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Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

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  • Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, born in 1809, best known for his poetry and short stories. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. Poe is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction
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