Text: Robert A. Stewart (ed. J. A. Harrison), “Notes to The System of Dr. Tarr and Prof. Fether,” The Complete Works of Edgar Allan PoeVol. VI: Tales - part 05 (1902), pp. 278-279


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[page 278, continued:]

THE SYSTEM OF DOCTOR TARR AND PROF. FETHER.

GRAHAM’S MAGAZINE, NOVEMBER, 1845.

The text follows Graham, the variations of Griswold from the text being noted below.

This tale was earlier entitled “The System of Doctors Tar and Fether.” (Poe’s letter to Lowell, May 28, ‘44.) [page 279:]

Variations of Griswold from text.

Page 53 1-4 Mad-house (o. h.) l. 8 traveling (travelling) l. 9 , a (o. c.) l. 14. toward (towards) l. 18 bye (by) page 54 1-15 château (o. a.) page 55 l. 1 , among (o. c.) l. 9 , to (o. c.) page 56 l. 5 toward (towards) page 57 l. 19 argumentum (reductio) page 59 l. 16 [Vougeot] (Vougeôt) page 60 l. 7 she (, she) l. 21 itself (, itself) l. 24 , however, (o. c.) l. 80 château (o. a.) page 61 l. 23 traveled (travelled) l. 24 , so (;) page 62 l. 32 mam’selle (cap.) page 63 l. 8-19 à (o. a.) l. 29-31 [chat] (chât) page 64 l. 1 [chat] (chât) l. 3 cadaverous (cadaverous-) l. 30 sir (sir,) page 65 l. 4 , with (o. c.) l. 12 [Desoulières] (Desouliêres) l. 17 [Desoulières] (Desouliêres) l. 17 à (o. a.) page 66 l. 6 , thus (o. c) page 67 l. 1 doo! — (—) l. 34 château (o. a.) page 69 l. 4 , at (o. c.) page 70 l. 2 lunatic-nurses (o. h.) l. 15 [Vougeot] (Vougeôt) l. 18 By-the-bye (By-the-by) page 71 l. 16 made (— made) l. 30 Vougeot (Vougeôt) page 72 l. 2 , before (o. c.) l. 19 [strait-] (straight) page 73 l. 5 [life!] (?) l. 23-26 visiters (visitors) page 74 l. 5 château (o. a.) l. 16 , indeed (o. c.) page 75 l. 2 side-board (o. h.) l. 12 who (, who) l. 24 , at (p. c.) page 76 l. 14 sofa, (o. c.) l. 24 traveling (travelling) l. 31 but (, but) l. 31 bread, (o. c.) page 77 l. 2 château (o. c).


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Notes:

None.


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[S:0 - JAHCW, 1902] - Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore - Editions - The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe (J. A. Harrison) (Notes to The System of Dr. Tarr and Prof. Fether)