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By Beatriz González Moreno, Margarita Rigal Aragón

At the present time Edgar Allan Poe is a well known and extremely popular writer. while, 100 years in the past (1909), a gaggle of Poe pals, fanatics and students bought jointly on the collage of Virginia to commemorate Poe’s delivery centenary, that they had to take action so one can regulate the continual misstatements of his previous biographers, and to right the unsettled judgment of his literary rank.
Now, in 2009, many Poe enthusiasts and students are collecting jointly once again to honour Poe at the moment centenary of his beginning. kinds of occasions (theatrical and musical performances, ebook auctions, etc.) and educational meetings were celebrated on each side of the Atlantic, acclaiming Poe’s literary rank back. This quantity brings jointly a variety of students with different severe techniques and succeeds in laying off new gentle on E. A. Poe at the get together of his Bicentenary. The publication is equipped into 3 critical sections; the 1st half specializes in the reception of Poe in nice Britain, France, and Spain; the second one revisits a few of Poe’s major legacies, equivalent to his tales of detection, the Gothic, and technological know-how Fiction; and the 3rd offers with the classy caliber of his narratives and likewise deals an research of his paintings integrating textual content Linguistics in the broader learn of social discourses.

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However, Dickens did not seem the least impressed by what he saw and what he heard, and was possibly not fully aware of how anxiously Poe yearned for his recognition. Even if his letter of 27 November 1842, quoted above, was very polite, Dickens could not help using the term “unknown writer” in reference to Poe, which evinces his real opinion about him and his merits. This description, however, must have offended the American writer, who was already well known in his country, where many of his tales had already been published in prestigious magazines, as well as in the two volumes of Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, and had received a warm welcome from his countrymen.

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When Dickens toured the United States for a second time, in 1868, giving public readings of his work, Poe had been dead for nineteen years. 28 In short, all these pieces of evidence prove that the relationship between Poe and Dickens, although not completely free from conflicts, misunderstanding and personal obsessions, was also a relation of affection, respect and admiration, particularly on the part of the American writer. With hindsight, 20 Fernando Galván it now seems a pity that Dickens, who was so busy writing his long novels, pouring out his copious journalism, and conducting such an exciting public life, full of travels and events, did not have time to spare for one of his first, most perceptive and greatest admirers in America.

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