Edgar Allan Poe — “The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq”


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Summary:

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Reading and Reference Texts:

Reading copy:

  • “The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq” — reading copy

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Historical Texts:

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Reprints:

  • “The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq” — 1867 — Prose Tales of Edgar Allan Poe, second series (New York: W. J. Widdleton), pp. 398-417 (This collection is extracted from the 1850-1856 edition of Poe’s Works. It was reprinted several times.)
  • “The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq” — 1874 — Works of Edgar A. Poe, edited by J. H. Ingram (vol. II, pp. 439-459) (This collection was subsequently reprinted in various forms)

 

Scholarly and Noteworthy Reprints:

  • “The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq” — 1894-1895 — The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 4: Tales, ed. G. E. Woodberry and E. C. Stedman, Chicago: Stone and Kimball (4:171-197) (This collection was subsequently reprinted in various forms)
  • The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq” — 1902 — The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 6: Tales V, ed. J. A. Harrison, New York: T. Y. Crowell (6:1-27, and 6:275-277)
  • The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq” — 1978 — The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 3: Tales & Sketches II, ed. T. O. Mabbott, Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (3:1126-1149)
  • “The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq” — 1984 — Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales, Patrick F. Quinn (New York: Library of America), pp. 766-786

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Comparative Texts:

Instream Comparative Texts:

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Plain Text Files for Juxta:

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Associated Material and Special Versions:

Miscellaneous Texts and Related Items:

  • “Les débuts littéraires de Thingum Bob” — 1862 — Contes inedts d‘Edgar Poe, Paris: J. Hetzel  (French translation by William L. Hughes)
  • “La vie littéraire de monsieur Thingum Bob” — 1950 — Histories grotesques et sérieuse par Edgar Poe, Paris: Classiques Garnier  (French translation by Léon Lemonnier)

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Bibliography:

  • Engstrom, Alfred G., “Poe, Leconte de Lisle, and Tzara’s Formula for Poetry,” Modern Language Notes (June 1958), 73:434-436.
  • 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 ; (Vols 2-3 Tales and Sketches), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978.
  • Pollin, Burton R., “Poe’s Dr. Ollapod,” American Literature (March 1970), 42:80-82.
  • Pollin, Burton R., “Poe’s Literary Use of ‘Oppodeldoc’ and Other Patent Medicines,” Poe Studies (December 1971), 6:28.
  • Roche, A. John, “Another Look at Poe’s Dr. Ollapod,” Poe Studies (June 1973), 6:28.
  • Whipple, William, “Poe, Clark, and ‘Thingum Bob’,” American Literature (November 1957), 29:312-316.
  • Wyllie, John Cooke, “A List of the Texts of Poe’s Tales,” Humanistic Studies in Honor of John Calvin Metcalf, Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 1941, pp. 322-338.

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