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Current Poe Bibliography

This checklist supplements “Current Poe Bibliography” appearing in Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 36-42. This listing was compiled by a Committee composed of J. Lasley Dameron, Chairman, Memphis State University; John E. Reilly, College of the Holy Cross; and Thomas C. Carlson, Memphis State University. The Committee will be pleased to receive offprints from any source. Send offprints to J. Lasley Dameron, Department of English, Memphis State University, Memphis, Tennessee 38152.

The Committee wishes to thank the Mississippi Quarterly in granting permission to include listings from its annual bibliography of criticism on Southern Literature. In some instances, moreover, annotations from various bibliographical sources like the MLA International Bibliography and American Literature are utilized. Foreign entries are not annotated, and reprints of earlier studies are listed but are not annotated unless additional bibliographical information is required. The Committee wishes also to acknowledge the aid of several foreign scholars in compiling this list, especially Professors H. J. Lang, Hans Galinsky, Roger Forclaz, and Hisazumi Tagiri.

Adelman, Seymour. Poe: Philadelphian; a Keepsake (Philadelphia: Friends of the Free Library of Philadelphia, 1972). [A 12-page pamphlet concerned with Poe’s “productive years” in Philadelphia.]

Allen, Bruce. “Delight and Terror,” Hudson Review, 2G (197374), 735-742. [An essay review of Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe by Daniel Hoffman (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday Anchor, 1972) .]

Alsen, Eberhard. “Poe’s Theory of Hawthorne’s Indebtedness to Tieck,” Anglia, 91 (1973), 342-356. [Poe’s contention that Hawthorne was strongly indebted to Tieck has little validity.]

Anon. “Bidding on Poe: A $123,000 ‘Tamerlane,’” Washington Post, Nov. 21, 1974, C 7. [Reports on the “highest price ever paid for a work” of literature.]

Asselineau, Roger. “Edgar Allan Poe,” Seven American Stylists from Poe to Mailer: An Introduction, ed. George T. Wright (Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press, 1973), pp. 11-49. [Poe’s fiction is the unconscious expression of the private world of his nightmares governed by the discipline of his creative imagination.]

Auden, Wystan Hugh. “Edgar Allan Poe,” Forewords and Afterwords. Essays selected by Edward Mendelson (New York: Random House, 1973), pp. 209-220. [Reprint of “Introduction” to Edgar Allan Poe: Selected Prose, Poetry, and Eureka (New York: Rinehart, 1950), pp. v-xvii.]

Babener, Liahna K. “The Shadow’s Shadow: The Motif of the Double in Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Purloined Letter,’” Mystery and Detection Annual, ed. Donald Adams (Pasadena, Calif.: Casde Press, 1972), pp. 21-32. [“Poe employs the doubling in the tale chiefly to expose a deep affinity between Dupin and his arch-rival. . . .”] [page 16:]

Balota, Nicolae. “Principinl poetic,” Romania Literara, January 13, 1972, p. 13.

Barnes, Dora M. Edgar Allan Poe Centenary 1849-1949 (Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1973). [Reprint of the 1949 edition.]

Baudelaire, Charles P. Edgar Allan Poe: sa vie et ses ouvrages, ed. W. T. Bandy (Toronto: Univ. of Toronto Press, 1973). [Edits Baudelaire’s most famous criticism on Poe and includes a lengthy introduction on the genesis of the essay along with textual notes and other useful aids.]

Bell, H. H., Jr. “‘The Masque of the Red Death’ — An Interpretation,” South Atlantic Bulletin, 38 (1973), 101-105. [Poe’s seven rooms in “The Masque of the Red Death” can be viewed as “the allegorical representation of Prince Prospero’s life span.”]

Bell, Landon Covington. Poe and Chivers (Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1973). [Reprint of an edition copyrighted in 1931.]

Benton, Richard P. “Cross-Lights on Poe’s Eureka,” American Transcendental Quarterly, No. 22, Part I (Spring 1974), pp. i-ii, 1-6. [Surveys scholarship on Eureka with bibliography.]

————————. “G. R. Thompson’s New Reading of Poe,” American Transcendental Quarterly, No. 24 (Fall 1974), Supplement, pp. 1-3. [Essay review of G. R. Thompson’s Poe’s Fiction: Romantic Irony in the Gothic Tales (Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 1973).]

Blish, James. “The Climate of Insult,” Sewanee Review, 80 (1972), 340-346. [Poe “as a technical innovator in the field of narrative” is an artist ahead of his time in treating morbid sensibilities through characterization.]

Bonaparte, Marie. The Life and Works of Edgar Allan Poe. A Psychoanalytic Interpretation (New York: Humanities Press, 1971). [Reprint of the 1949 edition.]

Boyd, Ernest Augustus. “Edgar Allan Poe” Literary Blasphemies (New York: Greenwood Press, 1969) pp. 163-185. [First appeared in 1929.]

Bramsback, Birgit. “The Final Illness and Death of Edgar Allan Poe: An Attempt at Reassessment,” Studia Neophilologica (University of Uppsala), 42 (1970), 40-59. [Examines available accounts of Poe’s death and concludes that the cause of death can be attributed to multiple ailments.]

Brie, Hartmut. “Die Theorie des poetischen Effekts bei Poe und Mallarme,” Die Neueren Sprachen, 21 (1972), 473-481.

Brigham, Clarence S. Edgar Allan Poe’s Contributions to Alexander’s Weekly Messenger (Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1973). [Reprint of the 1943 edition.]

