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ENG 102 Literature and Composition - Kaufman - Research Project Essay: Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe


Edgar Allan Poe
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January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849, was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre.

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