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Published by Archon Books in Hamden, Conn .
Written in English


  • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Stories, plots, etc.,
  • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Characters.,
  • Fantasy literature, American -- Stories, plots, etc.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Robert L. Gale. With a foreword by Floyd Stovall.
LC ClassificationsPS2641 .G3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 190 p.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4912671M
ISBN 100208009744
LC Control Number76113809

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Plots and Characters in the Fiction and Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe By Robert L. Gale Archon Books, Read preview Overview Search for more books and articles on Edgar Allan Poe. Early Poetry. Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston on 19 January , the son of the itinerant actors David Poe Jr. and Elizabeth Arnold, both of whom died when he was still an was brought up by the Richmond tobacco merchant John Allan, with whom he had a difficult ed in London and then, for a brief period, at the University of Virginia, Poe entered the U.S. Army in. Edgar Allan Poe () Edgar Poe was born in in Boston to David and Elizabeth Poe. David was the son of a Revolutionary War hero and a drinker; Elizabeth, a popular stage actress. Soon after Edgar’s birth, David Poe left the family, and in December of , Poe’s mother died. Two-year-old Edgar was taken in by John Allan, a. "A Tale of Jerusalem" is a short story written by American author Edgar Allan Poe. Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; Janu - October 7, ) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the American Romanti.