Brooks, Cleanth, et al., eds.,”Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849),” American Literature: The Makers and the Making. Shorter edition (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1974), pp. 228-238. [Poe’s imaginative works portend “a prophecy of things to come” and reveal his “remarkably sensitive response to his environment.”]

Buchloh Paul G., and leas-Peter Becker. Der Detektivroman: Studien zu Geschichte und Form des englischen und amerikanischen Detektivliteratur (Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1973).

Budick, Emily. “Gothic Idealism in the Works of Edgar Allan Poe” (Doctoral Diss., Cornell Univ., 1972). Abst.: DAI 33 (1972), 1136A-1137A. [Poe “envisioned a universe of Idea,” but assumed that “the material world was fallen and hostile.”]

Burns, Shannon. “ ‘The Cask of Amontillado’: Montresor’s Revenge,” Poe Studies, 7 (1974), 25. [Suggests that Montresor’s account of his revenge is “addressed to the bones of his ancestors.”] [column 2:]

Cameron, Kenneth W. “Notes on Young Poe’s Reading” American Transcendental Quarterly, No. 24 (Fall 1974) Supplement, pp. 33-34. [A listing of Poe’s borrowings from the University of Virginia Library.]

Candelaria, Cordelia. “On the Whiteness at Tsalal: A Note on Arthur Gordon Pym,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 26. [Argues that the image of “devastating snow” helps to explain Pym’s closing chapter.]

Carringer, Robert L. “Circumscription of Space and the Form of Poe’s Arthur Gordon Pym,” PMLA, 89 (1974), 506-516. [In Pym, Poe experimented with “new ranges of experience within the perspective of the subjective narrator. . . .”]

Casale, Ottavio M. “The Battle of Boston: a Revelation of Poe’s Lyceum Appearance,” American Literature, 45 (1973), 423428. [Poe “overacted” to criticism of his reading “Al Aaraaf” during his Lyceum lecture delivered in Boston, October 16, 1845.]

Cixous, Helene. “Poe re-lu: une poetique du revenir,” Critique 28 (1972), 299-327.

Clutton-Brock, Arthur. “Edgar Allan Poe,” More Essays on Books (Freeport, N.Y.: Books for Libraries Press, 1968), pp. 109-119. [First appeared in 1921.]

Cody, Sherwin, ed. Poe — Man, Poet, and Creative Thinker (Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press, 1973). [Reprint of the 1924 edition.]

Cohen, Hennig. “A Comic Mode of the Romantic Imagination: Poe, Hawthorne, Melville,” The Comic Imagination in American Literature, ed. Louis D. Rubin, Jr. (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers Univ. Press, 1973), pp. 85-99. [Poe, like Hawthorne and Melville, uses comic effects to temper his tragic view and appreciates the “ridiculous for its own sake.”]

Cottignoli, Tito. “Edgar Poe and the Philosophy of Composition,” Uomini e idee, 19/22 (1969), 64-73.

Dameron, J. Lasley, and I. B. Cauthen, Jr. A Bibliography of Criticism on Edgar Allan Poe 1827-1967 (Charlottesville Va.: University Press of Virginia, 1974). [This bibliography is comprehensive, annotated, and indexed.]

Dameron, J. Lasley, et al. “Current Poe Bibliography,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 36-42. [Supplements Professor Richard P. Benton’s checklist of Poe criticism and scholarship appearing in Poe Studies, 4 (1971), 38-45.]

D’Avanzo, Mario L. “‘Like Those Nicean Barks’: Helen’s Beauty,”Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 26-27. [Suggests that “Nicean Barks,” in Poe’s first “To Helen” could allude to “a tradition, or figure, in Grecian art that is called a ‘Nike.’”]

DeGrazia, Emilio. “Edgar Allan Poe, George Lippard, and ‘Spermaceti and Walnut-Coffin Papers,’” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 66 (1972), 58-60. [George Lippard is author of a series of satiric sketches entitled “Spermaceti and Walnut-Coffin Papers.”]

“Poe’s Devoted Democrat, George Lippard,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 6-8. [Poe’s young friend Lippard, a writer of popular romances, greatly admired Poe, although he did not share Poe’s aesthetic principles and critical standards.]

Didier, Eugene L. Life and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe. With a New Memoir by Eugene L. Didier and an Introductory Letter by Sarah Helen Whitman (New York: Haskell House 1974). [Reprint of the 1879 edition.]

Drabeck, Bernard A. “‘Tarr and Fether’ — Poe and Abolitionism,” American Transcendental Quarterly, No. 14, Part IV (Spring, 1972), pp. 177-184. [In his story “The System of Dr. Tarr and Prof. Fether,” Poe is “making one of his rare comments in his fiction on the issue of slavery, focusing particularly on the threat posed to the South by the Abolitionists.”]

Eakin, Paul J. “Poe’s Sense of an Ending,” American Literature, 45 (1973), 1-22. [Pym presents “the range of possible endings devised by Poe: either the hero is arrested in tantalizing proximity at the very threshold of revelation . . . or he attains the vision of ‘the spirit’s outer world.’”]

Elagin, Ivan. “Poe in Blok’s Literary Heritage,” Russian Review, 32 (1973), 403-412. [Examines Poe’s influence upon Alexander Blok, a noted Russian poet.]

Eliot, T. S. “From Poe to Valery,” Literary Lectures Presented at the Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Library of Congress, 1973), pp. 74-86. [First appeared in 1948.]

Empiric Julienne H. “A Note on ‘Annabel Lee,’” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 23. [The narrator of “Annabel Lee” expresses a child-like, grotesque vision of reality.]

