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Southern Literary Messenger

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1834–64, 1939–44), magazine founded at Richmond by Thomas W. White, whose first nine numbers were edited by James E. Heath. Poe's first contribution was “Berenice” (March 1835), and in...

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Southern Literary Messenger

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1834–64, 1939–44), magazine founded at Richmond by Thomas W. White, whose first nine numbers were edited by James E. Heath. Poe's first contribution was “Berenice” (March 1835), and in...

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Southern Literary Messenger

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 203 words.

(1834–64, 1939–44), magazine founded at Richmond by Thomas W. White, whose first nine numbers were edited by James E. Heath...

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Southern Literary Messenger

Edited by Hugh Rawson and Margaret Miner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 18 words.

The Bostonian looks down upon the Virginian—the Virginian on the Tennessean.

XIX, 1853

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Southern Literary Messenger (1834–64)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 192 words.

(1834–64, 1939–44),

magazine founded at Richmond by Thomas W. White, whose first nine numbers were edited

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holy adj.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1664 words.

1 a general intensifier.

1837 Southern Literary Messenger III. 668: I have a holy horror of gossips [OED]. 1901 A.

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hot stuff n. (US)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 190 words.

1 spiced rum, strong alcohol.

1853 Southern Literary Messenger Apr. 217: Cave […] refreshing himself with about a pint of

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Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall, The

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 111 words.

story by Poe, published in the Southern Literary Messenger (June 1835) and collected in Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque...

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Berenice

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 154 words.

tale by Poe, published in the Southern Literary Messenger (1835) and reprinted in Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque...

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Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall, The

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 107 words.

story by Poe, published in the Southern Literary Messenger (June 1835) and collected in Tales of the

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Thompson, John Reuben (1823–73)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 74 words.

(1823–73),

Virginia author, owned and edited the Southern Literary Messenger (1847–60). He supported the Confederacy, both

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Berenice

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 149 words.

tale by Poe, published in the Southern Literary Messenger (1835) and reprinted in Tales of the Grotesque

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hickory oil n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 137 words.

a whipping.

1827 Amer. Sentinel 21 Apr. 3/2: Hickory oil is the grand restorative [DA]. 1857 Southern Literary Messenger XXV

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Africky n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 44 words.

a bad temper.

1838 Southern Literary Messenger 4:3 162/1: ‘How did Caesar like that?’ ‘Well, it sort o' raised his

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Sunday go-to-meeting adj. (US)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 457 words.

of clothes and other things, the best.

1841 Southern Literary Messenger VII 646/2: [He discarded] his ‘Sunday-go-to-meetin' broadcloth’ [DA]. 1851null...

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Marginalia

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 50 words.

brief critical notes published by Poe in various periodicals, including Graham's Magazine and the Southern Literary Messenger, during the 1840s.

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Politian: A Tragedy

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 151 words.

unfinished blank-verse drama by Poe, of which selected scenes were published in the Southern Literary Messenger (1835–36).

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Bagby, George William (1828–83)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 70 words.

(1828–83),

Virginia journalist, lecturer, and author of humorous local-color sketches. He edited the Southern Literary Messenger (1860–64

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Politian: A Tragedy

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Unfinished blank-verse drama by Poe, of which selected scenes were published in the Southern Literary Messenger (1835–36). The work remained in manuscript until 1923, when it appeared in...

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Reveries of a Bachelor; Or, A Book of the Heart

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Essays by D.G. Mitchell, published in 1850 under his pseudonym Ik Marvel. The first “Reverie” was originally published in the Southern Literary Messenger (1849). There are three other...

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Marginalia

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 50 words.

brief critical notes published by Poe in various periodicals, including Graham’s Magazine and the Southern Literary Messenger, during the 1840s. These were frequently excerpts from...

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