Heyward Ehrlich: A Poe Webliography, II
There are many strategies for electronic Poe research.
In a hurry? For a quick fact check, just Google Poe on your phone. 
Don't know what to ask? Browse Poe on search engines to review frequent query requests. 
Don't know where to start? Try a wide angle view of Poe on Wikipedia 
Want to see what others are doing? Look into surveys of research on Google Scholar 
Have privileges at a research library and need to be sure you haven't missed anything before submtting for publication? Search the annuals of ALS American Literary Scholarship
, the MLAIB Modern Language Association Internet Bibliography
, and similar databases. 
Ready for the best collection of Poe texts and criticism online? Go directly to the web site of the Poe Society of Baltimore: eapoe.org 
1. R E S E A R C H : Library subscription databases:
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Note: These resources require the user to have privileges for on-site visiting or online access.
- ALS: It is useful to launch a Poe research project by reviewing recent conversations and issues summarized in the annuals of American Literary Scholarship (1963), online since 1998 through Project Muse. First, access Project Muse through a subscribing research library, then select the journal American Literary Scholarship, each year of interest, the section on "Early 19th Century Literature," and finally scroll down to Edgar Allan Poe. The contributors to the annual Poe surveys are Kevin J. Hayes (1998), Thomas Wortham (1999), J. Gerald Kennedy (2000-2001), Robert Sattelmeyer (2002), Robert Sattelmeyer and Janet Gabler-Hover (2003), Edward J. Piacentino (2004), Kristin Boudreau (20052007), and Michael Burduck (20082017).
A general search of Project Muse, which covers subjects, authors, titles, reviews, and of course the full texts of articles, using "Edgar Allan Poe" revealed (at the time of writing) 3,834 matches, including 1,872 articles and 443 reviews.
- Jstor(journal storage) was designed to provides additional shelf space for the extensive back files of scholarly journals in libraries. It does not provide current issues but imposes an embargo of one to five years. Jstor responds to a search for "Edgar Allan Poe" with 9,748 items. Use the Browse button to see a full list of journals by discipline, including many in the fields of language and literature. You may search them all by author, title, abstract, or words in the text.
- MLAIB: The electronic version of the MLA International Bibliography through EBSCO lists 5,348 Poe items.
- Other subscription databases: Consult your local librarian or browse your library Web site to determine which other literary or general bibliographical databases are available, such as Academic Search Premier, Humanities Full Text, Literature Online (LiON), Literature Resource Center (Gale), and Proquest. The American Periodicals Series Online (derived by Proquest from the APS microform series) is particularly valuable for its page images of full runs of the Southern Literary Messenger, Burton's Gentleman's Magazine, Graham's Magazine, and the Broadway Journal. For signed Poe works and mentions of him in APS Online, try searching for "Edgar A. Poe" (in quotes), which yields 1,292 matches and avoids much extraneous material. For unsigned works, search first for the periodical, then for the issue, and finally for the article. The pages can be saved as PDF page images, from which they can be converted for editing.
Directories | Archives | Commercial Databases
- Wikipedia, now grown to seven million pages, is produced by a network of volunteers using wiki software. The main Edgar Allan Poe page provides information on his life, death, theories, works, and influence, with attention to media and popular culture and links to 29 additional Wikipedia Poe pages:
Wikipedia sites in other languages reflect different national views of Poe and contain links to Poe in translation:
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- Worldcat: Worldcat indexes over two billion physical books held globally in thousands of tangible libraries , including 42,274 Edgar Allan Poe entries. To use, select a specific title, edition, and format; upon entering your location, the site will find the nearest library: http://www.worldcat.org. For background, see http://www.oclc.org/worldcat.
