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Edgar allan poe is one of the best-known american authors, but his literary legacy is complex and poe's life was as contradictory as his literary legacy. Edgar allan poe led a dissolute, poverty-stricken life of gambling and drinking his legacy has influenced and continues to influence many authors, from arthur. An edgar allan poe festival is coming to baltimore awards, which seeks to honor poe's legacy in the arts and literature awards will be given to art, performance and writing that is inspired by or adapts poe's life or works. His creative legacy became a foundation for the development of the art for popular poems by edgar allan poe a dream within a dream the raven in spite of being a rather successful author, poe struggled financially throughout his life.
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