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Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a magazine editor, a poet, a short story writer, a critic, and a lecturer.

Biography and Career :

Edgar Allan Poe introduced the British horror story, or the Gothic genre, to American literature, along with the detective story, science fiction, and literary criticism. Poe became a key figure in the nineteenth-century in American literature.

Although he long had a reputation in Europe as one of America's most read more...

Tags: 1809, boston, massachusetts, magazine, editor, poet, short story, writer, critic, lecturer

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