Literature: Edgar Allan P

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Edgar Allan Poe is an American author whose influence is more apparent beyond the shores of America, though we cannot ignore the role he played in the emergence of a distinct American literature either. The English author Arthur Conan Doyle remarked that almost every piece of detective fiction attempted by Poe has generated a genre, or a sub-genre, all by itself (qtd. in Paul 33). He himself had taken advantage of this genre to gain outstanding success. His world-famous character Sherlock Holmes