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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole. [1]

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A Descent into the Maelström

"A Descent into the Maelström" is an 1841 short story by Edgar Allan Poe.

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A Dream Within a Dream

"A Dream Within a Dream" is a poem written by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1849.

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Abductive reasoning

Abductive reasoning (also called abduction,* Magnani, L. "Abduction, Reason, and Science: Processes of Discovery and Explanation". Kluwer Academic Plenum Publishers, New York, 2001. xvii. 205 pages. Hard cover, ISBN 0-306-46514-0.

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Al Aaraaf

"Al Aaraaf" is an early poem by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1829.

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Aldous Huxley

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer, philosopher and a prominent member of the Huxley family.

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Allegory

As a literary device, an allegory in its most general sense is an extended metaphor.

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An Antarctic Mystery

An Antarctic Mystery (Le Sphinx des glaces, The Sphinx of the Ice Fields) is a two-volume novel by Jules Verne.

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Annabel Lee

"Annabel Lee" is the last complete poem composed by American author Edgar Allan Poe.

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Anthology

An anthology is a collection of literary works chosen by the compiler.

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Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer and physician, most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.

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Artillery

Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.

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Baltimore

Baltimore (locally) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 26th-most populous city in the country.

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Baltimore Saturday Visiter

The Baltimore Saturday Visiter was a weekly periodical in Baltimore, Maryland, in the 19th century.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Big Bang

The Big Bang theory is the prevailing cosmological model for the universe from the earliest known periods through its subsequent large-scale evolution.

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Boston

Boston (pronounced) is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Boston Common

Boston Common (also known as "the Common") is a central public park in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.

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Boston Harbor

Boston Harbor is a natural harbor and estuary of Massachusetts Bay, and is located adjacent to the city of Boston, Massachusetts.

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Broadway Journal

The Broadway Journal was a short-lived New York City-based periodical founded by Charles Frederick Briggs and John Bisco in 1844.

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Burlesque

Burlesque is a literary, dramatic or musical work intended to cause laughter by caricaturing the manner or spirit of serious works, or by ludicrous treatment of their subjects.

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Burton's Gentleman's Magazine

Burton's Gentleman's Magazine or, more simply, Burton's Magazine, was a literary publication published in Philadelphia from 1837 to 1841.

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C. Auguste Dupin

Le Chevalier C. Auguste Dupin is a fictional detective created by Edgar Allan Poe.

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Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels.

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Charles Baudelaire

Charles Pierre Baudelaire (April 9, 1821 – August 31, 1867) was a French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe.

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Charles Sanders Peirce

Charles Sanders Peirce (like "purse", September 10, 1839 – April 19, 1914) was an American philosopher, logician, mathematician, and scientist who is sometimes known as "the father of pragmatism".

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Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston is the oldest and second-largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Chelsea, London

Chelsea is an affluent area in southwest London, bounded to the south by the River Thames.

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Cholera

Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.

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Christie's

Christie's is an art business and a fine arts auction house, currently the world's largest, with sales for the first half of 2012 some $3.5 billion, representing the highest total for a corresponding period in company and art market history.

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Church Home and Hospital

"Church Home and Hospital" (formerly the "Church Home and Infirmary") was a hospital in Baltimore, located on Broadway, between East Fayette and East Baltimore Streets, on "Washington Hill" several blocks south of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, that also operated a long-term care facility.

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Cipher

In cryptography, a cipher (or cypher) is an algorithm for performing encryption or decryption—a series of well-defined steps that can be followed as a procedure.

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Clairvoyance

The term clairvoyance (from French clair meaning "clear" and voyance meaning "vision") is used to refer to the ability to gain information about an object, person, location or physical event through means other than the known senses, i.e., a form of extrasensory perception.

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Cognac

Cognac, named after the town of Cognac in France, is a variety of brandy.

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Cooping

Cooping was a practice in the United States during the 19th century by which unwilling participants were forced to vote, often several times over, for a particular candidate in an election.

