Edgar Allen Poe

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Edgar Allen Poe

His father abandoned his family when Poe was one, and his mother died from tuberculosis when he was two. He was subsequently orphaned, and taken in by John and Frances Allan, from whom he adopted the name Allan.

Tamerlane and Other Poems (1827)Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane (1829)Lenore (1843)The Raven (1845)Ulalume (1847)Eureka: A Prose Poem (1848)Annabel Lee (1849)


Born January 19, 1809, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. American short-story writer, poet, critic, and editor Edgar Allan Poe's tales of mystery and horror initiated the modern detective story, and the atmosphere in his tales of horror is unrivaled in American fiction. His The Raven (1845) numbers among the best-known poems in national literature.

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From what I've learned about Edgar Allen Poe, He seems to me a very interesting yet mysterious author. Since he has a veryunique writing style. The fact that he went though all of those hardships in his life is also very inspiring.





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