Engelberg, Edward. “Consciousness and Will: Poe and Man,” The Unknown Distance: From Consciousness to Conscience. Goethe to Camsus (Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 1972), pp. 117-143. [Poe was primarily concerned with conscience as a process; and, like Thomas Mann, he devoted his “artistic intelligence to recording with extremely refined equipment the responses of the particularly sensitive psyche to traumatizing experience.”]

Evans, Walter. “Poe’s Revisions in His Review of Hawthorne’s Twice-Told Tales,” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 66 (1972), 407-419. [Poe, in revising his first review of Hawthorne’s Twice-Told Tales, focuses upon skillful construction and reassesses Hawthorne’s allegorical tendencies and originality.]

Eveleth, George Washington. The Letters from George W. Eveleth to Edgar Allan Poe, ed. Thomas Ollive Mabbott (Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1973). [Reprint of the 1922 edition.]

Ewers, Hanns H. Bdgar Allan Poe, trans. Adele Lewisohn (Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1973). [Reprint of the 1916 edition.]

Finger, Hans, ed. Interpretationen zu Irving, Melville, und Poe (Frankfurt: Diesterweg, 1971) .

Finholt, Richard D. “The Vision at the Brink of the Abyss: ‘A Descent into the Maelstrom’ in the Light of Poe’s Cosmology’ Georgia Review, 27 (1973), 356-366. [Poe’s “Descent” conveys a vision of man’s place in the cosmos.]

Fisher, Benjamin F. IV. “Blackwood Articles a la Poe: How to Make a False Start Pay,” Revue des Langues Vivantes, 39 (1973), 418-432. [Poe, building upon the Gothic tale of Blackwood’s, at times indulged his love of hoaxing.]

————————. “Dickens and Poe: Pickwick and ‘Ligeia,’ “ Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 14-16. [Examines Poe’s borrowing from and modification of Dickens’ “A Madman’s MS,” a tale from the Pickwick Papers.]

————————. “Poe’s ‘Usher’ Tarred & Fethered,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 49. [Burlesque elements in Poe’s “The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether” and in “The Fall of the House of Usher.”]

————————. “To ‘The Assignation’ from ‘The Visionary’ and Poe’s Decade of Revising,” The Library Chronicle, 39 (1973), 89-105. [Presents and comments upon “The Visionary,” an earlier version of Poe’s “The Assignation.”]

Fletcher, Richard M. The Stylistic Development of Edgar Allan Poe (The Hague: Mouton, 1973). [Poe’s style is characterized by a “wealth of synonyms to evoke emotion and mood.”]

Flory, Wendy S. “Usher’s Fear and the Flaw in Poe’s Theories of the Metamorphosis of the Senses,” Poe Studies, 7 (1974), 17-19. [In “Usher,” Poe evades a flaw in his theory of metamorphosis — a theory that assumes “the senses persist after the death of the physical body” — by depicting Roderick Usher as a weak character.] [column 2:]

Forclaz, Roger. “Edgar Poe et la animaux,” Revue des Langues Vivantes, 39 (1973), 483-496.

————————.Le Monde d’Edgar Poe (Berne: Herbert Lang, and Frankfort am Main: Peter Lang, 1974).

Freimarck, Vincent, and Bernard Rosenthal, eds. Race and the American Romantics (New York: Schocken Books, 1971). [See pp. 25-26 introductory comment to a review of James Kirke Paulding’s Slavery in the United States, a review the editors attribute to Poe.]

French, John Calvin. Poe in Foreign Lands and Tongues: A Symposium at the Nineteenth Annual Commemoration of the Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore in Westminster Church, Baltimore, January 19, 1941 (Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1973) . [Reprint of the 1941 edition.]

Friedl, Herwig. “Die Bedeutung der Perspektive in den Landschaftsskizzen von Edgar Allan Poe,” Archiv fur das Studium der neveren Sprachen und Literaturen, 210 (1973), 86-93.

Furrow, Sharon. “Psyche and Setting: Poe’s Picturesque Landscapes,” Criticism, 15 (1973), 16-27. [“Poe uses imaginary landscapes to depict man’s alienation from his external environment. . . .”]

Galinsky, Hans. Amerikanisch-deutsche Sprach- und Literaturbeziahsungen. Systematilche Ubersicht und Forschunglbericht 1945-1970 (Frankfurt am Main: Athenaum, 1972), pp. 66-68; 126-127.

————————.. “Beharrende Strukturzage im Wandel eines Jahrhunderts amerikanischer Kungeschichte (dargelegt an E. A. Poes ‘The Masque of the Red Death’ und Ernest Hemingways ‘The Killers,’” rpt. in Die amerikanische Short Story: Theorie vnd Bntwicklung, ed. Hans Bungert, Wege der Forschung (Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1972), 222-279.

Garmon, Gerald M. “Emerson’s ‘Moral Sentiment’ and Poe’s ‘Poetic Sentiment’: A Reconsideration,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 19-21. [An examination of Emerson’s “Moral Sentiment” and Poe’s “Poetic Sentiment” demonstrates that the terms posit largely similar attitudes toward art and morality.]

Gendre, A. “Gaston Bachelard et les Aventures d’Arthur Gordon Pym d’Edgar Poe.” Les Lettres Romanes, 26 (1972), 169180.

Gerber, Gerald E. “Poe and The Manuscript,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 27. [Points to similarities between three of Poe’s tales and works appearing in The Manuscript, a periodical published in New York 1827-1828.]

Goetz, Thomas H. “Taine on Poe: A Neglected French Critic,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 35-36. [In a brief letter to Charles Baudelaire, Taine expresses admiration for Poe, but considers Eureka “too akin to philosophy.”]

