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  • Peabody's Improbable History: Edgar Allan Poe

    Peabody introduces Sherman to American writer, Edgar Allen Poe, who is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and macabre. They find Poe writing happy stories and try to scare him in order to spark his thinking in the horror genre.

  • Biography: Ernest Hemingway Mini Bio

    A short biography of Ernest Hemingway, an influential 20th century author and journalist best known for works such as The Sun Also Rises and The Old Man and the Sea. He is one of the most famous writers of the "Lost Generation," people who came of age during or shortly after the first World War and became disillusioned by the senseless death and destruction.

  • Biography: F. Scott Fitzgerald Mini Bio

    A short biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald, an influential 20th century author best known for works such as The Great Gatsby and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. He is one of the most famous writers of the "Lost Generation," people who came of age during or shortly after the first World War and became disillusioned by the senseless death and destruction.

  • Biography: John Steinbeck Mini Bio

    A short biography of John Steinbeck, an influential 20th century author best known for works such as Of Mice and Men and the Grapes of Wrath. He is one of the most famous writers of the "Lost Generation," people who came of age during or shortly after the first World War and became disillusioned by the senseless death and destruction.

  • Biography: Maya Angelou Mini Bio

    A short biography of Maya Angelou, a prolific African-American poet, writer, and one time singer. She is most famous for her works I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and On the Pulse of the Morning.