source, 209 (motto), 219 n1

Zeno: 287 nVII

Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra: 335, 358 n9

Zimmermann, Johann Georg von: 606 n6

Zoilus: 188

Zoist (London): 1230

Zopyrus: 76 n17

 


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