Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe’s influence on French literature is well known, but his impact on Latin America was no less significant. In Borge’s Poe: The Influence and Reinvention of Edgar Allan Poe in Spanish America, Emron Esplin examines the latter t... more


<p> In his long-stemmed intro to “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” Edgar Allan Poe decried chess as an example of the common confusion between complexity and profundity. The “higher powers of the reflective intellect,” he asserted, are better exerc.. more

I Hate Hollywood

It’s one of those facts that wows you every time you hear it, kind of like learning for the first time that The Eagles claim the best selling album of all time: Flute-rock band Jethro Tull has sold over 60 million albums. Lest there be any ... more

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