Re: RARA-AVIS: Re:Edgar Allan Poe

From: Edward Pettit (
Date: 08 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.

    And Poe's gypsy-like life, moving from place to place is why I think his Legacy is up for grabs.  Which place had the greatest impact on his writing career, on his imagination, on his creative juices.  I think Philly has the best claim.
      Here's the piece that started all this brouhaha from the Philly City Paper.  Duane Swierczynski was the editor at the time:
      The Ed & Edgar blog, my adventures in the cult of Poe at The Bibliothecary


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