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Edgar Allan Poe

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Comprehensive information about Edgar Allan Poe including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. ​Edgar Allan Poe is an American poet and short story writer best known for his tales of the macabre. Poe was an author, poet, editor, and literary critic most famously known for his poem "The Raven". This educational Edgar Allan Poe resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left After reading all that has been written, and after thinking all that can be thought, on the topics of God and the soul, the man who has a right to say that he thinks at all, will find himself face to face with the conclusion that, on these topics, the most profound thought is that which can be the least easily distinguished from the most superficial sentiment. Quote Right
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Quote Left There are certain themes of which the interest is all-absorbing, but which are too entirely horrible for the purposes of legitimate fiction. Quote Right
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Quote Left "Avaunt! to-night my heart is light. No dirge will I upraise. "But waft the angel on her flight with a paean of old days!... Quote Right
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Quote Left The death ... of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world. Quote Right
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Quote Left Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so. Quote Right
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