- Digital Book Index, a deep research site with about 200 listings of text locations for "Poe, Edgar Allan" including both the more commonly encountered formats, such as Txt-G (Gutenberg), HTML, and PDF and the more unusual Graphic, MSReader, NetLibrary, On-Line, Palm (A and P), MM (multimedia), Adobe (eBook), Palm (AportisDoc, Pocket PC, Windows CE), and Gemstar (RCA, RocketBook). The entire site links to 135,000 title records from 1,800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and private sites: http://www.digitalbookindex.org.For Poe, search http://184.108.40.206/index.cgi?rm=search_author&AUTHOR=Poe,%20Edga.
- The OnLine Books Page: This well-established index at Penn lists 25,000 free e-texts on the Web, arranged by author, title, and subject.
Under authors, scroll down to Poe http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/index.html.
Or search Poe directly (35 titles)
- Colorado State Library Guide: https://libguides.colostate.edu/English/Poe
A systematic guide to library tools and methods for advancng skills of students unfamiliar with Poe research.
- Literary History: A well-annotated site edited since 1998 by Jan Pridmore, offering nearly seventy sites of literary criticism on Poe (and a strong comment about Jstor and Google policies): https://www.literaryhistory.com/19thC/Poe.htm
- Voice of the Shuttle: Started in 1994 by Alan Liu, Voice of the Shuttle is now a searchable database of Web pages for e-texts, theory, criticism, and syllabi -- classified by nationality, period, authoralso, genre, and topic. It is the most extensive repository of humanities web sites, but sheer size may make it difficult to query: Go to http:vos.ucsb.edu and search for Edgar Allan Poe. See also
- Jack Lynch: Literary Resources on the Net: A very comprehensive starting site for literary amd related resources on the Web, maintained by Jack Lynch, last updated in 2006:
For Poe, go to http://jacklynch.net/Lit/american.html and search for Edgar Allan Poe.
- The Internet Library of Early Journals (ILEJ): Page images of six British journals of the 18th and 19th century, including Blackwell's, frozen in 2019.
https://wayback.archive-it.org/org-467/20191002090504/http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/ilej/ . The page includes links to eight items on Edgar Allan Poe from Notes and Queries (1857-1868).
- Eric Lease Morgan's Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts, one of the first indexes to electronic texts to appear on the Internet, contains for Poe an extensive list of e-texts from the former Eris Etext project, apparently derived from the Borzoi edition (ed. Arthur Hobson Quinn and Edward H. O'Neill, 2 v. New York: Knopf, 1946): http://www.infomotions.com/alex/?cmd=names<r=P. Under "P," scroll down to Poe for about 130 items:
A for-profit platform for user-shared information requiring a login, with about 14,060 links to papers that mention or are about Poe. Not actually an academic site, its "edu" domain was registered in 1999 under old rules and "grandfathered" in 2001.
- Research Gate:
An academic platform that supports user exchanges of profiles, containing about one hundred books, chapters, or articles on Poe.
- Google Scholar:
A collection of links to both on line items and library material, generally limited to descriptions and abstracts, with about 20 thousand mentions of Poe, sorted by the number of citations made to each and by date. Some limited information is available from otherwise restricted scholarly publications.
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- Project Gutenberg: The earliest archive of free literary e-texts, founded by Michael S.Hart in 1971, now containing more than 60,000 works in various plain text formats, sorted alphbetically, by popularity, or by release date,including 53 works, among which are the complete five-volume "Raven" edition of Poe (New York: Collier, 1903). Since the etexts generally lack sources and paginaion, they may not be suitable for some scholarly purposes:
- Internet Archive: The Internet Archive contains an extensive collection of books and films in the public domain, including 181 Poe books or media items, primarily from the holdings of the University of California and the University Toronto under the Open Content Alliance (OCA). Be warned that some of the bibliographic descriptions are sketchy. https://web.archive.org/web/*/edgar_allan_poe, In addition, the Internet Archive contains the remarkable Wayback Machine, a collection of 424 billion snapshots of Web pages since the 1990s: http://www.archive.org. The collection contains sample pages of fifty Poe sites up to 2016.
