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Title: The Imp of the Perverse Title Record # 327541
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Date: 1845-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note:
  • First published in the July 1845 Graham's Magazine.
  • See the notes here and this OCR scan.
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7L4kfEEW-6o.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
unknownTranslated by Nicolae Dașcovic
Romanian
Demonul perversității?Demonul perversitatii
Demonul perversitatsii
[as by Edgar Pöe]
1857Translated by Charles Baudelaire
French Le démon de la perversité
1974Translated by Helmut T. Heinrich
German Der Verkehrtheitsteufel
1979Translated by Ion Vinea, Mihu Dragomir and / or Constantin Vonghizas
Romanian
Demonul perversitații?Demonul perversitatii
1979Translated by Charles Baudelaire.
French Le Démon de la Perversité [as by Edgar-Allan Poe]
1986Translated by Hertha Lorenz
German Der Kobold der Verkehrtheit
1991Translated by Alda Carrer
Italian Il demone della perversità

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe 1850-01-10 Edgar Allan Poe J. S. Redfield     xx+
483+
495
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe 1853-00-10 Edgar Allan Poe J. S. Redfield     lv+
483+
xxxvi+
495+
607
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe 1856-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. S. Redfield     lv+
483+
xxxvi+
495+
607+
447
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Volume 2 (Raven Edition) 1903-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe P. F. Collier & Son     381
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 4 1905-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Croscup and Holby (The Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe #4)      
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1908-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent & Sons (Everyman's Library #336)     527
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Fantastic Tales 1915-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Tauchnitz (Tauchnitz Collection of British and American Authors #4511)     285
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales Grotesque and Weird 1926-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Haldeman-Julius (Little Blue Book #940)     64
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1935-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. B. Lippincott   $5.00 317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1935-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe George G. Harrap & Co.   21/- 317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Arthur Rackham  
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1938-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Modern Library (Modern Library Giant)   $1.25 xii+
1026
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Tales 1956-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books (US) 1109 $0.85 406
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Selected Tales 1956-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books (US) 1109 3/6 406
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe 1956-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Houghton Mifflin (Riverside Editions #A11)     xxxiv+
508
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Tous les contes d'Edgar Poe 1960-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Géant #109)     575
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Descent Into the Maelström 1961-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Digit Books R512 2/6 160
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Stories: Twenty-Seven Thrilling Tales 1961-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Platt & Munk (Platt & Munk Great Writers Collection) 1104 $2.95 510
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Al Fiorentino Checkmark
Stories: Twenty-Eight Thrilling Tales 1961-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Platt & Munk (Platt & Munk Great Writers Collection)     510
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Al Fiorentino  
Eight Tales of Terror 1961-08-00 Edgar Allan Poe Scholastic Book Services T290 $0.35 ix+
197
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Irv Docktor Checkmark
Eight Tales of Terror 1961-11-00 Edgar Allan Poe Scholastic T290 $0.35 ix+
197
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Irv Docktor Checkmark
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1962-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent & E. P. Dutton (Everyman's Library #1336)   6/6 xii+
527
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Robin Jacques Checkmark
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1963-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent & Sons (Everyman's Library #1336) 1336 6/6 xii+
527
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Robin Jacques Checkmark
Complete Stories of Edgar Allan Poe 1966-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe International Collectors Library     vii+
736
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1966-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Doubleday   $5.95 ix+
819
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Eight Tales of Terror 1968-04-00 Edgar Allan Poe Scholastic T290 $0.50 ix+
197
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Stories 1969-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Scholastic Book Services TK840 $0.60 255
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1971-03-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent (Everyman's Library #1336) 0-460-01336-X £0.50 xii+
527
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Smythe Checkmark
Eight Tales of Terror 1972-04-00 Edgar Allan Poe Scholastic T290 $0.60 ix+
197
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Erzählungen 1974-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Rütten & Loening (Bibliothek der Weltliteratur)   M 9.30 518
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Eight Tales of Terror 1974-10-00 Edgar Allan Poe Scholastic Book Services T290 $ ix+
197
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Living in Fear: A History of Horror in the Mass Media 1975-00-00 Les Daniels Charles Scribner's Sons 0-684-14342-9 $12.95 [8]+
248
