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Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849

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Edgar Allan Poe Museum

Edgar Allan Poe, who was born in 1809 and died in 1849, published work for only two decades, but his influence on literature was profound. In addition to being toted as America's first great literary critic, he is often credited with inventing the detective story, pioneering science fiction, and mastering the psychological horror story. The Poe Museum's excellent website is abundant with resources...
Edgar Allen Poe's birthday celebrated once again by unknown admirer

One would have to be a fairly devoted admirer of Edgar Allen Poe to brave the cold temperatures of Baltimore in January to deposit three roses and a half-empty bottle of cognac on the famous author's grave in commemoration of his birthday. That's precisely what happened this past Wednesday when the "Poe Toaster" (as he is known) deposited these items to pay homage to Poe on the anniversary of his...
I Know Poe

Do you know Poe? Edgar Allen, that is. The Library of Virginia and The Poe Museum do, and they are inviting visitors to learn more about the man, the myth, the legend here at this collaborative exhibition website. Four icons greet the visitor: a raven, a swinging blade, a hot-air balloon, and a sinister looking cat. Clicking on the raven takes visitors to the "About the Man" area. Illustrated by...
In an effort to return Edgar Allan Poe to the City of Brotherly Love, scholar and pundit issues a challenge

The Bibliothecary: Ed & Edgar The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site [pdf] Edgar Allan Poe Scholar, Athlete, and Artist: Edgar Allan Poe at University of...
The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore

Literary scholars and fans of Edgar Allan Poe may enjoy exploring The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore's website, which offers a large collection of resources. Visitors may wish to begin with "The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe," which has been peer-reviewed by NINES and contains e-texts of all of Poe's poetry and fiction in multiple editions, as well as Poe's letters, essays, and other...
The Works of Edgar Allen Poe

Edgar Allen Poe was only on this earth for an all-too brief forty years, but he crafted some fine poetry. Some have argued that with the "Murders in the Rue Morgue," he created the first detective story. On this site, visitors will see complete text versions of almost all of Mr. Poe's poems and short stories. Each piece begins by indicating the year of its first publication and the publication in...