Monthly Archives: April 2013

Wilkie Collins vs. Edgar Allan Poe

In the last several blogs we’ve discussed Edgar Allan Poe and his contributions to the mystery genre including being credited as the “father” of the detective story. However, this accolade is not without controversy. Many scholars want the credit for … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe–Crossword Puzzle Solution

Were you doing this puzzle once upon a midnight dreary, while you pondered, weak and weary… over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore. Till the dirges of your hope that melancholy burden bore and you thought the answers … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe Crossword Puzzle

We’ve learned about Edgar Allan Poe in the last couple of blogs. Show how much you know about Poe with this fun crossword puzzle. Solution will be posted next week. (Note: You’ll find many of the answers in the Poe … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe—Mystery Firsts

I don’t know where you went to school but at my school discussions about the works of Edgar Allen Poe were very structured and limited.  The emphasis was always on his poetry which Poe would appreciate since poetry was his … Continue reading

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