Edgar Allan Poe — “To Frances”


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Reading and Reference Texts:

Reading copy:

  • “To Frances” — reading copy

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Historical Texts:

Manuscripts and Authorized Printings:

  • Text-01 — “To Mary” — 1835, no original manuscript or fragments are known to exist (but this version is presumably recorded in Text-02)
  • Text-02 — “To Mary” — July 1835 — Southern Literary Messenger — (Mabbott text A)
  • Text-03 — “To One Departed” — March 1842 — Graham’s — (Mabbott text B)
  • Text-04 — “To One Departed” — February 25 and March 4, 1843 — Saturday Museum — (Mabbott text C)
  • Text-05 — “To F— [Frances]” — April 26, 1845 — Broadway Journal — (Mabbott text D)
  • Text-06 — “To F——” — 1845 — RAOP — (Mabbott text E)

 

Reprints:

  • “To One Departed”   (March 5, 1842, reprinted from “B” — The New World, p. 2, col. 4, towards the bottom)
  • To F —— “ — 1850 — WORKS — (Griswold reprints Text-06)  (Mabbott text F)
  • “To One Departed” — June 1, 1850 — New York Organ  (with the byline of “BY THE LATE EDGAR A. POE”)
  • “To F——” — 1875 — The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol 3: Poems  and Essays, ed. J. H. Ingram, Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black (3:35)

 

Scholarly and Noteworthy Reprints:

  • “To One Departed” — 1894-1895 — The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 10: Poems, ed. G. E. Woodberry and E. C. Stedman, Chicago: Stone and Kimball (10:78, and p. 189)
  • To F——” — 1902 — The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 7: Poems, ed. J. A. Harrison, New York: T. Y. Crowell (10:92, and 10:206-207)
  • “To F——” — 1911 — The Complete Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. J. H. Whitty, Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co. (p. 34, and pp. 222-223)
  • “To F——” — 1917 — The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. Killis Campbell, Boston: Ginn and Company (pp. 79-80, and pp. 224-226)
  • “To F——” — 1965 — The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, ed. Floyd Stovall, Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia (p. 61, and pp. 243-244)
  • To F——” — 1969 — The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 1: Poems, ed. T. O. Mabbott, Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (1:236-237)
  • “To F——” — 1984 — Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales, Patrick F. Quinn (New York: Library of America) (p. 74) (reprints Text-06)

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Comparative Texts:

Instream Comparative Texts:

  • None

 

Plain Text Files for Juxta:

  • None

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Associated Material and Special Versions:

Miscellaneous Texts and Related Items:

  • “A F—” — dated 2009, but available in late 2008 — Poèmes d‘Edgar Allan Poe, Paris: Publibook (translation by Jean Hautepierre)

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Bibliography:

  • Heartman, Charles F. and James R. Canny, A Bibliography of First Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Hattiesburg, MS: The Book Farm, 1943.
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, ed., The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vol 1 Poems), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1969.

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