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Listing for Author: Edgar Allan Poe


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1900-1945'At sixteen I discovered the work of Edgar Allan Poe. I happened to read first his biography, and the sadness of his l...Alfred Hitchcock Edgar Allan PoePrint: Book
1900-1945'When I came home from the office where I worked, I went straight to my room, took out the cheap edition of "Tales Gro...Alfred Hitchcock Edgar Allan PoeTales Arabesque and GrotesquePrint: Book
1900-1945'I still remember my feelings when I finished "The Murders in the Rue Morgue". I was afraid, but this fear made me dis...Alfred Hitchcock Edgar Allan PoeThe Murders in the Rue MorguePrint: Book
1850-1899'When old enough to read for herself, Rose Macaulay entered into other realms of fictitious brave adventure. She devou...Rose Macaulay Edgar Allan PoeThe Murders in the Rue MorguePrint: Book
1850-1899'Next to Robinson Crusoe, Rider liked the Arabian Nights, The Three Musketeers and the poems of Edgar Allan Poe and Ma...Henry Rider Haggard Edgar Allan PoePrint: Book
1900-1945'Charlie Chaplin was a classic autodidact, always struggling to make up for a dismally inadequate education, groping h...Charles Spencer Chaplin Edgar Allan Poe[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945'Tom... introduced me to Poe's "Tales", to my first detective stories and to the early novels of H.G. Wells.'Norman Nicholson Edgar Allan Poe[Tales]Print: Book
1850-1899'Sat at home in the evening mourning over my face and lazily reading the improbabilities of Allan Poe, went to bed ver...John Buckley Castieau Edgar Allan Poe[Allan Poe]Print: Book
1850-1899'Is not this verse pretty? Thou wast that all [sic] to me, love, For which my soul did pine -- A green isle i...Robert Louis Stevenson Edgar Allan PoeTo One in Paradise (1834)Print: Book
1850-1899'I have made myself so ill with a story of Poe?s − ?King Pest?, by name. I did not sleep last night and I have s...Robert Louis Stevenson Edgar Allan PoeKing Pest: A Tale Containing An Allegory.Print: Book
1850-1899'This is E. A. Poe: Because I feel that, in the Heavens above, The angels, whispering to one another, Can find...Robert Louis Stevenson Edgar Allan PoeTo my Mother.Print: Book
1800-1849Richard Hengist Horne to Edgar Allan Poe, 17 May 1845: 'Miss Barrett has read the "Raven" and says she thinks there...Elizabeth Barrett Edgar Allan Poe'The Raven'Print: Book
1800-1849Elizabeth Barrett to Thomas Westwood, 6 September 1845: 'I shd. have written long since to you, if but to thank you...Elizabeth Barrett Barrett Edgar Allan Poe'The Raven'Print: Newspaper
1900-1945'The poets John read at Highgate Junior School included Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Thomas Campbell and Edgar Allan Poe'.John Betjeman Edgar Allan PoePrint: Book
1900-1945'I wrote endless imitations, though I never thought them to be imitations but, rather wonderfully original things, lik...Dylan Thomas Edgar Allan PoePrint: Book


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