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
non-fic David Lunn Checkmark
The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Stories 1975-03-00 Edgar Allan Poe Scholastic Book Services TK840 $0.60 255
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1975-09-00 Edgar Allan Poe Vintage Books 0-394-71678-7 / V-678 $5.95 xii+
1026
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Eight Tales of Terror 1978-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Scholastic Book Services 0-590-41136-5 $2.99 xi+
196
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Erzählungen 1978-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Rütten & Loening (Bibliothek der Weltliteratur)   M 9.30 518
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Scrieri alese 1979-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Editura Univers (Clasicii literaturii universale)     700
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
coll Vasile Socoliuc  
Les grands maîtres de la littérature fantastique: Tome II 1979-00-00 ed. uncredited Éditions Vernoy (Les grands maîtres de la littérature fantastique #2)     250
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Annotated Tales of Edgar Allan Poe 1981-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Doubleday 0-385-14990-5 $35.00 xvii+
683
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Edgar Allan Poe 1983-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Chatham River Press 0-517-41375-2   xii+
704
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales 1984-08-01 Edgar Allan Poe The Library of America (The Library of America #19) 0-940450-18-6 $27.50 1408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Works of Edgar Allan Poe 1985-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Gramercy Books 0-517-05358-6   ix+
753
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1986-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Octopus Books 0-7064-2651-7   317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Visions of Poe 1988-11-00 Simon Marsden, Edgar Allan Poe Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-57427-3 $24.95 128
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Horror Story 5 1991-01-00 ed. uncredited Garden Editoriale (Horror Story #5)   Lit 8,000 284
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Steve Crisp  
Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1991-03-00 Edgar Allan Poe Doubleday 0-385-07407-7 $19.95 821
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jackie Schuman  
Tales of Edgar Allan Poe 1991-09-00 Edgar Allan Poe Books of Wonder / William Morrow 0-688-07509-6 $19.95 308
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barry Moser  
The Collected Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe 1992-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Modern Library (Modern Library Giant) 0-679-60007-8 $20.00 xii+
1026
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales 1994-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe The Library of America (The Library of America #19) 0-940450-18-6 $37.50 1408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Tales 1994-08-00 Edgar Allan Poe Penguin Books (Penguin Popular Classics) 0-14-062116-4 £1.00 406
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Arthur Rackham  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1995-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Wordsworth Editions (Wordsworth Classics) 1-85326-844-5   [viii]+
296
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Arnold Bocklin Checkmark
Great Short Stories: Fiction from the Masters of World Literature 1995-00-00 ed. Charles Neider Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0268-0 $16.95 xvi+
553
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Selected Tales 1998-04-00 Edgar Allan Poe Oxford University Press 0-19-953577-9 £2.50 xxviii+
338
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Harry Clarke  
Unheimliche Geschichten 2000-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Kaiser 3-7043-1022-0   149
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Volume 2 (Raven Edition) 2000-04-01 Edgar Allan Poe Project Gutenberg 2148    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Selected Tales 2008-04-17 Edgar Allan Poe Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics) 978-0-19-953577-4 £5.99 xxviii+
338
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Harry Clarke  
Poe After Dark: 18 Tales of Mystery, Madness, and the Macabre 2009-03-05 Edgar Allan Poe Coachwhip Publications 978-1-930585-76-8 $9.95 183
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
The Best of Edgar Allan Poe: All of His Macabre Tales Complete and Unabridged 2009-05-14 Edgar Allan Poe Prion Books 978-1-85375-700-6 £14.99 656
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Ceri Wood  
Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales & Poems 2009-11-29 Edgar Allan Poe Castle Books 978-0-7858-1453-5   xiv+
842
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Best of Edgar Allan Poe: All of His Macabre Tales Complete and Unabridged 2010-05-01 Edgar Allan Poe Prion Books 978-1-85375-700-6 $24.95 656
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Ceri Wood  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 2017-09-05 Edgar Allan Poe Alfred A. Knopf (Everyman's Library Children's Classics) 978-1-101-90797-9 $20.00 398
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Arthur Rackham  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 2017-09-07 Edgar Allan Poe Alfred A. Knopf (Everyman's Library Children's Classics) 978-1-85715-522-8 £12.50 398
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Arthur Rackham  
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe date unknown Edgar Allan Poe Modern Library (Modern Library Giant) G40   xii+
1026
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Galdone Checkmark
Eight Tales of Terror date unknown Edgar Allan Poe Scholastic T290 $0.50 ix+
197
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Eight Tales of Terror date unknown Edgar Allan Poe Scholastic 0-590-08528-X   196
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Povestiri extraordinare date unknown Edgar Pöe
Cartea Românească?Cartea Romaneasca
(Biblioteca "Minerva" #118)
  Lei 5.00 96
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
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