Spirits of the Dead Halloween Special
Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 9 pm EDT, EPIC Voyages Radio kicks into high gear as the industrious truth-seeking sleuth Carole Carle invite researchers Cort Lindahl & Gloria Amendola. to cover Edgar Allan Poe’s fascination with the dead.
EDGAR ALLAN POE
Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country’s earliest practitioners of the short story.
Poe is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.