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Events

Edgar stayed in Baltimore with his aunt Maria Clemm and his daughter Virginia.

1833 - 1835

Edgar worked for a magazine called the “Southern Literary Messenger”.

1835 - 1837

He left the magazine because of his reputation as a cut-throat critic and his problems with alcohol.

Edgar married his cousin Virginia.

1835

Edgar published in the magazine two parts of his only novel: The narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym.

1837

Edgar published Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque: a collection of short-stories (Tale of the House of the Usher)

1840

Poe won a one-hundred-dollar prize for the Gold Bug.

1843

The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The man that was used up and The black cat were published.

1843

The publication of The Raven brought Edgar fame.

1845

Virginia Poe died from tuberculosis.

1847

Edgar published Eureka.

1848