Edgar Allan Poe

  1. United States writer and poet (1809-1849)
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  • Edgar Allan Poe, I am fond of believing, earned as a critic a good deal of the excess of praise that he gets as a romancer and a poet, and another over-estimated American dithyrambist, Sidney Lanier, wrote the best textbook of prosody in English; [31] but in general the critical writing done in the United States has been of a low order, and most A Book of Prefaces
  • All in all it was the sort of night to make Edgar Allan Poe salivate at its possibilities. CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER
  • The figure originates with the originator of the whole genre of detection, Edgar Allan Poe.
  • Modern detective fiction is usually traced back to Edgar Allan Poe's trilogy of short stories about C. Auguste Dupin, the archetypal ratiocinative sleuth, starting with The Murders in the Rue Morgue.
  • What emerges is a picture of London that is like a mix of Peter Ackroyd and Edgar Allan Poe and that involves reported encounters with nocturnal litter-collectors on the underground as well as ghostly waifs and even a teenage, matricidal psychopath. My City – review | Michael Billington
  • The winner, by acclaim, was a young writer named Edgar Allan Poe, for a story called "MS in a Bottle. IN A STRANGE CITY
  • The book begins with an epigraph from Edgar Allan Poe and then spins out 23 stories connected by a thin meta-narrative: novelists stranded at a writers' retreat.
  • Vague recollections of Edgar Allan Poe and the works of Charles Reade had surrounded the term lunatic asylum with an atmosphere of feather beds and brutality; the word lunatic conjured up in his mind the idea of a man obviously insane. The Man Who Lost Himself
  • In the poem “The Raven, ” by Edgar Allan Poe, for example, the word nevermore is a motif appearing at the end of each stanza. Motif
  • Manuscript, Valentine Museum, Richmond, Virginia; Edgar Allan Poe explains to John Allan that he was "discomfited" when Allan did not visit him at West Point on the latter's visit to the area. Poe Collection: Letter from Edgar Allan Poe to John Allan, 1830 November 6
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