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Lewis Carroll was the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, author of the children's classics "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass."
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Watch a short video about Lewis Carroll and discover the mystical world he created with the story "Alice in Wonderland."
Poe writes about death and the possibility of life beyond the grave in the hope that there would be an afterlife, a feeling that gave the often-melancholy Poe faith.
Writer Edgar Allan Poe's biography about The Raven, his first work published, like his life's work received little or no money.
Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven" is one of the most famous poems ever written in English. His dark writing, coupled with his mysterious death, has made him one of the most famous macabre figures in history.
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