- Documenting the American South at the University of North Carolina. A rich collection that includes period editions of Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840) and The Raven and Other Poems and Tales (both New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845). Some historical spellings in Poe's Tales may have been altered by this auto-correction procedure: "Spell-check and verification made against printed text using Author/Editor [SoftQuad] and Microsoft Word spell checkers": http://docsouth.unc.edu/southlit/poe/poe.html.
- Toronto's Representative Poetry Online contains eight Poe poems, well annotated and edited by Ian Lancashire, with line-encoded notes and publication histories, including annotations in the J. Lorimer Graham copy and editions by Griswold (1850) and Mabbott (1969):
- Unversity of Texas, Austin, Poe Collection https://hrc.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p15878coll102
- Library of Congress: Among its 2.3 million items on the Web. The Library of Congress supports the American Memory project and other significant digital offerings: http://www.loc.gov. The search for "Edgar Allan Poe" yields 14,240 online matches, including photographs, prints, drawings, audio, films, and other media, sorted by format, location, and date. See also its literary criticism page comtaining eight collections at
- LOC Internet Public Library:
IPL: Internet Public Library (LOC), 14,234 Poe items online, listed by original and online format, date, language, source.09%2d1849">
New listings: https://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/new.html.
Other book sites: https://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/links.html
(Do not confuse with the similarly named Internet Public Library at ipl.org, a homework helper site.)
- Making of America: University of Michigan: The Making of America project at Michigan is a massive digitization and preservation project of 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles from its 19th century holdings that were too bulky and fragile for annex storage: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/moagrp. A search for "Edgar Allan Poe" produces 451 matches in 232 records, including 98 books and 134 journal articles, including a complete run of the Southern Literary Messenger.
- Making of America: Cornell University: Now part of Hathitrust, the Cornell MOA archive formerly held 907,750 scanned pages, including 267 books and 955 volumes of serials: http://collections.library.cornell.edu/moa_new/. The Hathitrust archive contains 695 catalog entries for Edgar Allan Poe and 195,516 full text entries.
- The British Library, once called the British Museum, has 26 links to online material on Edgar Allan Poe, filtered by type, theme, domain, or date: http://www.bl.uk.
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- Questia: Its claim: "Questia is the world's largest online library of books, with over 67,000 full-text books, 1.5 million articles, and an entire reference set complete with a dictionary, encyclopedia, and thesaurus. http://www.questia.com/Index.jsp. One search for "Edgar Allan Poe" produced 5,643 results, including 3,315 books, 691 journals or magazines, 1,561 newspapers, and 18 encyclopedias. Subscriptions are available by the year, quarter, or month.
- Proquest:Proquest.com. A huge collection available through many research libraries. Formerly University Microfilms, now the depository of dissertations in the Library of Congress, yielding 148,620 matches for Edgar Allan Poe sorted by source, type, or date.
- Bartleby.com, now a subscription site, a https:/www.bartleby.com formerly offered these classic reference works: Columbia Encyclopedia , 6th ed., American Heritage Dictionary , 3rd. ed (1996); Roget's II: The New Thesaurus , 3rd ed (1995); Bartlett's Familiar Quotations , 9th ed (1901); and the Cambridge History of English and American Literature (18 vols, 1907-21). Although the main Bartleby page is protected, apparently some resources can be accessed through other means. The Voice of the Shuttle: http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=3202 offers Bartleby Verse; The Golden Treasury (1875) (ed., Francis T. Palgrave), Modern British Poetry (1920) (ed., Louis Untermeyer), The Oxford Book of English Verse (1919) (ed., Arthur Quiller-Couch); and the Yale Book of American Verse (1912) (ed., Thomas R. Lounsbury). In addition, some resources at Bartleby are available through direct URL access:
Poetry Anthologies |
Fiction and Plays |
the Bible |
The Elements of Style |
History of English & American Literature |
Nonfiction anthologies |
World literature |
Harvard Classics |
Bartlett's Quotations |
Electronic texts are of several kinds. 1) Scanned images are reliable but inflexible images, such as those in the Making of America archives and the Proquest American Periodical Series, 2) Keyed in texts made by volunteers, sometimes called plain or "vanilla" texts, flexible but lacking encoding or verification, such as those at Project Gutenberg. 3) Electronic texts produced by OCR from scanned images, convenient but subject to errors in the OCR conversion process, 4) Formatted HTML and XML texts, resembling known printed editions including pagination, such as those with extensive TEI coding in the Virginia and North Carolina archives, or with compared editions in the Poe Society of Baltimore. Be aware that some e-text encoding must be removed after downloading so that clean quotation is possible for scholarly use.