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Copyright

Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights for its use and distribution.

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Cosmology

Cosmology (from the Greek κόσμος, kosmos "world" and -λογία, -logia "study of"), is the study of the origin, evolution, and eventual fate of the universe.

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County Cavan

County Cavan (Contae an Chabháin) is a county in Ireland.

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Court-martial

A court-martial (plural courts-martial, as "martial" is postpositive) is a military court.

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Cryptography

Cryptography or cryptology; from Greek κρυπτός kryptós, "hidden, secret"; and γράφειν graphein, "writing", or -λογία -logia, "study", respectively is the practice and study of techniques for secure communication in the presence of third parties (called adversaries).

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Custom house

A custom house or customs house was a building housing the offices for the government officials who processed the paperwork for the import and export of goods into and out of a country.

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Daguerreotype

The daguerreotype (daguerréotype) process, or daguerreotypy, was the first publicly announced photographic process, and for nearly twenty years, it was the one most commonly used.

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Dark romanticism

Dark romanticism (often conflated with Gothicism or called American romanticism) is a literary subgenre centered on the writers Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Herman Melville.

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David Poe, Jr.

David Poe, Jr. (July 18, 1784 – December 11, 1811) was an American actor and the father of Edgar Allan Poe.

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Delirium tremens

Delirium tremens (DTs) is a state of confusion of rapid onset that is usually caused by withdrawal from alcohol.

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Detective fiction

Detective fiction is a subgenre of crime fiction and mystery fiction in which an investigator or a detective—either professional or amateur—investigates a crime, often murder.

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Didacticism

Didacticism is a philosophy that emphasizes instructional and informative qualities in literature and other types of art.

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Edgar Allan Poe and music

The influence of Edgar Allan Poe on the art of music has been considerable and long-standing, with the works, life and image of the horror fiction writer and poet inspiring composers and musicians from diverse genres for more than a century.

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Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (or Poe Cottage) is the former home of American writer Edgar Allan Poe.

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Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum

The Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum, located at 203 North Amity St.

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Edgar Allan Poe in popular culture

Edgar Allan Poe has appeared in popular culture as a character in books, comics, film, and other media.

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Edgar Allan Poe in television and film

American poet and short story writer Edgar Allan Poe has had significant influence in television and film.

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Edgar Allan Poe Museum (Richmond, Virginia)

The Edgar Allan Poe Museum is a museum located in Richmond, Virginia, dedicated to American writer Edgar Allan Poe.

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Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

The Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site is a preserved home once rented by American author Edgar Allan Poe, located in the Spring Garden neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Edgar Award

The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars), named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America, based in New York City.

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Eldorado (poem)

"Eldorado" is a poem written by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in April 1849.

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Eliza Poe

Elizabeth "Eliza" Arnold Hopkins Poe (1787 – December 8, 1811) was an English-born American actress and the mother of the American author Edgar Allan Poe.

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Epilepsy

Epilepsy (from to seize, possess, or afflict) is a group of neurological diseases characterized by epileptic seizures.

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Episcopal Church (United States)

The Episcopal Church (TEC), less commonly known by its other official title, the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America (PECUSA or ECUSA), is the United States-based member church of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

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Eulalie

"Eulalie," or "Eulalie - A Song," is a poem by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the July 1845 issue of The American Review and reprinted shortly thereafter in the August 9, 1845 issue of the Broadway Journal.

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Euphemism

A euphemism is a generally innocuous word or expression used in place of one that may be found offensive or suggest something unpleasant.

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Eureka: A Prose Poem

Eureka (1848) is a lengthy non-fiction work by American author Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) which he subtitled "A Prose Poem", though it has also been subtitled as "An Essay on the Material and Spiritual Universe".

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Fell's Point, Baltimore

Fell's Point is a historic waterfront neighborhood, established in about 1763, in the southeastern area of the City of Baltimore, in Maryland, along the north shore of the Baltimore Harbor and the Northwest Branch of the Patapsco River.

