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Portrait of Poe taken by Edwin H. Manchester,1848. Public domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons


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Edgar Allan Poe, well-known for his stories of horror and the macabre, was also one of the fathers of the detective story and of science fiction, and was an important poet and critic. Not only has his writing been popular and influential in the United States, but also in other lands, particularly in France. This research guide is designed to help users of Gumberg Library connect quickly and easily with many types of resources regarding this perennially popular writer,