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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Edgar Allan Poe - Selected List of Works
... 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 "The Balloon-Hoax" (1844) – A ...
List Of Biographical Films - Before 1950
... Nell Nell Gwyn Mary Pickford 1915 The Raven Edgar Allan Poe Henry B ... Marshal Wyatt Earp Randolph Scott 1939 The Great Victor Herbert Victor Herbert Allan Jones 1939 Immortal Waltz Johann Strauss I Paul Hörbiger 1939 Jesse. 1942 La Symphonie fantastique Hector Berlioz Jean-Louis Barrault 1942 The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe Shepperd Strudwick 1942 My Gal Sal Paul ...
Ruby Gloom - Main Characters - Edgar, Allan, and Poe
... Three dapper uptown crows, Edgar, Allan, and Poe live in an attached addition to the mansion ... However, out of the three, Poe is the one seen most often ... Edgar and Allan are rarely seen and when they are, they never speak ...
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 ... Prior to the establishment of this award, the Mystery Writers of America awarded a special Edgar to Katherine Paterson for The Master Puppeteer in 1977 ...
List Of Fairfax County Public Schools Middle Schools - Edgar Allan Poe Middle School
... 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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    A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this—that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made—not to understand—but to feel—as crime.
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