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Poe, Edgar Allan definition

A nineteenth-century American author known for his poems and horror stories. Among his works are the stories “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” “The Cask of Amontillado,” and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” and the poems “The Bells” and “The Raven.”

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