What was Allan's most popular poem?

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What was Allan most famous or popualr poems and book?

-- Anonymous, May 11, 2001


I need an easy one for a change. "The Raven" was the most popular and Poe wore himself out giving readings of his biggest hit. he probably would say it was his best too, but he made a case for several other poems. His most popular story? That would take a little more research since most were widely read in collections after succeeding in the magazines. Poe liked "Ligeia" though few others would rank it first. The Tell Tale Heart? But are we talking of readers then or now or both?

-- Anonymous, May 11, 2001

The Raven. As for Ligeia (lol) it was kinda... taken of Lady Morgan's themes n gothic literature. Taking the piss out of her was an easy challenge for such a writer. It's like Morella. He didn't appreciate them, only referring to the time of pleasure it allowed him to take while reading... Mere parodies it was...

-- Anonymous, May 13, 2001

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