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Edgar allan poe biography - the leaders of american romantic movement wednesday, february 6, 2013 | 0 comments biographyany -edgar allan poe (born january 19, 1809 - died october 7, 1849 at the age of 40 years) is a poet, short story writer, editor, critic, and one of the leaders of american romantic movement. Edgar allan poe (born edgar poe january 19, 1809 – october 7, 1849) was an american author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the american romantic movement best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, poe was one of the earliest american practitioners of the short story and is generally considered the. -edgar allan poe, the tell-tale heart has even been called the father of detective stories and the modern short story wwwbiographycom/people/edgar-allan.
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Written and directed by eric stange (the war that made america, american experience: murder at harvard), the new documentary american masters – edgar allan poe: buried alive draws on the rich palette of poe’s evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to tell the real story of the notorious author. (i might add that it is edgar allan poe in the american when millionaire john allan died he didn't leave a penny for edgar father of modern short story.
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