Famous Authors: Edgar Allan Poe

Famous Authors: Edgar Allan Poe

     
 

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One of the most original and dominant figures in American literature during the 19th Century was Edgar Allen Poe. His stories and poems have influenced generations of American writers and scared millions of readers with his timeless Gothic tales. This PBS home video examines the truths and debunks the myths about this famous writer who was haunted by his own personal… See more details below

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One of the most original and dominant figures in American literature during the 19th Century was Edgar Allen Poe. His stories and poems have influenced generations of American writers and scared millions of readers with his timeless Gothic tales. This PBS home video examines the truths and debunks the myths about this famous writer who was haunted by his own personal demons; it also reveals the sources of his imaginative stories. In his life Poe was a writer, editor, critic, and poet with a tragic life that was filled with melancholy, depression, and alcoholism, only to end mysteriously just prior to his fortieth birthday. ~ Forrest Spencer

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Release Date:
04/25/2006
UPC:
0032031182691
Rating:
NR
Source:
Kultur Video
Region Code:
0
Time:
0:30:00
Sales rank:
60,324

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