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Edgar Allan Poe
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Edgar Allan Poe's Annotated Short Stories (2008 edition), Bottletree Books LLC - ISBN: 9781933747187
Edgar Allan Poe
Source/Notes:
The Unknown Poe: An Anthology of Fugitive Writings (1980 edition), City Lights Books - ISBN: 9780872861107


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Edgar Allan Poe
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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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