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Edgar allan poe: his life and works, by charles baudelaire, translated by henry curwen. Edgar allan poe was born january 19, 1809, and died october 7, 1849 he lived only forty years, but during his brief lifetime, he made a permanent place for himself in american literature and also in world literature a few facts about poe's life are indisputable, but, unfortunately, almost. Poe’s stature as a major figure in world literature is primarily based on his ingenious and profound short stories, poems, and critical theories, which established a highly influential rationale for the short form in both poetry and fiction regarded in literary histories and handbooks as the architect of the modern short story, poe was also the principal.
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