Gravely, William H., Jr. “New Sources for Poe’s ‘Hans Pfall,’” Tennessee Studies in Literature 17 (1972), 139-149. [Poe’s chief sources for “Hans Pfaall’ are scientific rather than fictional.]

Grossman, Joan Delaney. Edgar Allan Poe in Russia. A Study in Legend and Literary Influence (Wurzburg: Jal-Verlag, 1973). [Poe’s writing, especially his fiction, did inspire Russian writers, and he has generally drawn considerable attention in Russia both as man and writer.]

Haines, Charles. Edgar Allan Poe: His Writings and Influence (New York: Franklin Watts, 1974). [An introduction to Poe’s life, his character, and his works written for young readers.]

Hart, Alden W. “The Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe” (Doctoral Diss., Univ. of Oregon, 1972). Abst.: DAI, 33 (1972), 2326A. [Studies Poe’s poetry “in the context of the American romantic tradition.”]

Heartman, C. F., and J. R. Canny. A Bibliography of First [page 18:] Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe. Rev. ed. (Mamaroneck, N.Y.: Kraus Reprint, 1972). [Reprint of the 1943 edition.]

Hecht, Harvey E. “The Use and Development of the Narrators in the Short Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe” (Doctoral Diss., Univ. of Tennessee, 1972). Abst.: DAI, 33 (1972), 2327A. [Poe “developed a completely new type of narrator, the confidant, and improved the use of several other types.”]

Henss, Herbert. “Eine verbindende Interpretation auf der Oberstufe als Teil des Themencomplexes ‘Amerika’: Edgar Allan Poe, ‘The Masque of the Red Death’C Ernest Hemingway, ‘A Clean, Well-Lighted Place,’ “ Die Neueren Sprachen, 16 (1967), 327-338.

Hinz, Evelyn J. “The Source of the Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket of Edgar Allan Poe,” Satire Newsletter, 9 (1972) , 138-143. [“. . . I humbly believe that I have discovered the original; the source of The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym is the historical character and career of Admiral (Gorgon) Pim (1826-1886).”]

Hipolito, Terrence. “On the Two Poes,” Mystery and Detection Annual, ed. Donald Adams (Pasadena, Calif.: Castle Press, 1972), pp. 15-20. [Poe’s two worlds, one ratiocinative and the other symbolic, manifest contradictory visions.]

Hoff, Rhoda. “Edgar Allan Poe,” Four American Poets (New York: Henry Z. Walck, 1969), pp. 67-101. [Biographical sketch with selections from Poe’s poetry.]

Hoffman, Michael J. “The Discovery of the Void: The House of Usher and Negative Romanticism,” The Subversive Vision: American Romanticism in Literature (Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press, 1972), pp. 19-29. [A revision of the author’s “The House of Usher and Negative Romanticism,” Studies in Romanticism, 4 (1965), 158-168.]

Hollander, Arie Nicolaas Jan den. De verbeeldingswereld van Edgar Allan Poe en enkele tildgenoten. Bijdrage tot Amerika’s ideeengeschiedenis. [Door] A. N. J. den Hollander (Amsterdam: Athenaeum-Polak and Van Gennep, 1974).

Hood, George E. Edgar Allan Poe (Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1973). [Reprint of the 1897 edition.]

Howard, Leon. “Poe’s Eureka: The Detective Story That Failed,” Mystery and Detection Annual, ed. Donald Adams (Pasadena, Calif.: Castle Press, 1972), pp. 1-14. [Eureka, Poe’s ambitious specimen of ratiocination, suffers from “imaginative chaos.”]

Hussey, John P. “‘Mr. Pym’ and ‘Mr. Poe’: The Two Narrators of ‘Arthur Gordon Pym,’” South Atlantic Bulletin, 39 (1974), 22-32. [The unity and larger meanings of Pym are conveyed through a second narrator, the “editorial” Mr. Poe suggested in the Preface.]

Idol, John L., Jr. “William Cowper Brann on Edgar Allan Poe,” Poe Studies, 7 (1974), 24-25. [Cites adverse comments on Poe by a notable American magazinist and journalist of the late nineteenth century.]

Isani, Mukhtar A. “Reminiscences of Poe By an Employee of the Broadway Journal,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 33-34. [Renders a summary of an interview, first appearing in the London Academy, 63 (September 1902), 280, with the aged Alexander Crane, an office boy for Poe’s Broadway Journal.]

Jacobs, Robert D. The Courage of a Critic: Edgar Poe as Editor. A lecture delivered at the Forty-Eighth Annual Commemoration Program of the Poe Society, October 11, 1970 (Baltimore: The Edgar Allan Poe Society, 1971). [Poe was a “courageous and responsible magazine editor who dedicated his life to raising the standards of literary criticism and literary expression in the United States.”]

Jannaccone, Pasquale. “The Aesthetics of Edgar Poe,” trans. Peter Mitilineos. Poe Studies, 7 (1974), 1-13. [Poe’s aesthetics owes much to Coleridge’s Biographia Literaria and, [column 2:] among other things, to certain stylistic features Poe found in Shelley’s short poems.]

Joseph, Gerhard J. “Poe and Tennyson,” PMLA, 88 (1973), 418-428. [Compares the poetry and aesthetics of Poe and Tennyson and concludes that the work of each reveals “a Romantic quest for infinitude” and “the exploration of the elegiac mode and of the vaguely beautiful as the surest and most personal way to esthetic perfection.”]

Kelly, Thomas B. “Poe’s Gothic Masques” (Doctoral Diss., Univ. of Connecticut, 1972). Abst.: DAI, 32 (1972), 5187A-5188A. [Several of Poe’s tales can be interpreted as “allegorical projections of an apocalypse modelled variously on Biblical and quasi-scientific authority.”]

