Pretexts: Table of Contents
NOTE: At the end
of each selection is a brief explanatory note.
A Voyage of Discovery,
by Capt. Adam Seaborn.
of the hollow earth. From Symzonia.
Theory of Concentric Spheres, Advertisement and Preface. By a citizen
of the United States, 1826.
from Benjamin Morrell's A Narrative of Four Voyages. J. &
J. Harper, New York, 1832. Highlighted
sections in the text are linked to sections of Pym to which they bear
striking resemblance--or disresemblance. To return, click on the correspondingly
highlighted section of Pym.
Expedition: Address on the subject of a Surveying and Exploring Expedition to
the Pacific Ocean and South Seas. Delivered in the Hall of Representatives,
April 3, 1836. Reprinted in the Southern Literary Messenger, January,
1837. By J. N. Reynolds. With Critical Notice by Edgar A. Poe, Editor.
from an Unpublished Journal, by J. N. Reynolds.
Published in the New York Mirror, April 21, 1838.
The Romantic History of Jeremiah N. Reynolds. In Henry Howe's Historical
Collections of Ohio, 1889.