Edgar Allan Poe
01/20/2017 at 04:59. Facebook
"This is a true story about fabrications that improbably became common knowledge. The protagonist is a poet whose name you’ll recognize, but whose life is still widely mischaracterized. It would have been his birthday today, Jan. 19. The story’s villain is a poet whose name you won’t recognize, but is arguably the sole reason you believe the false information."
-- The Huffington Post

A Vengeful Arch-Nemesis Taught You Fake News About Edgar Allan Poe

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01/20/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
"I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity."
--Edgar Allan Poe, born #OTD in 1809

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Edgar Allan Poe
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Edgar Allan Poe was born "Edgar Poe" in Boston, Massachusetts, on this day in 1809.
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yesterday at 15:50. Facebook
Today is the 208th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe.
Edgar Allan Poe
01/16/2017 at 02:53. Facebook
"In reading some books we occupy ourselves chiefly with the thoughts of the author; in perusing others, exclusively with our own."
--from "Marginalia" by Edgar Allan Poe
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01/13/2017 at 13:48. Facebook
Happy Friday the 13th!

"Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling,
By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore.
Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven,
Ghastly grim and ancient raven wandering from the Nightly shore -
Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore!"
Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore."
― from "The Raven"

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"The realities of the world affected me as visions, and as visions only, while the wild ideas of the land of dreams became, in turn,—not the material of my every-day existence--but in very deed that existence utterly and solely in itself."
―from "Berenice" Edgar Allan Poe

(Illustration for "Berenice" by Harry Clarke, from Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination, 1919.)
“I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories, from a sense of insupportable loneliness and a dread of some strange impending doom.”
― Edgar Allan Poe
"The customs of the world are so many conventional follies."
―from "The Spectacles" by Edgar Allan Poe
Happy Holidays!
Neil Gaiman Reads Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven”: One Master of Dramatic Storytelling Reads Another. via Open Culture

Neil Gaiman Reads Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven”: One Master of Dramatic Storytelling Reads Another

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Voiceover for Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart:

The Tell-Tale Heart By: Edgar Allan Poe

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Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive premiered in Baltimore on November 10, 2016. The film will air nationwide next fall on the PBS series American Masters.

Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive premieres in Baltimore

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Edgar Allan Poe’s the Raven: Watch an Award-Winning Short Film That Modernizes Poe’s Classic Tale. Via Open Culture

Edgar Allan Poe’s the Raven: Watch an Award-Winning Short Film That Modernizes Poe’s Classic Tale

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Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" via Dan Piraro Bizarro Comics.
“This show is a blend of ‘Downton Abbey’ and ‘American Horror Story.’” That’s one way actor Keith Brooks describes “Edgar Allan Poe’s Mystery Theatre,” a

Public TV Series Explores The Enigma Of Edgar Allan Poe

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Edgar Allan Poe has been called the first truly modern author. He was the first American to live completely by what he earned through writing, according to The

Edgar Allan Poe’s Death Is Still His Greatest Unsolved Mystery

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"TRUE! — nervous — very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad?"
―from "The Tell-Tale Heart" (1843)
"But evil things, in robes of sorrow,
Assailed the monarch’s high estate;
(Ah, let us mourn!—for never morrow
Shall dawn upon him, desolate!)
And round about his home the glory
That blushed and bloomed
Is but a dim-remembered story
Of the old time entombed."
―from "The Haunted Palace" by Edgar Allan Poe