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Fable for Critics Poe to Lowell

A Fable for Critics [Poe to Lowell] by James Russell Lowell Famous writers mentioned in this section—click on the name to move to that part of the poem: Edgar Allan Poe: a writer famous for his horror tales Washington Irving: … Continue reading

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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 confirmation of this in Poe’s known … Continue reading

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The Gold Bug by Edgar Allan Poe

The Gold Bug A short story by Edgar Allan Poe There is a reading of the story by Vincent Price at the bottom of this page. What ho! what ho! this fellow is dancing mad! He hath been bitten by … Continue reading

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The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe

The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe NOTE: If you would like to view a dramatized version of the story, a 1952 video version of “The Purloined Letter” can be found at e1-resources/the-purloined-letter-dramatized. Poe has a prodigious vocabulary, so be sure … Continue reading

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