CD21 The Tortured Genius of Edgar Allan Poe
Poe's extraordinary and tragic life and why youth, beauty, women, and death are always found in his haunting fiction and poetry. 51 minutes.
- Who shaped Poe's imagination and was the reason for the number- one subject of his writings
- How Poe's elementary school gave him the settings for many of his future stories
- The two types of literature Poe invented
- The famous man who turned Poe's life around and made him famous by inspiring the most popular poem ever published -- and why it is so famous
- What Poe used to comfort his dying wife when he couldn't afford a blanket
- How a train layover in Baltimore caused Poe's final downfall and death