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Selected Bibliography on Edgar Allan Poe

Note: This page needs to be updated. Check the chapters on Poe in American Literary Scholarship (usually available through Project Muse or Ingenta) or the journals on Poe:

Abel, Darrel. Ruined Eden of the Present: Hawthorne, Melville, and Poe: Critical Essays in Honor of Darrel Abel. eds. G.R. Thompson and Virgil L. Lokke. West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue UP, 1981.

Alexander, Jean. Affidavits of Genius; Edgar A. Poe and the French Critics, 1847-1924. Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat P, 1971. PS2638.A45

Auerbach, Jonathan. The Romance of Failure: First-person Fictions of Poe, Hawthorne, and James. NY: Oxford UP, 1989.

Booth, Bradford Allen. A concordance of the poetical works of Edgar Allan Poe. Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins Press, 1941. PS2645.B6 1961

Buranelli, Vincent. Edgar A. Poe. NY: Twayne Publishers, 1961.

Burduck, Michael L. Grim Phantasms: Fear in Poe's Short Fiction. NY: Garland Pub., 1992.

Carlson, Eric W, ed. The Fall of the House of Usher. Columbus, Ohio: Merrill, 1971.

Carlson, Eric. Companion to Poe Studies. New York: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Carlson, Eric W., ed. Critical Essays on Edgar A. Poe. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1987.

Carlson, Eric W, ed. The Recognition of Edgar A. Poe; Selected Criticism since 1829. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1966.

Chandran, K. Narayana. "Poe's Use of Macbeth in `The Masque of the Red Death.'" Papers on Language & Literature 29.2 (Sprg 1993): 236+.

Cleman, John. "Irresistible Impulses: Edgar A. Poe and the Insanity Defense." American Literature 63.4 (Dec 1991): 623+.

Deas, Michael J. The Portraits and Daguerreotypes of Edgar Allan Poe. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1989.

Dudley, David R. "Dead or Alive: The Booby-Trapped Narrator of Poe's `Masque of the Red Death.'" Studies in Short Fiction 30.2 (Sprg 1993): 169-74.

Elbert, Monika. "Poe's Gothic Mother and the Incubation of Language." Poe Studies 26.1/2 (Jun 1993): 22-41.

Fisher, Benjamin Franklin IV, ed. Myth and Reality: The Mysterious Mr. Poe. Baltimore: Edgar Allan Poe Society, 1987.

Freeland, Natalka. "'One of an Infinite Series of Mistakes': Mystery, Influence, and Edgar Allan Poe." Atq : The American Transcendental Quarterly 10.2 (Jun 1996): 123-141.

Frey, Matthew. " Poe's 'The Fall Of The House Of Usher.'" The Explicator 54.4 (Summer 1996): 215.

Halliburton, David. Edgar A. Poe; a Phenomenological View. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1973.

Hansen, Thomas S. "Poe's `German' Source for `The Fall of the House of Usher': The Arno Schmidt Connection." Southern Humanities Review 26.2 (Sprg 1992): 101-13..

Hoeveler, Diane L. "The Hidden God and the Abjected Woman in `The Fall of the House of Usher.'" Studies in Short Fiction. (Summer 1992): 385-96.

Hough, Robert L, ed. Literary Criticism of Edgar A. Poe. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1965.

Howarth, William L., ed. Twentieth Century Interpretations of Poe's Tales; A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall 1971.

Hyneman, Esther F. Edgar Allan Poe: an annotated bibliography of books and articles in English, 1827-1973. Boston, G. K. Hall, 1974. PS2631.H96 1974

Ketterer, David. The Rationale of Deception in Poe. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1979.

Levine, Stuart and Susan, ed. The Short Fiction of Edgar A. Poe. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1976. PS2612.A1 1976

Levine, Stuart. Edgar Poe: Seer and Craftsman. Deland, Fla.: Everett/Edwards, 1972.

