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United States writer and poet (1809-1849)

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Tarr and Professor Fether"; such bits of extravaganza as "The Devil in the Belfry" and "The Angel of the Odd"; such tales of adventure as "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym"; such papers of keen criticism and review as won for Poe the enthusiastic admiration of Charles Dickens, although they made him many enemies among the over-puffed minor American writers so mercilessly exposed by him; such poems of beauty and melody as "The Bells," "The Haunted Palace," "Tamerlane," "The City in the Sea" and "The Raven.
No man," Poe himself wrote, "has recorded, no man has dared to record, the wonders of his inner life.
In these twentieth century days -of lavish recognition-artistic, popular and material-of genius, what rewards might not a Poe claim!
Edgar's father, a son of General David Poe, the American revolutionary patriot and friend of Lafayette, had married Mrs.
Bransby, head of the school, whom Poe so quaintly portrayed in "William Wilson.
While the other boys wrote mere mechanical verses, Poe wrote genuine poetry; the boy was a born poet.
At the age of seventeen Poe entered the University of Virginia at Charlottesville.
While Edgar Poe was editor of the "Broadway journal," some lines "To Isadore" appeared therein, and, like several of his known pieces, bore no signature.