American Masters

Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive

Passport Season 31 Episode 8 | 1h 24m 3s

Best known for his Gothic horror tales and narrative poem “The Raven,” Poe’s stories are the basis of countless films and TV episodes, and have inspired even more, as has his name and image. Determined to re-invent American literature, Poe was an influential – and brutally honest – literary critic and magazine editor, who also invented the detective protagonist with his character C. Auguste Dupin.

Aired: 10/30/17

Expires: 10/29/21

Rating: NR

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