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Edgar Allan Poe

19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849

Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor of the detective-fiction genre. He is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction.[1] He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.[2]

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March 31, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot add VIAF and wikidata ID
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October 18, 2010 Edited by Alan Millar merge authors
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