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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... The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars), named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America ... Writers of America awarded a special Edgar to Katherine Paterson for The Master Puppeteer in 1977 ...
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... To Helen" "Lenore" "Tamerlane" "The Raven" "Ulalume" Other works Politian (1835) – Poe's only play The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (1838) – Poe's only complete novel "T ...
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    He made no resistance whatever, and was stabbed in the back.... I must not dwell upon the fearful repast.... Words have no power to impress the mind with the exquisite horror of their reality.
    Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)

    I never can hear a crowd of people singing and gesticulating, all together, at an Italian opera, without fancying myself at Athens, listening to that particular tragedy, by Sophocles, in which he introduces a full chorus of turkeys, who set about bewailing the death of Meleager.
    Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1845)

    This wild star—it is now three centuries since, with clasped hands, and with streaming eyes,... I spoke it ... into birth.
    —Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)

    There might be a class of beings, human once, but now to humanity invisible, for whose scrutiny, and for whose refined appreciation of the beautiful, more especially than for our own, had been set in order by God the great landscape-garden of the whole earth.
    —Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)

    Life’s like a ball game. You gotta take a swing at whatever comes along before you wake up and find out it’s the ninth inning.
    Martin Goldsmith, and Edgar G. Ulmer. Vera (Ann Savage)

    The lady sleeps! Oh, may her sleep,
    Which is enduring, so be deep!
    Heaven have her in its sacred keep!
    —Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)