About Edgar Allan Poe

Works Online

A Descent Into the Maelstrum
A Predicament
A Tale Of Jerusalem
A Tale Of The Ragged Mountains
Diddling Considered As One Of The Exact Sciences.
Doubtful Poems
Four Beasts In One: The Homo-Cameleopard
How To Write A Blackwood Article
King Pest A Tale Containing an Allegory.
Landor`s Cottage A Pendant to
Loss of Breath
Maelzel`s Chess-Player
Mesmeric Revelation
Ms. Found in a Bottle
Narrative of A. Gordon Pym
Never Bet the Devil Your Head A Tale With a Moral.
Old English Poetry
On Board Balloon "Skylark"
Philosophy of Furniture
Poems Of Edgar Allan Poe
Poems Of Later Life
Poems of Manhood
Poems of Youth
Poetic Principle, The
Scenes from "Politan" AN UNPUBLISHED DRAMA.
Shadow -A Parable
Silence -A Fable
Some Words With A Mummy.
The Angel Of The Odd An Extravaganza.
The Assignation
The Balloon- Hoax
The Bells
The Black Cat
The Business Man
The Cask of Amontillado
The Colloquy of Monos and Una
The Conversation or Eiros and Charmion
The Devil in the Belfry
The Domain of Arnheim
The Duc De L`Omelette
The Facts In The Case Of M. Valdemar
The Fall of the House of Usher
The Gold-Bug
The Imp of the Perverse
The Island of the Fay
The Landscape Garden
The Man of the Crowd
The Masque of the Red Death
The Murders In The Rue Morgue
The Mystery of Maria Roget A Sequel to ?The Murders in the Rue Morgue?
The Oblong Box
The Oval Portrait
The Pit and the Pendulum
The Poetic Principle
The Power of Words
The Premature Burial
The Purloined Letter
The Raven
The Spectacles
The Sphinx
The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade
The Unparalleled Adventures of One Hans Pfaal
Thou Art the Man
Three Sundays in a Week
To Helen
Von Kempelen and His Discovery
Why the Little Frenchman Wears His Hand in a Sling
William Wilson
X-Ing a Paragrab


1809 Born in Boston, Mass to David Poe Jr. and Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins

1812 Parents died before he was three. He was taken into the home of John Allan, a prosperous merchant in Richmond, Va., and baptized Edgar Allan Poe

1815 Studied for 5 years in England

1826 He entered the University of Virginia but stayed for only a year

1827 Wrote "Tamerlane and Other Poems"

1827 Wrote "Lenore"

1829 Wrote "Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane and Minor Poems"

1829 Wrote "Poems"

1829 Wrote "Ms. Found in a Bottle"

1831 Poems by Edgar A. Poe ... Second Edition (actually a third edition)

1831 Wrote "The Assignation"

1831 Wrote "King Pest"

1832 The Philadelphia Saturday Courier published five of his stories -- all comic or satiric

1833 MS. Found in a Bottle won a $50 prize given by the Baltimore Saturday Visitor

1834 Wrote "Berenice"

1834 Wrote "Silence-A Fable"

1835 Wrote "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket"

1835 Wrote "A Predicament"

1837 Wrote "Ligeia"

1838 Wrote "William Wilson"

1838 Wrote "The Fall of the House of Usher"

1838 Wrote "Murders in the Rue Morgue"

1839 Wrote "A Descent Into The Maelstrom"

1839 Wrote "The Pit and the Pendulum"

1841 Wrote "The Masque of the Red Death"

1841 Wrote "The Mystery of Marie Rog"

1842 Wrote "The Black Cat"

1842 Wrote The Conqueror Worm

Approx 1842 Wrote "The Tale-tell Heart"

1843 Wrote "The Gold Bug"

1843 Wrote "The Purloined Letter"

1843 Wrote The Raven

1843 Wrote "The Imp of the Perverse"

1844 Wrote "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar"

1845 Wrote "The Cask of Amontillado"

1845 Wrote "Mellonta Tauta"

1845 Wrote "Eureka: A Prose Poem"

10/07/1849 Poe suffered from bouts of depression and madness, and he attempted suicide in 1848. In September the following year he disappeared for three days after a drink at a birthday party and on his way to visit his new fiancée in Richmond. He turned up in a delirious condition in Baltimore gutter and died on October 7, 1849.

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