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Poe: Man, Myth, or Monster

“This year is the bicentennial of his birth, and while he never earned a secure living, was often sucked into alcoholic maelstroms, was unable to hold a job without incinerating his prospects and regularly lashed out at his literary contemporaries — while in life, in other words, he was a miserable conglomeration of self-justification, remorse, genius, fury and failure — as a corpse he has flourished mightily. (…)”


Mas en For Poe, This Has Been the Year to Die For,
Poe en su bicentenario, a punto de acabar…