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Edgar Allan Poe
Black Death (Plagues)
Who was Rufus Griswold and what did he have to do with Poes bad reputation after his death?
January 31, 2008 3:21PM
Rufus Wimot Griswold was a critic who bore a grudge with poe in 1842. He wrote Poe's obituary and later made a memoir of Poe's with false letters trying to make look like a drunk evil man.