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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe's classic poem "The Raven" cemented his reputation as a black-feathered literary master of the macabre. He wrote dozens of creepy short stories, many ending in death, with victims?

Whitman, Sarah Helen (Power)

(Encyclopedia) Whitman, Sarah Helen (Power), 1803?78, American poet, b. Providence, R.I. In 1828 she married a Boston lawyer, John W. Whitman; after his death (1833) she returned to Providence and?

Griswold, Rufus Wilmot

(Encyclopedia) Griswold, Rufus Wilmot, 1815?57, American editor, b. Benson, Vt. He was influential as editor of Graham's Magazine (1842?43) and the International Monthly Magazine (1850?52) and?

Edgar Allan Poe Biography

Edgar Allan Poepoet, writer, criticBorn: 1/19/1809Birthplace: Boston Poet, short-story writer and critic considered the father of the modern detective story and one of the most brilliant?


(Encyclopedia) Moskenstraumen msk?nstrou?m?n or Maelstromm?lstr?m, tidewater whirlpool in the Lofoten Islands, NW Norway. Formed when tidal currents flow through coastal fjords and a maze of small?

Poe, Edgar Allan

(Encyclopedia) Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809?49, American poet, short-story writer, and critic, b. Boston. He is acknowledged today as one of the most brilliant and original writers in American literature.?

Quinn, Edmond Thomas

(Encyclopedia) Quinn, Edmond Thomas, 1868?1929, American sculptor and painter, b. Philadelphia, studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with Thomas Eakins, and in Paris. His monumental?

Krutch, Joseph Wood

(Encyclopedia) Krutch, Joseph Wood kro?och, 1893?1970, American author, editor, and teacher, b. Knoxville, Tenn., grad. Univ. of Tennessee, 1915, Ph.D. Columbia, 1923. He was on the editorial staff?

Brewer's: Poe

(Edgar Allan). The alias of Arthur Gordon Pym, the American poet. (1811-1849.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Poet SquabPodsnappery A B C D E F G H?