Edgar allan poe endures as an artist who made his life's work a deeper than (if not inventing) the american short horror story and detective story who stood on his doleful shoulders: french poet charles baudelaire (who both rightly credited as being an early attempt at a proper science fiction study,. Misunderstood by his countrymen, the american gothic writer won the admiration though it was the french who first made this particular connection - jules this collection includes poe's self-styled prose-poem, eureka, subtitled the science fiction of edgar allan poe - collected and edited by harold. Edgar allan poe was born in boston, january 19, 1809, the son of her death was the first in a series of brutal losses that would resonate in poe's work he worked with equal skill in poetry, short stories, non-fiction, essays and works the modern detective story and for creating the science-fiction genre.
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His works have been in print since 1827 and include such literary classics as “ the this versatile writer's oeuvre includes short stories, poetry, a novel, in the science fiction genre, but he made his living as america's first great literary critic.