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Fordham University

Fordham University (FU) is a private, nonprofit, coeducational research university based in New York City, United States.

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Fordham, Bronx

Fordham is a group of neighborhoods located in the western Bronx, New York City.

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Forgery

Forgery is the process of making, adapting, or imitating objects, statistics, or documents with the intent to deceive or earn profit by selling the forged item.

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Fort Independence (Massachusetts)

Fort Independence is a granite star fort that provided harbor defenses for Boston, Massachusetts.

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Fort Moultrie

Fort Moultrie is a series of citadels on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, built to protect the city of Charleston, South Carolina.

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Gothic fiction

Gothic fiction, which is largely known by the subgenre of Gothic horror, is a genre or mode of literature that combines fiction, horror, death and Romanticism.

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Graham's Magazine

Graham's Magazine was a nineteenth-century periodical based in Philadelphia established by George Rex Graham and published from 1841 to 1858.

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Grand Concourse (Bronx)

The Grand Concourse (originally known as the Grand Boulevard and Concourse) is a major thoroughfare in the borough of the Bronx in New York City.

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H. G. Wells

Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946), known primarily as H. G. Wells,.

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Harold Bloom

Harold Bloom (born July 11, 1930) is an American literary critic and Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University.

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Harry Ransom Center

The Harry Ransom Center is an archive, library and museum at the University of Texas at Austin, specializing in the collection of literary and cultural artifacts from the United States and Europe for the purpose of advancing the study of the arts and humanities.

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline.

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Hoax

A hoax is a deliberately fabricated falsehood made to masquerade as truth.

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Hop-Frog

"Hop-Frog" (originally "Hop-Frog; Or, the Eight Chained Ourangoutangs") is a short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1849.

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Hot air balloon

The hot air balloon is the oldest successful human-carrying flight technology.

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Hydrogen cyanide

Hydrogen cyanide (HCN), sometimes called prussic acid, is an organic compound with the chemical formula HCN.

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International copyright treaties

While no creative work is automatically protected worldwide, there are international treaties which provide protection automatically for all creative works as soon as they are fixed in a medium.

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Intuition

Intuition, a phenomenon of the mind, describes the ability to acquire knowledge without inference or the use of reason.

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Irvine, North Ayrshire

Irvine (pronounced; Irvin, Irbhinn) is an ancient settlement, in medieval times a royal burgh, and now a new town on the coast of the Firth of Clyde in North Ayrshire, Scotland.

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James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell (February 22, 1819 – August 12, 1891) was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat.

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John P. Kennedy

John Pendleton Kennedy (October 25, 1795 – August 18, 1870) was an American novelist and Whig politician who served as United States Secretary of the Navy from July 26, 1852 to March 4, 1853, during the administration of President Millard Fillmore, and as a U.S. Representative from the Maryland's 4th congressional district.

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John Tyler

John Tyler (March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) was the tenth President of the United States (1841–1845).

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Jules Verne

Jules Gabriel Verne (8 February 1828 – 24 March 1905) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction.

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King Lear

King Lear is a tragedy play by William Shakespeare.

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Lenore

"Lenore" is a poem by the American author Edgar Allan Poe.

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Ligeia

"Ligeia" is an early short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1838.

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List of coupled cousins

This is a list of prominent individuals who have been romantically or maritally coupled with a cousin.

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Literary criticism

Literary criticism is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literature.

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Literary executor

A literary executor is a person granted (by a will) decision-making power in respect of a literary estate.

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Macabre

In works of art, macabre is the quality of having a grim or ghastly atmosphere.

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Maryland

Maryland is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Matthew Pearl

Matthew Pearl is an American novelist and educator.

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Meningitis

Meningitis (from Greek μῆνιγξ méninx, "membrane" and the medical suffix -itis, "inflammation") is an acute inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meninges.

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Metaphor

A metaphor is a figure of speech that identifies something as being the same as some unrelated thing for rhetorical effect, thus highlighting the similarities between the two.

