Edgar Allan Poe

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E. A. Po, Edgar Alan Poe, Edgars Alans Po, and 111 others Charles Quickens, Edgar Alen Po, Έντγκαρ Άλλαν Πόε, E. A. Poe, Эдгар Аллан По, Ėdgar Po, Idġār Ālan Pū, Eḍgār Ālen Pō, E. A ポオ, Edgar A. Perry, Поэ, Э. А По, Едгар Алън По, Edgar Poe, Edgard Poe, Ai de ge Ai lun Po, 艾都加·阿蘭·薄, E. A Poe, Эдгар Алан По, Etkar Boy, ایڈگر ایلن پو, Aidege Ailun Po, Edgarus Allan Poe, עדגאר פא, Ėḍgār A. Po, Edgar Allen Po, ادگار آلن پو, 爱伦·坡, Edgar A. (Edgar Allan) Poe, Edgaras Alanas Po, אדגר אלן פו, アランポオ, Edgar Poë, Èdgar Po, Ailun Po, אדגר פו, アラン ポオ, 'Aggā 'Ayʿlan Pui, Edgardo A. Poe, .. Poe, Lavante, எட்கர் ஆலன் போ, Edgar Allan-Poe, एडगर अॅलन पो, По, אדגאר אלאן פא, E.A. Poe, エドガー・アラン ポー, エドガー ポー, Edgar A. Poe, Edgars Po, एड्गार एलेन पोए, Edgar Allan Poe, ادجار الان بو, Edgard Allan Poe, ایڈ گرایلن پو, ʼAggā ʼAyʻlaṅʻ Pui, Едгар Аллан По, 愛倫坡, এডগার অ্যালান পো, Edhar Po, エドガー・アラン ポオ, Quarles, എഡ്ഗാർ അല്ലൻ പോ, エドガー・アラン・ポー, Edgars Allans Po, Edgar Alan Po, ਐਡਗਰ ਐਲਨ ਪੋ, ئێدگار ئالێن پۆ, Èdgar Allan Po, Э По, E. Allan Poe, אדגר אלן פוא, Едгар Алан По, เอดการ์ แอลลัน โพ, Edgardo Poe, Edgard Poë, עדגאר עלען פא, Èdgar Alan Po, Էդգար Ալլան Պո, एडगर एलन पो, Ētkar Boy, بو، وليم إدغار آلان،, エドガー・アラン ポウ, Edqar Allan Po, بو، إدغار آلان،, Эдгар АлланПо По, ედგარ ალან პო, ედგარ ალან ფო, Aidege-Ailun-Po, Edg. Allan Poe, Poe, إدجار آلان بو،, Edkar Boj, עדגאר אלאן פא, එඩ්ගා ඇලන් පෝ, 에드거 앨런 포, Edgar Elen Po, Edgar Po, Edjar Allan Poe, E. A ポー, אדגר אלן פא, એડગર ઍલન પો, עדגאר עלען פאו, Edgar Allen Poe, एडगर ऍलन पो, אדגאר אלן פו, Edgar A Perry, إدغار آلان بو, ኤድጋር አለን ፖ, Эдгар По
Jan. 19, 1809
Oct. 7, 1849

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Edgar Allan Poe (; born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is also generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. Poe was the first well-known American writer to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.Poe was born in Boston, the second child of actors David and Elizabeth "Eliza" Poe. His father abandoned the family in 1810, and his mother died the following year. Thus orphaned, Poe was taken in by John and Frances Allan of Richmond, Virginia. They never formally adopted him, but he was with them well into young adulthood. Tension developed later as Poe and John Allan repeatedly clashed over Poe's debts, including those incurred by gambling, and the cost of …

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