Definition of Poe, Edgar Allan in English:

Poe, Edgar Allan

proper noun

  • (1809–49), US short-story writer, poet, and critic. His fiction and poetry are Gothic in style and characterized by their exploration of the macabre and the grotesque. Notable works: “The Fall of the House of Usher” (1840), “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” (1841), and “The Raven” (1845).

Pronunciation

Poe, Edgar Allan

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