Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe’s Impact on Modern and American Literature

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  Edgar Allan Poe’s works were disregarded at first in the United States, but they gained soaring popularity after well-known French poet Charles Baudelaire, whose own writings were influenced by Poe, gave them recognition in the period around 1850. As the years have passed since then, his stories and poems have been immortalized from the […]

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Edgar Allan Poe

The Fall of the House of Usher

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Although my book, The Poe Consequence, features ideas borrowed more from The Tell-Tale Heart and The Pit and the Pendulum, I do utilize one very important concept concerning specific lines from one of Edgar Allan Poe’s most renowned works, “The Fall of the House of Usher.” First published in the year 1839, this remarkably horrifying […]

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