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Metzengerstein

"Metzengerstein", also called "Metzengerstein: A Tale in Imitation of the German", was the first short story by American writer and poet Edgar Allan Poe to see print.

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Military discharge

A military discharge is given when a member of the armed forces is released from his or her obligation to serve.

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Morella (short story)

"Morella" is a short story in the Gothic horror genre by 19th-century American author and critic Edgar Allan Poe.

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Mourning

Mourning is, in the simplest sense, synonymous with grief over the death of someone.

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MS. Found in a Bottle

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Mystery fiction

Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.

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Mystery Writers of America

Mystery Writers of America (MWA) is an organization of mystery and crime writers, based in New York City.

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National Park Service

The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all U.S. national parks, many American national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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New-York Tribune

The New-York Tribune was an American newspaper, first established by Horace Greeley in 1841.

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Newton's laws of motion

Newton's laws of motion are three physical laws that, together, laid the foundation for classical mechanics.

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Olbers' paradox

In astrophysics and physical cosmology, Olbers' paradox, named after the German astronomer Heinrich Wilhelm Olbers (1758–1840) and also called the "dark night sky paradox", is the argument that the darkness of the night sky conflicts with the assumption of an infinite and eternal static universe.

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Panic of 1837

The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession that lasted until the mid-1840s.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most-populous in the United States.

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Phrenology

Phrenology is a pseudoscience primarily focused on measurements of the human skull, based on the concept that the brain is the organ of the mind, and that certain brain areas have localized, specific functions or modules.

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Physiognomy

Physiognomy (from the Gk. physis meaning "nature" and gnomon meaning "judge" or "interpreter") is the assessment of a person's character or personality from his or her outer appearance, especially the face.

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Plagiarism

Plagiarism is the "wrongful appropriation" and "stealing and publication" of another author's "language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions" and the representation of them as one's own original work.

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Politian (play)

Politian (1835) is the only play known to have been written by Edgar Allan Poe, composed in 1835, but never completed.

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Premature burial

Premature burial, also known as live burial, burial alive, or vivisepulture, means to be buried while still alive.

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Providence, Rhode Island

Providence is the capital and most populous city in Rhode Island.

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Pseudoscience

Pseudoscience is a claim, belief or practice which is incorrectly presented as scientific, but does not adhere to a valid scientific method, cannot be reliably tested, or otherwise lacks scientific status.

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Psychic

A psychic is a person who claims to use extrasensory perception (ESP) to identify information hidden from the normal senses.

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Purple (cipher machine)

In the history of cryptography, or, codenamed Purple by the United States, was a diplomatic cryptographic machine used by the Japanese Foreign Office just before and during World War II.

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Rabies

Rabies is a viral disease that causes acute inflammation of the brain in humans and other warm-blooded animals.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.

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Raven Society

The Raven Society is an honor society at the University of Virginia.

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Republic of Ireland

Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying about five-sixths of the island of Ireland.

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Richmond, Virginia

Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States.

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Robert Pinsky

Robert Pinsky (born October 20, 1940) is an American poet, essayist, literary critic, and translator.

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Romanticism

Romanticism (also the Romantic era or the Romantic period) was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.

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Rose

A rose is a woody perennial of the genus Rosa, within the family Rosaceae.

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Rufus Wilmot Griswold

Rufus Wilmot Griswold (February 13, 1815 – August 27, 1857) was an American anthologist, editor, poet, and critic.

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Sarah Elmira Royster

Sarah Elmira Royster Shelton (1810 – February 11, 1888) was an adolescent sweetheart of Edgar Allan Poe who became engaged to him shortly before his death in 1849.

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Sarah Helen Whitman

Sarah Helen Power Whitman (January 19, 1803 – June 27, 1878) was a poet, essayist, transcendentalist, Spiritualist and a romantic interest of Edgar Allan Poe.