Kennedy, J. Gerald. “Jeffrey Aspern and Edgar Allan Poe: A Speculation,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 17-18. [Suggests that James’ Jeffrey Aspern in The Aspern Papers could be Poe.]

————————.. “The Preface as a Key to the Satire in Pym,” Studies in the Novel, 5 (1973), 191-196. [Poe’s “Preface” to Pym is ironic in that Poe intended to satirize the “popular novel” of his day.]

Kesterson, David B., ed. Critics on Poe (Coral Gables, Fla.: Univ. Of Miami Press, 1973). [A selection of criticism on Poe that reveals rising critical focus upon Poe’s accomplishments as artist and critic.]

Koster, Donald N. “Poe, Romance, and Reality” American Transcendental Quarterly, 19, Part I (Summer 1973), 8-12. [Interprets Poe’s “Ligeia” as a tale of abnormal human behavior: “the narrator murdered not only Rowena but Ligeia as well.”]

Lang, H. J. “Poe in Melville’s ‘Benito Cereno,’” English Studies Today, ed. Spencer Tongue. Fifth Series. Papers Read at the Eighth Conference of the International Association of University Professors of English at Istanbul, August, 1971. (Istanbul: [International Association of University Professors of English], 1973, pp. 405-429.) [Traces certain thematic and structural elements in “Benito Cereno” which suggest Melville’s indebtedness to Poe.]

Levy, Maurice. “Pym, conte fantastique?” Etsrdes Anglaises, 27 (1974), 38-44.

Lima, Robert. “A Borges Poem on Poe,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 29-30. [Author presents his translation of a brief poem on Poe by Jorge Luis gorges, the noted Argentine author.]

Lippit, Noriko M. “Edgar Allan Poe’s Social Satire,” Dokkyo Univ. Studies in English, 3 (1969), 52-81.

————————. “The Grotesque and Arabesque in Poe,” Josai Univ. Studies in the Humanities, 1 (1973), 132-172. [“Poe’s arabesque imagination, which complements the grotesque, points the way towards transcendental reality.”]

Lovecraft, Howard P. “Edgar Allan Poe,” Supernatural Horror in Literature. With a new introduction by E. P. Bleiler

(New York: Dover Publications, 1973), pp. 52-59. [A “corrected republication of the work as published by Ben Abramson, New York, in 1945.”]

Lubbers, Klaus. “Zur Rezeption der amerikanischen Kurzgeschichte in Deutschland nach 1945,” Nordamerikanische Literats~r im deutschen Sprachraum seit 1945, eds. Horst Frenz and Hans-Joachim Lang (Muncher: Winkler Verlag, 1973), pp. 52-53.

Mabbott, Thomas O. The Books in the House of Usher. Reprinted from Books at Iowa, No. 19, November 1973 (Iowa City: Friends of the University of Iowa Libraries, 1973). [Poe’s choice of book titles read by Roderick Usher in “The Fall of the House of Usher” reveals Poe’s conscious and effective use of detail.]

Marks, Jeanette. Genius and Disaster: Studies in Drugs and Genius (Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press, 1968). [Reprint of the 1926 edition.]

Martin Bruce K. “Poe’s ‘Hop-Frog’ and the Retreat from Comedy,’ Studies in Short Fiction, 10 (1973), 288-290. [The ultimate effect of Poe’s “Hop-Frog” is horror, an effect which reveals Poe’s complex artistry.]

Martindale, Colin. “Transformation and Transfusion of Vitality in the Narratives of Poe,” Semiotica, 8 (1973), 46-59. [The act of rising from the dead is a major thematic element in Poe’s tales and has structural significance in terms of plot and effect.]

McCarthy, K. M. “‘Sameness’ Versus ‘Saneness’ in Poe’s ‘Morella,’” American Notes and Queries, NS 11 (1973), 149-150. [Calls attention to the number of editors who have misquoted Poe’s original text with the result that the change of one letter in a word — that is, of “sameness” becoming “saneness” — affects the tone of the story.]

Miller, John C. “The Birthdate of John Henry Ingram,” Poe Studies, 7 (1974), 24. [Ingram’s identification with Poe may have “led him to change his real birthyear to the year of Poe’s death.”]

Mize, George E. “The Matter of Taste in Poe’s ‘Domain of Arnheim’ and ‘Landor’s Cottage,’” Connecticsrt Review, 6 (1972), 93-99. [Poe as subtle social critic and proponent of good taste.]

Moldenhauer, Joseph J., comp. “Descriptive Catalog of Edgar Allan Poe Manuscripts in the Humanities Research Center Library at the University of Texas at Austin,” Texas Quarterly, 16 (1973), [i]-xxi, 1-89. [A Texas Quarterly supplement listing literary compositions, critical writings, letters, signed documents, and autograph matter in printed works — all making up a very significant collection of Poe materials.]

Moran, John J. A Defense of Poe (New York: AMS Press, 1972) . [Reprint of the 1885 edition.]

Murphy, Christina J. “The Philosophical Pattern of ‘A Descent into the Maelstrom,’” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 25-26. [Eureka and “the Descent into the Maelstrom” depict intuitive experiences that bring profound realizations of the nature of the universe.]

Oelke, Karl E. “Poe at West Point — A Revaluation,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 1-6. [Poe had time and opportunity for intellectual pursuits while at West Point from June 1830 to February 1831.]

