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Links to articles about Edgar Allan Poe’s life and death, as well as articles and multimedia celebrating the author’s 200th birthday on January 19, 2009.

Ajarn Donald‘s insight:

The American author Edgar Allan Poe was born 200 years ago this Monday, January 19th. You can get a sneak preview of our extensive biography of Poe with the article "Happy Birthday, Edgar Allan Poe." Calling Poe a "doyen of the macabre," the article sheds light on the events of his short life, which was plagued by "poverty, illness and addiction."

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