Archive for February, 2013

A Mercury crater named after Poe

As you now, Poe Toaster is no longer rendering his traditional hommage to Poe in his birthday, on January 19, having made his last appearance in 2009 – the bicentennial year. But, alas!, no problem. NASA has this year paid its own hommage to Poe, by publishing, in its photojournal, pictures of the crater named […]

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Positively Poe Conference – University of Virginia, June 24-26, 2013

The Poe Museum of Richmond, Virginia will sponsor the Positively Poe Conference at the University of Virginia June 24-26, 2013. The conference will focus on positive aspects of Poe and his work, including a session on Eureka. Poe’s reputation as a tortured, tragic figure, melancholic poet and the “master of the macabre” has fueled his popularity […]

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