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EDGAR ALLAN POE

“Mr. Poe is a small thin man, slightly formed, keen visaged with [a] dark complexion”

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(John M. Daniel, “The Semi-Weekly Examiner”; 1849)

“His [Poe’s] complexion was dark”

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(John M. Daniel, “Southern Literary Messenger”; 1850)

Dark = wholly or partially black

Complexion = ‬the hue or appearance of the skin and especially of the face

Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic…

Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre…

He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country’s earliest practitioners of the short story…

He is also generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction…

Poe was the first well-known American writer to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career…

Poe was also known as a writer of fiction and became one of the first American authors of the 19th century to become more popular in Europe than in the United States…

“Paul Laurence Dunbar” wrote poetry and short stories…

Edgar Poe wrote poetry and short stories…

“Paul Laurence Dunbar” was president of his high school’s literary society…

Edgar Poe worked for literary journals…

“Paul Laurence Dunbar’s” father served in the Army…

Edgar Poe served in the Army…

“Paul Laurence Dunbar” had difficulty supporting himself and was in debt…

Edgar Poe was unable to support himself and was in debt…

“Paul Laurence Dunbar” died of tuberculosis

Edgar Poe’s wife died of Tuberculosis…

By wmb3331

Isaiah Israel is a graduate of the University of Hawaii Pacific with a bachelors in Psychology and a deep love for history in which he believes that when you know the past you can understand the present and predict the future course of man and mankind and is the author of the best selling ebook The White Man's Burden Of Lies and Deceit.

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