The Six Hoaxes of Edgar Allan Poe

By |2020-05-29T16:11:10-05:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Edgar Allan Poe, Literature|

Edgar Allan Poe approvingly called his time the “epoch of the hoax.” During his lifetime he would attempt a total of six different hoaxes. Even though Poe’s motives may seem odd or obscure, his hoaxes live on as a quirky and fascinating part of literary history. The origins of April Fools’ Day are unclear. [...]