Text: Burton R. Pollin, “Abbreviations and Short Titles,” The Collected Writings of Edgar Allan PoeVol. V: SLM (1997), pp. ix-x (This material is protected by copyright)


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Abbreviations and Short Titles

Allibone   S. Austin Allibone. A Critical Dictionary of English Literature, and British and American Authors. 3 vols. Philadelphia: Childs and Peterson, 1858-1871.
Blackwood’s   Blackwood’s Magazine (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Burton’s   Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine (Philadelphia)
Godey’s   Godey’s Lady’s Book (Philadelphia)
Graham’s   Graham’s Magazine (Philadelphia)
Griswold   Rufus W. Griswold, ed. The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe. 4 vols. New York: Redfield, 1850-56.
Hansen and Pollin   Thomas Hansen, with Burton R. Pollin. The German Face of Poe. Columbia, S. C.: Camden Press, 1995.
Harrison, Works   James A. Harrison. The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe. 17 vols. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1902 (The “Virginia Edition”).
Hull   William Doyle Hull II. “A Canon of the Critical Works of Edgar Allan Poe.” Ph. D. dissertation. University of Virginia, 1941.
Jackson, Contributors   David K. Jackson. The Contributors and Contributions to the Southern Literary Messenger (1834-1864). Charlottesville, Va.: The Historical Publishing Co., 1936.
Jackson, Poe and The SLM   David K. Jackson. Poe and The Southern Literary Messenger. Richmond, Va.: Press of the Dietz Printing Co., 1934.
Jacobs   Robert D. Jacobs. Poe: Journalist and Critic. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1969.
Letters   John Ward Ostrom, ed. The Letters of Edgar Allan Poe. 2 vols. New York: Gordian Press, Inc., 1966.
Mabbott 1, 2, 3   Thomas Ollive Mabbott with the assistance of Eleanor D. Kewer and Maureen C. Mabbott, eds. Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe. 3 vols. Vol. 1: Poems. Vol. 2: Tales and Sketches, 1831-42. Vol. 3: Tales and Sketches, 1843-49. Cambridge: The Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press, 1969, 1978. [page x:]
Mabbott, MS., Notes   Manuscript materials relating to Poe and the Southern Literary Messenger, filed in folders and boxed. Deposited in the Thomas Ollive Mabbott Poe Collection, the University of Iowa Libraries, and used with their kind permission.
Moss   Sidney P. Moss. Poe’s Literary Battles. Durham, N. C.: Duke University Press, 1963.
OED   The Oxford English Dictionary.
Poe Log   Dwight Thomas and David K. Jackson, eds. The Poe Log: A Documentary Life of Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849. Boston: G. K. Hall & Co., 1987.
Pollin 1, 2, 3, 4   Burton R. Pollin, ed. Collected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.

Vol. 1: The Imaginary Voyages. Boston: Twayne, 1981; New York: Gordian Press, 1994.

Vol. 2: The Brevities. New York: Gordian Press, 1985.

Vol. 3: Writings in the Broadway Journal, Nonfictional Prose. Part 1, The Text. New York: Gordian Press, 1986.

Vol. 4: Writings in the Broadway Journal, Nonfictional Prose. Part 2, The Annotations. New York: Gordian Press, 1986.

Pollin, Creator   Burton R. Pollin. Poe, Creator of Words. Baltimore: Enoch Pratt Free Library, Edgar Allan Poe Society, and the Library of the University of Baltimore, 1974; revised and augmented, Bronxville, N. Y : Nicholas T. Smith, 1980.
Pollin, Dictionary   Burton R. Pollin. Dictionary of Names and Titles in Poe’s Collected Works. New York: Da Capo Press, 1968.
Pollin, Discoveries   Burton R. Pollin. Discoveries in Poe. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1970.
Pollin, Word Index   Burton R. Pollin, ed., Word Index to Poe’s Fiction. New York: Gordian Press, 1982.
SLM   The Southern Literary Messenger (Richmond, Virginia)
Wright Lyle H.   Wright. American Fiction 1774-1850. San Marino, California: The Huntington Library, 1969.
*   Indicates typographical error or Poe’s incorrect spelling or punctuation.

N. B. In our slightly enlarged facsimile columns of Poe’s texts, it has not been possible to change irregularly typeset lines or all broken letters. [[Note: This online edition does not use the facsimiles, giving the material instead as regular text.]]






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