After his mother died in RichmondVirginia, inhe was taken into the home of John Allan, a Richmond merchant presumably his godfatherand of his childless wife. He was later taken to Scotland and England —20where he was given a classical education that was continued in Richmond. For 11 months in he attended the University of Virginiabut his gambling losses at the university so incensed his guardian that he refused to let him continue, and Poe returned to Richmond to find his sweetheart, Sarah Elmira Royster, engaged. He went to Boston, where in he published a pamphlet of youthful Byronic poems, Tamerlane, and Other Poems.
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Cabala, Cabbala, Kabbala, Qabbalah: Derived from the Hebrew word "qabbalah", meaning tradition, it was twisted in the Middle Ages to mean the World of Souls Jewish theosophyprotected by the "cabalists" -- those rabbis thought to have powerful magical secrets. James Branch Cabell 14 Apr May American novelist and best-selling canonical fantasy author.
His first novel, The Eagle's Shadow  was mundane, as was the manuscript for his second novel, Gallantry . He became frustrated by the effort of describing locations he had never personally seen, and decided to create his own mythical country as a setting for further novels.
Although he later wrote many books of nonfiction, and of poetry, he is best known for the epic series: A Comedy of Shirking" New York: McBride revised edition of novel New York: A Comedy of Appearances" New York: McBride revised edition of novel originally published New York: McBride originally published in New York: Harper now revized under the title "Gallantry: Dizain des Diversions" New York: A Comedy of Disenchantment" New York: A Comedy of Limitations" New York: McBride revised from edition New York: By the way, when asked how to pronouce his last name, he once stated: Collection  of 19 connected short stories by O.
George Washington Cable Short-story author and novelist best known for "local color" stories of New Orleans Creoles, some with a Fantasy element.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante Cain; specializes in Fantasy of genre: Since Cacus lived in Italy, some experts speculate that he and his sister Caca are remnants of an older pantheon, representing the God and Goddess of the heart-fire.
Jose Cadalso y Vasquez Museum,nonfiction Jack Cade born John Cade? English rebel, born in Ireland, claimant to kinship with York, acting under pseudonym Mortimer. He led an insurrection -- "Cade's Rebellion" -- of 30, armed men of kent protesting King Henry VI's taxes and injustices.Edgar Allan Poe’s death remains one of the great mysteries of American literature..
Poe was the son of the English-born actress Elizabeth Arnold Poe and David Poe, Jr., an actor from Baltimore. After his mother died in Richmond, Virginia, in , he was taken into the home of John Allan, a Richmond merchant (presumably his godfather), and of his childless wife.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman was a feminist writer, lecturer, and thinker at the turn of the 20th century. Despite her lack of formal education, she authored Women in Economics, a foundational text of early feminism, and became known as a preeminent sociologist, philosopher, and social critic.
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