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“The Raven” Was Published on This Date


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Edgar Allan Poe Was Born on This Date

Edgar Allan Poe was born on this date in 1809. View Poe artifacts, read his works, and learn more: http://www.poemuseum.org/   Listen to Vincent Price read The Raven:    

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Murder He Wrote: How People Die in Edgar Allan Poe

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Mr. and Mrs. Poe

On this date in 1835, Edgar Allan Poe (aged 26) married his 13-year-old cousin, Virginia Clemm.

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First Detective Story Published on This Date

On this date in 1841, Edgar Allan Poe’s Murders in the Rue Morgue, which is often called the “first” detective story, was published.

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He’s Fallen and He Can’t Get Up

Edgar Allan Poe is found delirious in a gutter in Baltimore, Maryland, on this date in 1849. The circumstances are still shrouded in mystery, and it is the last time he’s seen in public before his death.

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“Quoth the Raven, Nevermore!”

Edgar Allan Poe’s famous poem “The Raven” was published this day in 1845. You can read it here: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/l065/1065-h/l065-h.htm Or listen to the great Vincent Price read it in this clip:  

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