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By Arthur Hobson Quinn,Shawn Rosenheim

popular because the author of the detective tale and a grasp of horror, the writer of "The pink masks of Death," "The Black Cat," and "The Murders of the Rue Morgue," Edgar Allan Poe turns out to have derived his good fortune from soreness and to have suffered from his good fortune. "The Raven" and "The Tell-Tale center" were learn as symptoms of his own obsessions, and "The Fall of the home of Usher" and "The Descent into the Maelstrom" as indicators of his personal psychological cave in. Biographers have seldom resisted the possibilities to confuse the pathologies within the tales with the occasions in Poe's existence. in contrast tide of fancy, guesses, and beginner psychologizing, Arthur Hobson Quinn's biography devotes itself meticulously to evidence. in keeping with exhaustive learn within the Poe kin archive, Quinn extracts the existence from the legend, and describes how they either have been distorted through previous biographies.

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