Who is Edgar Allan Poe?

  • (noun): United States writer and poet (1809-1849).

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American author, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre. He is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.

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List Of Edgar Allan Poe Award For Best Young Adult Novel Winners
... The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars), named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America ... Mystery Writers of America awarded a special Edgar to Katherine Paterson for The Master Puppeteer in 1977 ...
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... Elisabeth Risdon 1915 Mistress Nell Nell Gwyn Mary Pickford 1915 The Raven Edgar Allan Poe Henry B ... Frontier Marshal Wyatt Earp Randolph Scott 1939 The Great Victor Herbert Victor Herbert Allan Jones 1939 Immortal Waltz Johann Strauss I Paul Hörbiger 1939 Jesse James Jesse James Tyrone Power ... Hector Berlioz Jean-Louis Barrault 1942 The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe Shepperd Strudwick 1942 My Gal Sal Paul Dresser Victor Mature 1942 The Pride of the Yankees Lou Gehrig Gary Cooper 1942 ...
Edgar Allan Poe - Selected List of Works
... Tamerlane" "The Raven" "Ulalume" Other works Politian (1835) – Poe's only play The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (1838) – Poe's only ...
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... Edgar Allan Poe Middle School (Cluster 3 Grades 6-8, website) is named after the author Edgar Allan Poe ... Poe's 1,188 students during the 2007-2008 school year were 37.37% Hispanic, 23.57% White, 23.74% Asian, 11.70% Black, and 3.62% unspecified ...

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    The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
    Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1845)

    In the one instance, the dreamer ... loses sight of this object in a wilderness of deductions and suggestions ... until ... he finds the incitamentum, or first cause of his musings,... forgotten. In my case, the primary object was invariably frivolous, although assuming, through the medium of my distempered vision, a refracted and unreal importance.
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    If the propositions of this Discourse are tenable, the “state of progressive collapse” is precisely that state in which alone we are warranted in considering All Things.
    —Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)

    When the light was extinguished,
    She covered me warm,
    And she prayed to the angels
    To keep me from harm—
    —Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)

    Fate, or some mysterious force, can put the finger on you or me, for no good reason at all.
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    Semi-Saracenic architecture, sustaining itself as if by miracle in mid air; glittering in the red sunlight with a hundred oriels, minarets, and pinnacles; and seeming the phantom handiwork, conjointly, of the Sylphs,... the Fairies,... the Genii, and ... the Gnomes.
    —Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)