Poet Edgar Allan Poe

Poet Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe, best known for his macabre poems and short stories, was born on January 19, 1809.

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Key Facts In This Video

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    Poe's style of writing began the modern-day movement toward crime-writing. (0:14)

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    In the late 1830s Poe published some of this most famous short stories. (1:30)

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    In 1845, Poe published "The Raven." (1:50)

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