- The Poe Society of Baltimore: By far the best repository of Poe e-texts on the Internet, managed by Jeffrey Savoye. Comprehensive, historically conscious, and well-collected, the texts are paginated to known Poe editions. The ever expanding site contains not only the most comprehensive collection of Poe's works but also variants of works published in his lifetime, plus many lesser works and hard to find articles and reviews: http://www.eapoe.org/works/index.htm. The multiple levels of the site include Poe bibliography, Poe e-texts, and recent scholarly currents. Look here for hard-to-find e-texts of Poe's minor works, such as "Autography," "The Literati," "Marginalia," "The Journal of Julius Rodman," and his non-fiction articles, reviews, and notices. Very early, the site also became an electronic repository for choice scholarly materials, adding the Ostrom edition of Poe's Letters, Burton Pollin's Poe, Maker of Words, and some articles from Poe Studies. In the last decade the site has done the virtually impossible in making available materials still under copyright, including standard editions, biography, letters, and The Poe Log
Works by Poe:
Index to works: http://www.eapoe.org/works/index.htm
Arthur Gordon Pym
Essays and sketches: http://www.eapoe.org/works/essays/index.htm
Articles and essays: https://www.eapoe.org/papers/misc1921/
Portraits and Daguerreotypes, ed. Michael J. Deas:
J. A Harrison edition (17 vols., 1902) https://www.eapoe.org/works/harrison/jahinfo.htm
William Doyle Hull, "A Canon of the Critical Works of Edgar Allan Poe ..." (1941) https://www.eapoe.org/papers/misc1921/hullw00c.htm
A. H Quinn, Edgar Allan Poe: A Critical Biography
John Ostrom, Letters
Articles in Poe Studies
originally Poe Newsletter
T. O. Mabbott edition (3 vols, 1969, 1978): https://www.eapoe.org/works/mabbott/tominfo.htm
Burton Pollin, Poe, Creator of Words
Burton Pollin editions (5 vol, 1981-97) https://www.eapoe.org/works/pollin/brpinfo.htm
D. Thomas and D. K. Jackson The Poe Log
Ostrom, Pollin, Jeffrey Savoye, eds., Letters
, "third edition" (2008) https://www.eapoe.org/works/ostlttrs/pl081000.htm
- The Fall of the House of Usher: Always entertaining with graphics and audio, yet never without substance. Perhaps the earliest Poe site, begun in early 1995 and still useful, features film, popular culture, and links to hard-to-find resources. Maintained by Peter Forrest until frozen in 2011: http://www.houseofusher.net. See also:
- Edgar Allan Poe (Donna Campbell): An extensive Poe classroom site, with excellent resources for discussions and assignments, part of a larger Web site on nineteenth century American Literature: http://www.wsu.edu/~campbelld/amlit/poe.htm. See also:
- Knowing Poe: this media-rich Baltimore-focused 2005 Webby award-winning site from Maryland Public Television, requiring both Flash and Real Player to be installed. has sections on Poe the writer, Poe the person, and the Poe library.http://knowingpoe.thinkport.org/. The text of "The Raven": http://knowingpoe.thinkport.org/library/news/theraven_ravens.asp was formerly embellished by members of the 2002-2003 Baltimore Ravens football team reciting and "interpreting" these lines.
