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Edgar Allan Poe: London’s claim on Baltimore’s greatest poet

Stoke Newington – Old Rectory (Public Domain) During Edgar Allan Poe’s bicentennial in 2009, a great debate raged between partisans in Boston, Philadelphia, and Baltimore over which city had the strongest claim on Poe. Though Poe was born in Boston […]

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Edgar Allan Poe: London’s claim on Baltimore’s greatest poet

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Stoke Newington – Old Rectory (Public Domain) During Edgar Allan Poe’s bicentennial in 2009, a great debate raged between partisans in Boston, Philadelphia, and Baltimore over which city had the strongest claim on Poe. Though Poe was born in Boston […]

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Edgar Allan Poe and his mysterious writings    

Editor's Note: This essay first appeared on MysteriousWritings.com. It is published with permission. The American poet and writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) is the most influential writer in modern literature. Since

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Edgar Allan Poe’s way of thinking science with Eureka

There’s much more to Edgar Allan Poe’s work than wistful poetry, cleverly sarchastic humor tales or short stories of unspeakable psychologic horror, not to mention the unraveling of intrincate

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To the Dreamers I offer this Book of Truths: Edgar Allan Poe’s  lifelong quest for a livable world  

Was Edgar Allan Poe an alien? Many of his contemporaries seemed to think so, and so do quite a few people in Hollywood, apparently. And, yet, there is some

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International Edgar Allan Poe Conference to be held in New York

Edgar Allan Poe Studies Association Press Release: From February 26 to March, 1 the Edgar Allan Poe Studies Association (PSA) will organize its fourth international conference at the Roosevelt Hotel in New

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Poe, Vincent Price lovingly remembered at annual event

A capacity crowd listens as Victoria Price recounts the life of her late father, actor Vincent Price. (Stacy Atwell) The setting was perfect. With darkness descending and cold drizzle falling on

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Vincent Price: Behind the mustache with Victoria Price

When the curtain rises this Sunday afternoon at Baltimore’s Westminster Hall, for the annual Edgar Allan Poe Birthday Celebration, fans will have a chance to hear two very special

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Ravens vs Patriots: Which team would Poe root for?

For more than 150 years, the city of Baltimore has embraced the legacy (as well as the body) of Edgar Allan Poe. The house where he lived with his

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Boston statue tops Edgar Allan Poe popularity poll

Edgar Allan Poe statue with a Raven near the Boston Common. The statue of Edgar Allan Poe that was unveiled last month near the writer’s Boston birthplace scored a lopsided

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Was Edgar Allan Poe robbed?

On “The Airship” literary blog on Oct. 21, 2014, the writer Nicholas Laskin begins a story about the demise of Edgar Allan Poe as follows: “Even 165 years after

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