————————. “The Rude Daughter: Alchemy in Poe’s Early Poetry” (Doctoral Diss., Columbia Univ., 1972). Abst.: DAI, 33 (1972), 2388A. [Poe used the symbolism of Alchemy to achieve unity of effect and the synthesis of “material and spiritual reality.”]

Ospina-Graces de Fonseca, Helena. “Paul Valery et Edgar Poe: L’influence de la theorie poetique de Poe chez Valery,”Anales del Departmento de Languas Modernas, Universidad de Costa Rica. No. 1, Agosto, 1972. ed. K. H. Mann (San Jose, Calif.: Univ. de Costa Rica, 1972), pp. 3-13.

Ostrom, John. “Fourth Supplement to The Letters of Poe,” American Literature, 45 (1974), 513-536. [Supplements the 1966 edition of The Letters of Edgar Allan Poe with letters from a variety of collections such as the Richard Gimbel Collection presently housed in The Free Library of Philadelphia.]

Pavnaskar, Sadanand R. “Indian Translations of Edgar Allan Poe: A Bibliography with a Note,” Indian Journal of American Studies, I, No. 4 (1971), 103-110. [A descriptive list of the nine selections of Poe’s works that have been translated into six Indian languages between 1955 and 1969.]

Perowne, Barry. A Singular Conspiracy (Indianapolis, Ind.: Bobbs-Merrill, 1974). [Fictitious account of Poe’s life during 1844.]

Poe, Edgar A. “The Black Cat,” Saturday Evening Post, 244 (Spring 1972), 64, 118-119. [See p. 64 for “Editor’s Note” and illustration by L. Meinrad Mayer.]

————————. Edgar Allan Poe’s Contributions to Alexander’s Weekly Messenger, by Clarence S. Brigham (Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1973). [Reprint of the 1943 edition.]

————————.Edgar Allan Poe Letters Till Now Unpublished, in the Valentine Museum, Richmond, Virginia. Introductory essay and commentary by Mary Newton Stanard (New York: Haskell House, 1973). [Reprint of the 1925 edition.]

————————.Poemes. Texte americain accompagne de sa Traduction francaise Henri Parisot (Paris: Flammarion, 1972).

Poenicke, Klaus. “Im Zwischenreich: Die Raumwelt Edgar Allan Poes,” Dark Sublime: Raum und Selbst in der amerikanischen Romantik, Beibefte zum Jahrbveh fur Amerikastudien, 36 (1972), 118-141.

Pollin, Burton R. “Another Source of ‘The Bells’ by Poe: A Broadway Journal Essay,” Mississippi Quarterly, 27 (1974), 467-473. [A two-paragraph essay, “The Broadway Carnival,” in the February 21, 1845, issue of The Broadway Journal “provided key words and ideas” for Stanza I of a second version of “The Bells” appearing in Sartain’s Union Magazine just after Poe’s death in October 1849.]

————————. “More Music to Poe,” Music and Letters, 54 (1973), 391-404. [Lists 56 musical compositions based on Poe’s works that have appeared in print since 1939.]

————————. “More on Lippard and Poe,” Poe Studies, 7 (1974), 22-23. [Cites passages from George Lippard’s reviews of Poe’s writings as well as from Lippard’s obituary notice of Poe’s death.]

————————. “Place Names in Poe’s Creative’ Writings,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 43-48. [Listing supplements Professor Pollin’s Dictionary of Names and Titles in Poe’s Collected Works (New York: Da Capo, 1968).]

————————. “Poe as Edward S. T. Grey,” Ball State University Forum, 14 (1973), 44-46. [On Poe’s use of the pseudonym “Edward S. T. Grey.”]

————————. “Poe, Freeman Hunt, and Four Unrecorded Reviews of Poe’s Works,” Texas Studies in Literature and Language, 16 (1974), 305-313. [Freeman Hunt, a magazine editor of some importance, was Poe’s friend and favorably reviewed Poe’s works.]

————————. “Poe’s Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym and the Contemporary Reviewers,” Studies in American Fiction, 2 (1974), 37-56. [Current response to Pym was mildly favorable.]

————————. “A Spurious Poe Letter to A. N. Howard,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 27-28. [Lists evidence that a Poe letter to A. N. Howard, editor of the New York Mirror, and dated December 7, 1846, is a blatant forgery.]

————————. “The Temperance Movement and Its Friends Look at Poe,” Costerus (Amsterdam), 2 (1972), 119-144. [Discusses Poe’s use of alcohol and explains why Poe’s reputation as a writer was adversely affected by an emerging temperance movement.]

Quinn, Patrick F. “Poe and Nineteenth-Century Poetry,” American Literary Scholarship: An Annual/1970, ed. J. Albert Robbins (Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 1972), pp. 204-222. [A review-essay evaluating Poe scholarship for the year indicated.]

————————. “Poe: Between Being and Nothingness,” Southern Literary Journal, 6 (1973), 81-100. [An essay review on Carl L. Anderson’s Poe in Northlight: The Scandinavian Response to His Life and Work (Durham, N.C. Duke Univ. Press, 1973); G. R. Thompson’s Poe’s Fiction: Romantic Irony in the Gothic Tales (Madison: Univ of Wisconsin Press, 1973); and David Halliburton’s Edgar Allan [page 20:] Poe: A Phenomenological View (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 1973) .]

Ransome, Arthur. Edgar Allan Poe. A Critical Study (New York: Haskell House, 1972). [Reprint of the 1910 edition.]

Rauter, Herbert. “Zen’, Zeitmessung und Bewusstsein bei Edgar Allan Poe,” Anglia, 85 (1967), 363-389.

