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Edgar Allan Poe and his New York cottage, Fordam House, c. 1908.

Silence by Edgar Allan Poe

Silence by Edgar Allan Poe There are some qualities — some incorporate things, That have a double life, which thus is made A type of that twin entity which springs From matter and light,...

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The Raven Poem by Edgar Allan Poe

“The Raven” by American writer Edgar Allan Poe is a narrative poem that tells the story of a mysterious talking raven’s visit to the narrator, who is mourning the loss of his love, Lenore....

Edgar Allan Poe, from a 1904 daguerrotype.

Edgar Allan Poe Resources

Edgar Allan Poe Resources Many writers in the American canon have written both poetry and prose; few, however, are equally known for both. Edgar Allan Poe was one such writer. Indeed, it is almost...

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The Purloined Letter Dramatized

Although suspenseful music accompanies this 1952 dramatization, “The Purloined Letter” by American author Edgar Allan Poe lacks the element of horror found in most of Poe’s other short stories. Instead, this is one of...

Annabel Lee poem by Edgar Allan Poe

Annabel Lee is Edgar Allan Poe’s last complete poem, published after his death in 1849. Scholars have speculated that the poem was inspired by his wife, Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe, but there is no...

Romantic Period — American Literature

Romantic Period — American Literature

The Romantic Period, 1820-1860: Fiction Outline of American Literature: Chapter 4 Protagonists of the American Romance are haunted, alienated individuals. By Kathryn VanSpanckeren The American Novelist The Romance: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Edgar Allan Poe...