- PoeStories: The site contains a garland of Poe stories and poems launched by Robert Giordano, a writer, photographer, and web designer, who writes: "During the summer of 2005, I decided to create a Poe web site that was informative, easy to navigate, and stylish." The elegant design (updated in 2019 and 2020) and its attractive introductory aids (summaries, quotes, and vocabulary glossary) make the materials accessible and useful for students and their projects: http://www.poestories.com/.
- The Poe Decoder: An early Poe site with texts, essays, and links, including essays by Christopher Nilson ("Qrisse's Poe Pages"), Martha Womack ("Precisely Poe"), David Grantz, and others, last updated in 2001: "We want to provide you with accurate facts on one of the greatest American writers ever, and once and for all put an end to all the lies and rumors that surround his person": http://www.poedecoder.com.
- Internet Wiretap
ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/doc/literary/etext/Poe Of purely historical interest: an early pre-HTML text from 1993, requiring a simple text reader.
- The Complete Poems (1911), ed. J. H. Whitty, in the American Verse Project, Humanities Text Initiative (HTI), University of Michigan, with introductory matter and editorial commentary:
Whitty's text includes nine poems of doubtful authorship (see Mabbott, Collected Works, 1:593).
- Open Library https://openlibrary.org/authors/OL28127A/Edgar_Allan_Poe 1371 Poe works |
- Medical Humanities: Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database: "The Literature, Arts, & Medicine Database is an annotated multimedia listing of prose, poetry, film, video and art that was developed to be a dynamic, accessible, comprehensive resource for teaching and research in Medical Humanities, and for use in health/pre-health, graduate and undergraduate liberal arts and social science settings." Eleven discussions of possibly medical aspects of "The Conqueror Worm," "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar," "For Annie," "Hop-Frog," "The Imp of the Perverse," "The Masque of the Red Death," "Sonnet - to Science," "The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Feather," and "A Tale of the Ragged Mountains." http://litmed.med.nyu.edu/People?action=view&id=2265.
S E A R C H E N G I N E S : Convenience vs. privacy;
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Keep in mind that searching under different forms of Poe's name will produce different results. Avoid looking for just poe because it will bring up poetry, poem and other unintended results. Librarians may prefer the complete form Edgar Allan Poe, and scientific publishers may prefer the opposite form, E. A. Poe, but in periodicals Poe usually signed his works Edgar A. Poe. Alas, there is the common error Edgar Allen Poe. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, many libraries have changed rules for direct access and off-site searching.
Search engines are useful for locating something already known, such as a momentarily forgotten source or phrase. Unlike printed bibliographies, which are carefully edited by experts, Web search engines use crawler-generated cross-links from other Web pages to determine the rank order of matches. In practice, users who concentrate on only the first screen or two of matches may be ignoring what is valuable on literally millions of other hits.
- Google. The acceptance of google as a verb marked its universal acceptance as the standard search engine. Searching for either web addresses or subject words, Google can be more efficient than some local indexes on Web sites. The current tally of results promised for "Edgar Allan Poe" is 55.7 million, but your browser may not be able to display more than ten screens of 100 matches each, a total of a mere one thousand. To see some of the other results, add an expressions to narrow the search: try something like "Edgar Allan Poe criticism" (1.2 million), "Edgar Allan Poe postmodern criticism" (340 thousand) or (using quotes for compound searches)"'Edgar Allan Poe' German 'postmodern criticism'" (394). Google advanced services are worth exploring: the number of matches displayed per screen may be increased to 100. Searches may be conducted inside specified web sites (example: "site:eapoe.org didactic".)
Learn Google syntax for modifying searches. See https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/2466433?hl=en and also https://ahrefs.com/blog/google-advanced-search-operators/.