Ljungquist, Kent. "Howitt's 'Byronian Rambles' and the Picturesque Setting of'The Fall of the House of Usher.'" ESQ 33.4 (1987): 224+

May, Charles E. Edgar A. Poe: A Study of the Short Fiction. Boston: Twayne, 1991. PS2642.F43M39 1991

May, Leila S. "`Sympathies of a Scarcely Intelligible Nature': The Brother-Sister Bond in Poe's `Fall of the House of Usher.'" Studies in Short Fiction 30.3 (Sumr 1993): 387-97.

Mayer, Ruth. "Neither Life Nor Death: Poe's Aesthetic Transfiguration of Popular Notions of Death." Poe Studies 29.1 (Jun 1996): 1-9.

Meyers, Jeffrey. Edgar A. Poe: His Life and Legacy. NY: Scribner's, 1992.

Miller, Perry. The Raven and the Whale; the War of Words and Wits in the Era of Poe and Melville. NY: Harcourt Brace, 1956.

Muller, John, and William Richardson. The Purloined Poe. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins U P, 1988.

Nelson, Dana D. "The Haunting of White Manhood: Poe, Fraternal Ritual, and Polygenesis." American Literature 69.3 ( Sept. 1997): 515-547.

Ober, Warren, Paul S. Burtness, and William R. Seat, Jr. The Enigma of Poe. Boston: Heath, 1960.

Pahl, Dennis. Architects of the Abyss: the Indeterminate Fictions of Poe, Hawthorne, and Melville. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 1989.

Parks, Edd Winfield. Edgar Allan Poe as literary critic.Athens, University of Georgia Press, 1964.PS2638.P3

Phillips, Elizabeth. Edgar A. Poe, an American Imagination. Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat P, 1979.

Poe, Edgar Allan. Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe. Ed. T. O. Mabbott et al. 3 vols. Cambridge: Harvard U P, 1969.

Poe, Edgar Allan. Edgar Allan Poe: Essays and Reviews. New York: Library of America, 1984.

Poe, Edgar Allan. The Letters of Edgar Allan Poe. Ed. John Ward Ostrom. 2 vols. New York: Gordian Press, 1966.

Poe Studies: Dark Romanticism. Journal from Washington State University publishes articles on Poe bibliography.

Pollin, Burton Ralph. Discoveries in Poe. Notre Dame: Notre Dame UP, 1970.

Postema, James. "Edgar A. Poe's Control of Readers: Formal Pressures in Poe's Dream Poems." Essays in Literature 18.1 (Sprg 1991): 68-76.

Quinn, Arthur Hobson. Edgar Allan Poe, a critical biography. New York, Cooper Square, 1969 [c1941]. PS2631.Q5 1969

Regan, Robert, ed. Poe; a Collection of Critical Essays . Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1967.

Rosenheim, Shawn, and Stephen Rachman, eds. The American Face of Edgar Allan Poe / edited by Shawn Rosenheim and Stephen Rachman. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.

Saliba, David R. A Psychology of Fear: the Nightmare Formula of Edgar A. Poe. Washington, D.C.: UP of America, 1980.

Silverman, Kenneth, ed. New Essays on Poe's Major Tales. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1993.

Silverman, Kenneth. Edgar A. Poe: Mournful and Never-Ending Remembrance. NY: HarperCollins P, 1991.

Smith, Dave. "Edgar A. Poe and the Nightmare Ode." Southern Humanities Review 29.1 (Win 1995): 1+.

Thomas, Dwight, and David Jackson, eds. The Poe Log. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1987.

Thompson, G. R. Poe's Fiction: Romantic Irony in the Gothic Tales. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1973.

Tombleson, Gary E. "Poe's "Fall of the House of Usher" as Archetypal Gothic: Literary and Architectural Analogs of Cosmic Unity." Nineteenth-century Contexts 12.2 (1988): 83+.

Walker, I. M., ed. Edgar A. Poe: The Critical Heritage. NY: Routledge & K. Paul, 1986.

Whalen, Terence. "Edgar A. Poe and the Horrid Laws of Political Economy." American Quarterly 44.3 (Sept. 1992): 381-417.

Woodberry, George Edward. The life of Edgar Allan Poe, personal and literary; with his chief correspondence with men of letters. New York, Biblo and Tannen, 1965. First published March 1909. PS2631.W7 1965 v. 1


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