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American gothic fiction is a subgenre of gothic fiction elements specific to american gothic edgar allan poe, nathaniel hawthorne, and washington irving are often grouped together they present impressive, albeit disturbing, portraits of the. Edgar allan poe is one of the major contributors of the american romantic movement and was considered an author, poet, literary critic, and. The gothic genre, however, was not the only genre which poe attributed to his short story “the murders in rue morgue” (1841) in which we follow c auguste. Of poe's competency as a writer with respect to intentions did poe map out gothic fiction in order to locate poe's contribution to the genre.
Through thematic conventions of the gothic genre, literary devices and his own auteur, edgar allan poe's texts are considered sublime examples of gothic. Part of a detailed timeline style unit of work on gothic fiction this lesson focuses on edgar allan poe's 'the raven' includes ppt, worksheets. Chapter one: characteristics of romanticism and gothic fiction biographical background it focuses on edgar allan poe as a romantic writer his life, his. Many people don't realize that edgar allan poe is responsible for the modern version of one of the most popular literary genres: detective fiction.