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Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'

Edgar Allan Poe

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Jefferson had enacted a system of student self-government allowing students to choose their own studies make their own arrangements for boarding and report all wrongdoing to the faculty. Though it made Poe a household name almost instantly he was paid only $9 for its publication. Legacy

Literary influence
During his lifetime Poe was mostly recognized as a literary critic.

He began planning to produce his own journal The Penn (later renamed The Stylus) though he died before it could be produced. Poe was taken in by John and Frances Allan of Richmond Virginia but they never formally adopted him. In January 1845 Poe publiEdgar Allan Poed his poem "The Raven" to instant success.

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