Don't overlook possibly different information in Google for other nations:
- Books.Google: In 2004 Google entered an agreement with Cornell, Harvard, Oxford, Princeton, Stanford, California, Michigan, Texas-Austin, Virginia, Wisconsin-Madison, and the New York Public Library to scan millions of books for Internet use, either freely or under "fair use" provisions. A search of Google Books for Poe produces a view of 7,750,000 books for "Edgar A. Poe" and 8,460,000 for "Edgar Allan Poe" (The comparable numbers for all of Poe are 53.1 million and 73.1 million). Although there may be limitations on what may be viewed or limits to the bibliographical descriptions .provided, Google's collection of digitized books is a useful archive for research: http://books.google.com" (also available from the main Google.com page). Be sure to explore "Settings" for "Advanced Search" (specifying print media, date, view type, display numbers, language) and also "Privacy" for settings in "Search Activity."
- Scholar.Google: This site links to 112,000 scholarly articles on "Edgar Allan Poe" on the Internet (165,000 for Edgar A. Poe), which may are sorted by relevance or date. The items provide bibliographical information, indicate how many citations have been made, and provide a sample link. http://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=Edgar+Allan+Poe. You can of course also find our how many scholarly mentions there are for you on the Internet.
- Amazon.com. A search for Edgar Allan Poe in <books.amazon.com> leads to an unspecified total of more than 10,000 matches in book volumes, Kindle texts, video, music, and Poe-themed merchandise for the various forms of Poe's name. An interesting feature of the Amazon site is the Look Inside the Book (LITB) option, which dramatically demonstrates the possibilities of the computer in searching the selected portions available of many texts, including desired page references for quotations already on hand. Books may be searched not only by author and title but by strings of words they contain or multiple subjects, as in "Poe Baudelaire French."
- Yahoo! The Yahoo home page is also a portal for mail, news, products, and other Web services. Several useful pages are concealed beneath the "More" option. The request for "Edgar Allan Poe" brings up subtopic suggestions, such as poems, biography, and "The Raven." The search for "Edgar Allan Poe" promises 10.4 million matches (for "Edgar A. Poe," 33.9 million). http://www.yahoo.com.
- Bing.Com. A Microsoft Bing search for "Edgar Allan Poe" open a variety of topical links with an emphasis on visual elements and the influences he produced. Bng supports a compound request in the browser search box, such as "Bing.com edgar allan poe," and is the default search engine for the Microsoft Edge browser: http://bing.com.
- Yippy: http://www.yippy.com. An interesting structured metasearch engine, formerly called Clusty, responds to a request for "Edgar Allan Poe" with 10.1 million results (for "Edgar A. Poe," 806,000), divided into 274 subject clusters, which may be pursued by source, cite, time, or topic.
- Duckduckgo: https://www.duckduckgo.com.Be aware that as you search with Google it will remember your queries and unhappily will also search you, gathering information for resale. Duckduckgo will not do this. Despite its nursery name from a rubber duck bathtub race board game, Duckduckgo has attracted attention as a search engine that respects the privacy of users. The awareness of privacy issues has encouraged other search engines to allow users to place limits on the use of personal data. Many users who resent the use of personal data also enjoy the advantages of the use of data impersonally to support fill-ins that make suggestions as requests are typed in.
- Poe Studies: History, Theory, Interpretation, formerly subtitled "Dark Romanticism," Emron Esplin, editor https://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/poe-studies-history-theory-interpretation. Sample issue at https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/32847. Also available online at . Some early Poe Studies articles (1969-87) are available at the Poe Society of Baltimore: http://eapoe.org/pstudies.
- The Edgar Allan Poe Review: The Poe Studies Association sponsors Poe-related sessions at the annual conferences of the Modern Language Association (MLA) and the American Literature Association (ALA). Formerly the PSA Newsletter, it is edited by Barbara Cantalupo and publishes Spring and Fall issues: . The "Poe in Cyberspace" columns are archived at http://eapoe.info.
- Poe Museum (Richmond): The Poe Museum in Richmond, VA, is a valuable source of interesting information on Poe. The address is The Poe Foundation, 1914-16 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23223. For tour information, call (804) 648-5523 or 1-888-21E-APOE: http://www.poemuseum.org.
- Poe National Historic Site (Philadelphia): This is the house Poe lived in from fall of 1842 (or June of 1843) to April of 1844. Administered through Independence National Historic Park, 313 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106. For tour information, call (215) 597-8780: http://nps.gov/edal/.
