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Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849)

Nationality: AmericanPeriods:

wrote poetry and prose in a romantic style with an emphasis on horror

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Criticism about Edgar Allan Poe

Bits and Pieces – II
This site contains short quotes about the work of Edgar Allan Poe, mostly from contemporary sources.
Contains: Commentary, Criticism
Keywords: Edgar Allan Poe, contemporary sources, quotations, quotes
This lengthy analysis of the author’s life and work includes sections on his “Youth”, “Education”, “The Southern Literary Messenger”, “Later Misfortunes “, and “Tales.”
Contains: Extensive Bio, Criticism, Bibliography
Author: Killis Campbell
From: The Cambridge History of English and American Literature Volume XVI: American, Early National Literature: Part II, Later National Literature: Part I
The Poe Decoder
“The Poe Decoder” contains critical information about Edgar Allan Poe’s works as well as useful links to other sites.
Contains: Commentary, Criticism
Keywords: Edgar Allan Poe, criticism, links

Biographical sites about Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
This site provides information about Edgar Allan Poe’s House in Philadelphia, things that he wrote there, and other interesting information about his life.
Contains: Timeline, Pictures, Works List
The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore
This is the site of the Edgar Allan Poe society which contains useful pointers to other Poe resources including their newsletter, other links, and works.
Contains: Criticism, Commentary, Pictures, Sketch
Keywords: Edgar Allan Poe Society, links, biography, criticism
Index to the Edgar A. Poe Biography
This site is an index to finding a great deal out about the life of Edgar Allan Poe. The links lead to more information.
Contains: Full Bio
Keywords: Edgar Allan Poe, biography, life
Poe Chronology
This site provides a comprehensive chronology of Edgar Allan Poe’s life, ending with his induction into the Hall of Fame in New York.
Contains: Timeline
Keywords: Edgar Allan Poe, chronology, biography
Poe’s Problematic Biography
This page describes the strange nuances of Edgar Allan Poe’s biography and the problems with correctly tracing his life.
Contains: Full Bio, Commentary
Keywords: Edgar Allan Poe, biography

Other sites about Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar A. Poe
Includes a biographical sketch, links on works available online, and an annotated listing of critical and information Websites.
Contains: Bibliography, Webliography, Works List, Sketch, Pictures
Author: Alan Gullette
From: Selected Authors of Supernatural Fiction
Edgar Allan Poe Museum
The site created by the Edgar Allan Poe Museum of Richmond Virginia clues the reader into the more supernatural side of Poe complete with sound files and a movie.
Contains: Commentary
Keywords: Edgar Allan Poe Museum
Poe’s Family Tree
This site provides a family tree for Edgar Allan Poe for those seriously interested in his life. It is provided by the Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore.
Contains: Commentary
Keywords: Edgar Allan Poe, geneology, family tree, life
Poe’s Grave
The “Poe’s Grave” site provides a commentary on the several places where Edgar Allan Poe has been buried as well as legends about him, photographs of the graves, and directions to his current resting place.
Contains: Commentary
Keywords: Edgar Allan Poe, grave, buried, burial, Poe Toaster

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013