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Zitate von Edgar Allan Poe
19.1. 1809, Boston (Massachusetts) – 7.10. 1849 Baltimore (Maryland)
Schriftsteller, Kritiker, Literaturtheoretiker, Lyriker – poe Edgar Allan Poe
"The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends and where the other begins?" The Premature Burial, 1844
"If in many of my productions terror has been the thesis, I maintain that terror is not of Germany, but of the soul"
poe Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque. Preface
"Thou wretch!—thou vixen!—thou shrew!" said I to my wife on the morning after our wedding; "thou witch!—thou hag!—thou whippersnapper—thou sink of iniquity!—thou fiery-faced quintessence of all that is abominable!—thou—thou—"
Loss of Breath. A Tale Neither in nor out of "Blackwood", 1835 – poe "Loss of Breath"
"If Pierre Bon-Bon had his failings—and what great man has not a thousand?—if Pierre Bon-Bon, I say, had his failings, they were failings of very little importance—faults indeed which, in other tempes, have often been looked upon rather in the light of virtues."

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