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Who was Rufus Griswold and what did he have to do with Poes bad reputation after his death?

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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.