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Edgar Allan Poe
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To M——— (1829), reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
Edgar Allan Poe
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The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe (2009 edition), Cosimo, Inc. - ISBN: 9781605208633


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Born: January 19, 1809

Died: October 7, 1849 (aged 40)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Edgar Allan Poe 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.

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