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A Photobiography of Edgar Allan Poe

Book - 2009
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This intriguing photobiography examines the life and times of the author and poet who would have a huge influence on future generations of writers, poets, artists, and even songwriters. Poe pioneered the psychological horror story, the detective story, and the emerging genre of science fiction. Through his dark tales and unforgettable verse, as well as his literary criticism, he made major contributions to the development of the modern short story and modern poetry in America. Thanks to the translations of the French writer Charles Baudelaire, Poe also gained a wide audience throughout Europe. His work influenced not only writers, but also avant-garde artists, who saw in him a kindred soul.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2009
ISBN: 9781426303999
1426303998
9781426303982
142630398X
Characteristics: 64 p. : ill., map ; 29 cm

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