Text: Benjamin F. Fisher IV, “Recurrent References,” ­Myths and Reality­, Baltimore: The Edgar Allan Poe Society, 1987, p. ix


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Recurrent References

To simplify otherwise repetitious unwieldy documentation, these abbreviations are used:

Harrison = The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe. ed. J. A. Harrison. 17 vols. New York: T. Y. Crowell, 1902; rpt. New York: AMS Press, 1966, 1979 [general introduction by Floyd Stovall].

Mabbott = Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe. ed. Thomas Ollive Mabbott. 2 vols. [1 = Poems, 2 & 3 = Tales & Sketches, with the assistance of Eleanor D. Kewer and Maureen Cobb Mabbott] Cambridge, Mass. and London: Harvard University Press 1968-1978.

Ostrom = The Letters of Edgar Allan Poe. ed. John Ward Ostrom. 2 vols. rev. ed. New York: Gordian Press, 1966.

A. H. Quinn = Arthur Hobson Quinn. Edgar Allan Poe. A Critical Biography. New York: Appleton Century, 1941; rpt. New York: Cooper Square Publishers, 1969.



This publication is based on lectures delivered at the rededication of the Sir Moses Ezekiel statue of Poe at the Univeristy of Baltimore in 1983.

© 1987 and 1998, by the Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore, Inc.


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