Why Poe is important in a historical, textual, or critical way for poetry?

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Why is it important to understand Poe's writing in a historical, textual, critical, or theoretical way related to these issues. Mainly his poetry

-- Anonymous, June 04, 2001


This is a gem of a question, Lindsey. It's interesting to imagine how Poe might have reacted to it. Possibly you could rephrase the question in order to clarify your meaning. For example: what do you mean by the word "way"? Whate are the relative "issues"?

-- Anonymous, June 28, 2001

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