Reeder, Roberta. “‘The Black Cat’ as a Study in Repression,” Poe Studies, 7 (1974), 20-22. [Examines Poe’s story in terms of Jungian psychology.]

Reilly, John E. “Poe in Pillory: An Early Version of a Satire by A. J. H. Duganne,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 9-12. [Duganne, a minor American writer, ridicules Poe as poet and critic in the fashion of Lowell’s A Fable for Critics.]

Reimers, Walter. Die Funition des analytischen Verstandes in Edgar Allan Poes Kurzprosa. (Kiel: Dissertation der Philo” sophischen Fakultat der Universitat Kiel, 1971).

Reiss, T. J. “The Universe and the Dialectic of Imagination in Edgar Allan Poe,” Etudes Anglaises, 27 (1974), 16-25. [Poe’s works reveal a search for ideal unity through which the intellect is overcome and transcended.]

Remley, Brenda B. “Edgar Allan Poe: Paradox and Ambivalence as a Narrative Technique.” (Doctoral Diss., Indiana Univ., 1971). Abst.: DAI, 32 (1972), 5199A-5200A. [Poe’s tales of terror reveal irony as well as mocking inversions of conventional narrative techniques.]

Richmond, Lee J. “Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘Morella’: Vampire of Volition,” Studies in Short Fiction, 9 (1972), 93-97. [Poe’s “first-person narration, with its device of controlled dramatic irony, reveals the subtle indirection” Poe uses to depict character in “Morella,” a short story often neglected by Poe’s critics.]

Ridgely, J. V. “Tragical-Mythical-Satirical-Hoaxical: Problems of Genre in Pym,” American Transcendental Quarterly, No. 24, Part I (Fall 1974), pp. 4-9. [Discusses recent criticism of Pym and concludes by offering “some final critiques and suggestions for future critics.”]

Roche, A. John. “Another Look at Poe’s Dr. Ollapod,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 28. [Suggests that Poe’s Dr. Ollapod in his “A Predicament” could allude in part to Willis Gaylord Clark of Knickerbocker Magazine.]

Sands, Kathleen. “The Mythic Initiation of Arthur Gordon Pym,” Poe Studies, 7 (1974), 14-16. [The initiation motif gives Pym unity, bridging “The seeming break between the Grampus and Jane Guy adventures.”]

Santraud, Jeanne-Marie. “Dens le sillage de la baleiniere d’Arthur Gordon Pym: Le Sphinx des Glaces, Dan Yack,” Etudes Anglaises, 25 (1972), 353-366.

Senelick, Lawrence. “Charles Dickens and ‘The Tell-Tale Heart,’” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 12-14. [On Poe’s possible use of a Dickens tale in composing “The Tell-Tale Heart.”]

Serio, John N. “From Edwards to Poe,” Connecticut Review, 6 (1972), 88-92. [Places Poe in the Puritan tradition.]

Siegel, Gerald. “The Poe-esque Tale in American Magazines, 1830-1860” (Doctoral Diss., George Washington Univ. 1972). Abst.: DAI, 32 (1972), 6943A-6944A. [An examination of tales published in American magazines 1830-60 suggests “that other writers may have used combinations of qualities similar to those of the Poe-esque Tale.”]

Simpson, Lewis P. “Poe’s Vision of His Ideal Magazine,” The Man of Letters in New England and the South (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1973), pp. 131-149. [A revision of author’s essay “Touching the ‘Stylus’: Poe’s Vision of Literary Order” in Studies in American Literature, ed. Waldo McNair and Leo B. Levy (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1960).] [column 2:]

Sippel, Erich W. “Bolting the Whole Shebang Together: Poe’s Predicament,” Criticism, 15 (1973), 289-308. [Poe presents in his work a universe characterized by order and chaos; in Eureka, however, he ultimately advances the concept of “cosmological unity.”]

Sloane, David E. E. “Gothic Romanticism and Rational Empiricism in Poe’s ‘Berenice,’” American Transcendental Quarterly, No. 19, Part I (Summer 1973), pp. 19-26. [Relates the grotesque elements of Poe’s “Berenice” to medical science and suggests that the story is a commentary upon “the dangers of empiricism in an illusory physical world.”]

———————— , and Benjamin F. Fisher IV, “Poe’s Revisions in ‘Berenice’: Beyond the Gothic,” American Transcendental Quarterly, No. 24 (Fall 1974), Supplement 11, pp. 19-23. [Poe’s revision of “Berenice” reveals a “psychological tone consistent with his later masterpieces.”]

Smith, Allan. “The Psychological Context of Three Tales by Poe,” Journal of American Studies, 7 (1973), 279-292. [Poe’s treatment of morbid obsession and workings of the intellect is in line with the current thinking of his day.]

Smith, Herbert F. “Is Roderick Usher a Caricature?” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 49-50. [Compares Poe’s Roderick Usher to James Gates Percival (1795-1856) — “American poetaster, lexicographer, geologist, and neurotic.”]

Sommer, Gerd. “Edgar Allan Poe,” Die Ich-Perspektive in der amerikanischen Kurzprosa des 19. Jahrhunderts. (Erlangen: Dissertation der Philososophischen Fakultat der Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg, 1971.)

St. Armand, Barton Levi. “The ‘Mysteries’ of Edgar Allan Poe: The Quest for a Monomyth in Gothic Literature,” The Gothic Imagination: Essays in Dark Romanticism, ed. G. R. Thompson (Pullman, Wash.: Washington State Univ. Press, 1974), pp. 65-93. [In “The Fall of the House of Usher,” Poe preserves the “novelty, variety, and dark sensationalism” found throughout Gothic literature and at the same time suggests “a profound spiritual and emotional depth.”]

