RARA-AVIS: Re:Edgar Allan Poe

From: Neil Ian MacKillop (rollotape@hotmail.com)
Date: 07 Sep 2008

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    What happened to Boston? Massachusetts? Lest we forget! Everywhere else, except where he was born and died, Poe was just passing through.

          Born January 19, 1809
          Boston, Massachusetts<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston,_Massachusetts> United States
          Died October 7, 1849 (aged 40)
          Baltimore, Maryland<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baltimore,_Maryland> United States
          Occupation<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Employment> Poet, short story writer, editor, literary critic
          Genres<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Literary_genre> Horror fiction<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horror_fiction>, Crime fiction<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crime_fiction>, Detective fiction<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detective_fiction>
          Spouse(s) Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Eliza_Clemm_Poe>

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