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The Murders in the Rue Morgue


"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe published in Graham's Magazine in 1841. It has been recognized as the first modern detective story; Poe referred to ...

First detective story is published - Apr 20, 1841 - HISTORY.com


Edgar Allen Poe's story, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, first appears in Graham's Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine. The tale is generally considered to be the ...

Edgar Allan Poe - The Detective Story - Biography.com


The Murders in the Rue Morgue, is credited with being the world's first murder mystery.Read more about Edgar Allan Poe.

The Real-Life Inspiration of Edgar Allan Poe's First Detective Story ...


Apr 18, 2014 ... Calling them “tales of ratiocination,” Edgar Allan Poe wrote only three stories involving Dupin: “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” 1842's “The ...

April 20, 1841: 'Rue Morgue' Paves Way for Detective Genre | WIRED


Apr 20, 2010 ... 1841: Mad literary genius and theorist Edgar Allan Poe publishes “The ... The detective shows up in later stories like “The Mystery of Marie ...

The First Hundred Years of Detective Fiction. 1841-1941


Fiat Lux! declared Edgar Allan Poe and in the beginning was The Murders in the Rue ... It is odd that the first detective stories should have been written by an ...

Edgar Allen Poe and detective fiction - PBS


People & Events: Edgar Allen Poe, Detective Fiction, and the Parkman Murder ... in the Rue Morgue, the world's first sleuth, and the first story of detective fiction.

Who Wrote The First Detective Novel? : NPR


Jan 8, 2011 ... You know, the usual suspects are Edgar Allen Poe, 'cause he wrote "The Murder in ... It's the first short story with a detective at the center of it.

Stories by Edgar Allan Poe, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Black Cat, and ...


A list of popular stories by Edgar Allan Poe, including The Tell-Tale Heart, The Black Cat, Fall of the ... If you can't decide which story to read first, try browsing the summaries page. ... "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" (1841) A detective story

Early Mystery Novels from Poe to Sherlock Holmes


A history of the mystery from Edgar Allen Poe to Arthur Conan Doyle. ... Many people have considered this book to be the first true detective novel. The author ...

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Inventor of the Detective Story In 1841, before the word “detective” had entered the English language, Poe published the first modern detective story “The ...

1841: Edgar Allan Poe -- The Father of the Detective Story


Edgar Allan Poe wrote his first of three stories about "the Chevalier C. Auguste Dupin" in 1841. These stories launched an entire genre and created templates ...

The First Detective: The Complete Auguste Dupin Stories-The ...


The 'first detective' of fiction steps out 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue' by Edgar Allan Poe is widely considered to be the first true detective story; also in this ...