Stern, Phillip Van Doren. Edgar Allan Poe: Visitor from the Night of Time (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1973). [A sketchy biography of Poe in the narrative vein.]

Sweeney, Gerald M. “Beauty and Truth: Poe’s ‘A Descent into the Maelstrom,’” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 22-25. [Poe’s emphasis upon the value of aesthetic intuition and his use of the frame narrative contribute to the artistry of “A Descent into the Maelstrom.”]

Tagiri, Hisazumi. “Poe’s Prose Style (1) and (11),” Rikkyo Review ( Department of British and American Literature, St. Paul’s [Rikkyo] University, Tokyo), No. 30 (1969), 191

201, and No. 32 (1972), 77-92. [In two parts, this essay is concerned with Poe’s fiction, arguing that Poe “changed his style in accordance with the change of the character of his writings.”]

Teunissen, John J., and Evelyn J. Hinz. “Poe’s Journal of Julius Rodman as Parody,” Nineteenth Century Fiction, 27 (1972)

317-338. [Argues that The Journal of Julius Rodman “is not, as traditionally held, another narrative of Western adventure but rather that it is an attack upon such literature as hack writing.”]

————————. “‘Quaint and Curious’ Backgrounds for Poe’s ‘Raven,’” Southern Humanities Review, 7 (1973), 411-419. [Like Browning’s “Porphyria’s Lover,” “The Raven” can be understood as a dramatic monologue rendered by a lover compelled by guilt.]

Thompson, G. R. “Poe and Nineteenth-Century Poetry,” American Literary Scholarship: An Annual/1972, ed. J. Albert Robbins (Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 1974) pp. 208-236. [A review essay evaluating Poe scholarship for the year indicated.] [page 21:]

“Three New Poe Letters,” American Transcendental Quarterly, No. 14, Part 11 (Spring 1972), pp. 89-[92]. [Presents duplicated text of letters along with auction records containing detailed information about letters.]

Timmerman, John. “Edgar Allan Poe: Artist, Aesthetician, Legend,” South Dakota Review, 10 (1972), 60-70. [Assesses Poe’s aesthetic of poetry and points out “the affinities of this aesthetic with the spirit of English Romanticism upon which it was, in part, patterned.”]

Travis, Mildred K. “A Note on ‘The Bell-Tower’: Melville’s ‘Blackwood Article,’” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 28-29. [Poe’s duo “How to Write a Blackwood Article” and “A Predicament” may have aided Melville in composing “The Bell Tower.”]

Valery, Paul. Leonardo, Poe, Mallarme, ed. Jackson Matthews. Vlll in the Collected Works of Paul Valery, Bollingen Series, XLV. (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 1972). [See “On Poe’s Eureka,” pp. 161-176, “Some Fragments from Poe’s Marginalia,” pp. 177-192; and “The Place of Baudelaire,” pp. 193-211.]

Vitanza, Victor J. “Edgar Allan Poe’s The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym: An Anatomy of Perverseness,” Etudes Anglaises, 27 (1974), 26-37. [Pym interpreted “in light of Poe’s concept of Perverseness, as clearly defined in his “The Imp of the Perverse.”]

Voss, Arthur. “Terror, Mystery, and Ratiocination: Edgar Allan Poe,” The American Short Story: A Critical Survey (Norman, Okla.: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1973), pp. 47-69. [Surveys Poe’s best known fiction and touches lightly upon the themes he employed most frequently.]

Wages, Jack D. “Isaac Asimov’s Debt to Edgar Allan Poe,” Poe Studies, 6 (1973), 29. [Isaac Asimov, “with numerous backward glances to Poe’s work, has successfully amalgamated the detective story with science fiction.”]

Wallace, Alfred R. “Edgar Allan Poe: A Series of Seventeen Letters,” Americas Transcendental Quarterly, No. 24 (Fall, 1974), Supplement, pp. 45-49. [Presents the text of letters (privately printed in 1930) by Alfred Russell Wallace, an English naturalist, concerning Poe’s “scientific erudition in Eureka and his authorship of ‘Leonainie,’” a lyric poem.]

Weber, Alfred. “Eine Kleine Ouellensammlung amerikanischer Theorien der Kurzgeschichte,” Studien und Materialien zur Short Story, ed. Paul Goetsh (Frankfurt am Main: Diesterweg, 1971).

Weiner, Bruce 1. “Poe’s Subversion of Verisimilitude,” American Transcendental Quarterly, No. 24 (Fall 1974), Supplement 11, pp. 2-8. [“The tale of sensation, by its tendency to subvert verisimilitude, allowed Poe to traverse the real world, while seeming to patronize it, to the realm of the imagination.”]

Weiss, Susan Talley. The Home Life of Poe (Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1974). [Reprint of an edition copyrighted in 1907.]

Whitman, Sarah H. “Edgar Poe and His Critics,” American Transcendental Quarterly, No. 24 (Fall 1974), Supplement 11, [pp. 29-48]. [Offers reprint of the 1859 edition.]

Wilbur, Richard. “The House of Poe,” Literary Lectures Presented at the Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Library of Congress, 1973), 331-349. [First appeared in 1959.]

————————. “Introduction,” The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym (Boston, Mass.: David R. Godine, 1973), pp. vii-xxv. [Interprets Pym as a spiritual quest in the light of the biographical facts of Poe’s life and his extended reading.]

Wilmer, Lambert A. Merlin, Baltimore, 1827; together with Recollections of Edgar A. Poe, ed. Thomas Ollive Mabbott (Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1973). [Reprint of the 1941 edition.]


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