- Poe Cottage, Bronx, New York: Poe lived in this house in Fordham in the Bronx during the last years of his life. His wife, Virginia, died here in 1847. The Poe cottage is in Poe Park, Grand Concourse and East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, New York. The Poe Cottage is maintained by The Bronx County Historical Society, 3266 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467. For tour information, call (212) 881-8900: http://www.bronxhistoricalsociety.org/poe-cottage.html.
- The Raven Society of the University of Virginia helps to maintain the room in which Poe stayed while he was the University of Virginia. The Raven Society, Box 412 Newcomb Hall Station, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, E-Mail: email@example.com: https://aig.alumni.virginia.edu/raven/.
7. M E D I A : Music, photos, film, tv, graphics, audio
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Poe exerted a major influence upon both art culture and popular culture. The translations by Baudelaire introduced him to French literature, painting, and music. Here are some of Poe's influences: On literature: Mallarmι, Borges, Nabokov,Beckett, T. S. Eliot; on art and illustration: Eduard Manet, Gustav Dorι, and Aubrey Beardsley; on classical music: Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Leonard Bernstein, Philip Glass.
https://sites.google.com/site/authorstudyedgarallanpoe/other/edgar-allan-poe-in-pop-culturePoe in popular culture
https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2012/04/pop-cultures-undying-edgar-allan-poe-obsession/256417/, The Atlantic, April 2012
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2009/04/27/the-humbug, New Yorker, April 2009
http://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=39406 A daguerreotype of Poe made in Lowell, MA, Junce 1840. See also:
Television and film:
https://www.imdb.com/search/keyword/?keywords=edgar-allan-poe&ref_=fn_al_kw_1 Poe in Internet Movie Database
- http://edgarallanpoe.de A visually stunning multimedia and multilingual site (look for a link to translate German into English), by the producer of a Poe documentary film, using creative techniques that highlight Poe's Gothicism. Flash may be necessary to inspect all the program modules, a problem under HTML5. "The Raven" is enriched with texts in English and French (the Stιphane Mallarmι translation), audio readings in English (two) and German (one), and a choice of three different sound effects for backgrounds. Instructional aids for readers of German include a glossary of Poe's English text. Peter Forrest served as an adviser.
described the title poem of Elizabeth Bishop's improbably named posthumous collection, Edgar Allan Poe & the Juke-Box
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 2006), as "an ambitious, complexly fragmented, speculative poem about cruising a Key West bar" <https://poets.org/text/elizabeth-bishops-new-poems
>. IIn the poem Elizabeth Bishop (1911-79) had remarked: "Poe said that poetry was exact / But pleasures are mechanical / and know beforehand what they want ...." Whether or not Poe actually said such a thing, the unexpected collocation of Poe and a juke box takes us to the brink of the grand canyon -- where poetry and technology collide.
Speaking of which, to celebration its own plunge into the uncertain media future, The New York Times mocked its famous slogan, "All the News That's Fit to Print," with a typographically uninhibited yet historically-conscious parody in this house ad: "All the news that's fit to print. stream. archive. digitize. e-mail. broadcast. blog. feed.
debate, click (November 7, 2007, F9 et passim).
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This second edition of "A Poe Webliography" (located at eapoe.info/poesites2.html
) draws from "Electrifying Poe: Researching Edgar Allan Poe on the Web," in Poe, Writing: Writing Poe,
eds. Richard Kopley and Jana Argersinger (New York: AMS Press, 2013). The first edition (1997-2019), based on an article in Poe Studies
(1999), resided on the Rutgers Andromeda server and was updated until 2010 and frozen thereafter; it finally disappeared when the entire server closed down in 2019. This page responds to the narrower screens of phones/laptops. For a page of bare links, see the minimal list.
Please send corrections and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Copyright © 2020 Heyward Ehrlich. Last revised: 17 September 2020.