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Some biographical information about the great american novelist Edgar Allan Poe.

Some biographical information about the great american novelist Edgar Allan Poe.

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    • EDGAR ALLAN POE THE MURDER IN THE RUE MORGUE AND OTHER STORIES
    • BIOGRAPHY
      • BORN 19TH JANUARY 1809 (BOSTON)
      • DEAD 7TH OCTOBER 1849 (BALTIMORE)
    • FAMILY
      • SON OF ACTORS
      • ORPHAN WITH THREE YEARS
      • LATER ADOPTED BY JOHN ALLAN,
      • A RICH DEALER FROM VIRGINIA
    • YOUTH
      • HE GOES TO COLLEGE IN VIRGINIA
      • GOOD STUDENT, BUT BEGINS TO CONTRACT GAMBLING DEBTS
      • HE FIRST DRINKS ALCOHOL WITH A TERRIBLE EFFECT IN HIS BODY AND THE REST OF HIS LIFE
      • HE LEAVES COLLEGE IN 1826 (DUE TO HIS DEBTS)
    • THE ARMY
      • HE JOINS TO THE ARMY
      • HE ENTERS THE WEST POINT ACADEMY
      • HE NEEDS MONEY, BUT HIS FATHER WON’T GIVE IT
      • FINALLY HE IS EXPELLED FROM THE ARMY BECAUSE OF DISCIPLINARY REASONS
    • ADULT LIFE
      • HE SETS UP IN BALTIMORE
      • HE WRITES POETRY AND SHORT TALES
      • HE BEGINS HIS AFFAIR WITH HIS COUSIN,VIRGINIA CLEMM
    • SUCCES AS A WRITER
      • 1835, POE WRITES A LOT AND HE GETS SOME JOBS
      • HE BECOMES FAMOUS AS A LITERARY CRITIC
      • 1842 IT IS THE YEAR OF THE OPORTUNITY TO FOUND A MAGAZINE
      • HE GETS DRUNK BEFORE THE MEETING
    • LAST YEARS AND DEATH
      • POE WRITES HIS FAMOUS POEM “THE RAVEN” IN 1844
      • HE IS FAMOUS, BUT ALSO AN ALCOHOLIC
      • HIS LOVER, VIRGINIA CLEMM, DIES FROM TUBERCULOSIS
      • HE NEVER RECOVERS
    • WORKS
      • POE IS ONE OF THE BEST AMERICAN WRITTERS
      • HE WAS WELL-KNOWN BECAUSE OF HIS SHORT NARRATIONS AND POEMS
      • HE IS THE PIONEER IN THE ANALYTIC DETECTIVE STORY
      • HE WAS ALSO AN IMPORTANT LITERARY CRITIC
    • TALES
      • ANALYTICS TALES
    • TALES
      • ANTICIPATION TALES
    • TALES
      • HORROR TALES
    • MOST IMPORTANT TALES
      • THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER
      • BERENICE
      • THE BLACK CAT
      • THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE
      • THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM
      • THE DEATH OF THE RED MASK