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Beautiful modern deep purple leather binding with gilt title to front. Regarded in literary histories and handbooks as the architect of the modern short story, poe was also the principal forerunner of the art. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, poe was one of the earliest american practitioners of the short story and is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre. So influential was his work, there now exists the edgar award.
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Creator of the modern detective story, innovative architect of the horror genre, and a poet of extraordinary musicality, edgar allan poe 18091849 remains one of americas most popular and influential writers. Campbell, killis, poes knowledge of the bible, studies in philology, july 1930, 27. If you want to browse all of poes poetry, there are several resources on. One of the best collections of edgar allen poe out there.
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