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Quotation by Edgar Allan Poe
If in many of my productions terror has been the thesis, I maintain that terror is not of Germany, but of the soul.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849), U.S. author. Preface to the Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840).
Poe's most passionate and credible defense of his short stories' authenticity and originality.
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