TITLE

The Mysterious Disappearance and Death of Edgar A. Poe

AUTHOR(S)
Hopkins, Robert
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Southern Quarterly;Summer2007, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
This essay discusses the mystery surrounding the death of author Edgar Allen Poe. The essay examines several possible causes of his death, including alcoholism, medical disorders, and cooping, a mid-nineteenth century practice in which political gangs would drug their victims to have them comply with their orders. The author believes Poe's death was the result of a conspiracy involving intimate associates with ulterior motives.
ACCESSION #
27082598

 

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