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Slavery

Slavery is a legal or economic system in which principles of property law can apply to humans so that people can be treated as property, and can be owned, bought and sold accordingly, and cannot withdraw unilaterally from the arrangement.

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Society of Jesus

The Society of Jesus (Societas Iesu, S.J., SJ or SI) is a male religious congregation of the Catholic Church.

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Sophism

Sophism is a method of teaching.

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Southern Literary Messenger

The Southern Literary Messenger was a periodical published in Richmond, Virginia, from August 1834 until June 1864.

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Stoke Newington

Stoke Newington is a district in the London Borough of Hackney.

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Substitution cipher

In cryptography, a substitution cipher is a method of encoding by which units of plaintext are replaced with ciphertext, according to a fixed system; the "units" may be single letters (the most common), pairs of letters, triplets of letters, mixtures of the above, and so forth.

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Syphilis

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema pallidum subspecies pallidum.

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T. S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), usually known as T. S. Eliot, was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".

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Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque is a collection of previously published short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1840.

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Tamerlane (poem)

"Tamerlane" is an epic poem by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the 1827 collection Tamerlane and Other Poems.

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Tamerlane and Other Poems

Tamerlane and Other Poems is the first published work by American writer Edgar Allan Poe.

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The American Review: A Whig Journal

The American Review, alternatively known as The American Review: A Whig Journal and The American Whig Review, was a New York City-based monthly periodical that published from 1844 to 1852.

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The Balloon-Hoax

"The Balloon-Hoax" is the title used in collections and anthologies of a newspaper article written by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1844.

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The Bells (poem)

"The Bells" is a heavily onomatopoeic poem by Edgar Allan Poe which was not published until after his death in 1849.

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The Black Cat (short story)

"The Black Cat" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe.

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The Bronx

The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York, located south of Westchester County and north of the boroughs of Manhattan and Queens.

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The Cask of Amontillado

"The Cask of Amontillado" (sometimes spelled "The Casque of Amontillado") is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the November 1846 issue of Godey's Lady's Book.

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The City in the Sea

"The City in the Sea" is a poem by Edgar Allan Poe.

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The Conqueror Worm

"The Conqueror Worm" is a poem by Edgar Allan Poe about human mortality and the inevitability of death.

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The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar

"The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" is a short story by American author Edgar Allan Poe about a mesmerist who puts a man in a suspended hypnotic state at the moment of death.

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The Fall of the House of Usher

"The Fall of the House of Usher" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1839.

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The Gold-Bug

"The Gold-Bug" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe published in 1843.

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The Haunted Palace (poem)

"The Haunted Palace" is a poem by Edgar Allan Poe.

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The Imp of the Perverse (short story)

"The Imp of the Perverse" is a short story that begins as an essay written by 19th-century American author and critic Edgar Allan Poe.

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The Light-House

"The Light-House" is the unofficial title of the last work written by Edgar Allan Poe.

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The Masque of the Red Death

"The Masque of the Red Death", originally published as "The Mask of the Red Death: A Fantasy" (1842), is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe.

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The Murders in the Rue Morgue

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe published in Graham's Magazine in 1841.

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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (1838) is the only complete novel written by American writer Edgar Allan Poe.

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The Oval Portrait

"The Oval Portrait" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe involving the disturbing circumstances surrounding a portrait in a chateau.

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The Philosophy of Composition

"The Philosophy of Composition" is an 1846 essay written by American writer Edgar Allan Poe that elucidates a theory about how good writers write when they write well.

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The Pit and the Pendulum

"The Pit and the Pendulum" is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe and first published in 1842 in the literary annual The Gift: A Christmas and New Year's Present for 1843.

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The Poe Shadow

The Poe Shadow is a novel by Matthew Pearl, first published by Random House in 2006.

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The Poetic Principle

"The Poetic Principle" is an essay by Edgar Allan Poe, written near the end of his life and published posthumously in 1850, the year after his death.

