Friday, June 6, 2014

How much do you know about Edgar Allan Poe?

What comes to mind when you think of Edgar Allan Poe? Tell-Tale Heart? The Raven? A dark and mysterious man who died in a gutter?

Well, there was a recent article published by The Richmond-Times Dispatch stating that, despite most people's preconceived notion of Edgar Allan Poe, he was actually a light-hearted prankster. It seems that he got a bit of a bad reputation after his literary rival wrote a not-so-accurate obituary of Poe. Read more here:  Richmond-Times article

Photo Credit: Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division.

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