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The Premature Burial

"The Premature Burial" is a horror short story on the theme of being buried alive, written by Edgar Allan Poe, (1809-1849), and published in 1844 in The Philadelphia Dollar Newspaper. Fear of being buried alive was common in this period and Poe was taking advantage of the public interest.

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The Purloined Letter

"The Purloined Letter" is a short story by American author Edgar Allan Poe.

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The Raven

"The Raven" is a narrative poem by American writer Edgar Allan Poe.

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The Saturday Evening Post

The Saturday Evening Post is a bimonthly American magazine.

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The Stylus

The Stylus, originally intended to be named The Penn, was a would-be periodical owned and edited by Edgar Allan Poe.

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The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether

"The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether" is a dark comedy short story by the American author Edgar Allan Poe.

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The Tell-Tale Heart

"The Tell-Tale Heart" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1843.

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Thomas Holley Chivers

Thomas Holley Chivers (October 18, 1809 – December 18, 1858) was an American doctor-turned-poet from the state of Georgia.

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Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson (April 13 [O.S. April 2] 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and the third President of the United States (1801–1809).

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Thomas Sebeok

Thomas Albert Sebeok (born Sebők,, in Budapest, Hungary, on November 9, 1920; died December 21, 2001 in Bloomington, Indiana) was a polymath American semiotician and linguist.

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To Helen

"To Helen" is the first of two poems to carry that name written by Edgar Allan Poe.

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Transcendentalism

Transcendentalism was a philosophical movement that developed in the late 1820s and '30s in the Eastern region of the United States as a protest against the general state of intellectualism and spirituality.

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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis, MTB, or TB (short for tubercle bacillus), in the past also called phthisis, phthisis pulmonalis, or consumption, is a widespread, infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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Ulalume

"Ulalume" is a poem written by Edgar Allan Poe in 1847.

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Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco OMRI (born 5 January 1932) is an Italian semiotician, essayist, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.

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United States Military Academy

The United States Military Academy at West Point (USMA), also known as West Point, Army, The Academy or simply The Point, is a four-year coeducational federal service academy located in West Point, New York.

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University of Miami

The University of Miami (informally referred to as UM, U Miami, Miami and The U) is a private, nonsectarian research university located in Coral Gables, Florida, United States.

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University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin, informally UT Austin, UT, University of Texas, or Texas in sports contexts, is a public research university and the flagship institution of The University of Texas System.

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University of Virginia

The University of Virginia (UVA, U.Va. or Virginia), is a research university founded by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson and located in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Upper West Side

The Upper West Side is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, that lies between Central Park and the Hudson River and between West 59th Street and West 110th Street.

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USS E.A. Poe (IX-103)

USS E. A. Poe (IX-103), formerly Edgar Allan Poe, an unclassified miscellaneous vessel, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Edgar Allan Poe.

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Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe

Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe (née Clemm; August 15, 1822 – January 30, 1847) was the wife of American writer Edgar Allan Poe.

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Visit of the Marquis de Lafayette to the United States

From July 1824 to September 1825, the last surviving French general of the Revolutionary War, the Marquis de Lafayette, made a tour of the 24 states in the United States.

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W. B. Yeats

William Butler Yeats (13 June 186528 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature.

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Whig Party (United States)

The Whig Party was a political party active in the middle of the 19th century in the United States of America.

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William F. Friedman

William Frederick Friedman (September 24, 1891 – November 12, 1969) was a US Army cryptographer who ran the research division of the Army's Signals Intelligence Service (SIS) in the 1930s, and parts of its follow-on services into the 1950s.

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William Henry Leonard Poe

William Henry Leonard Poe, often referred to as Henry Poe, (January 30, 1807 – August 1, 1831) was a sailor, amateur poet and the older brother of Edgar Allan Poe and Rosalie Poe.

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William Pannapacker

William Pannapacker (born 1968, Camden, New Jersey) is an American professor of English literature, an academic administrator, and a higher education journalist.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English:poet,:playwright, actor and an Italophile, who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Allan_Poe

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