Poe Mania

The Harry Ransom Center is commemorating the 2009 bicentennial of Edgar Allan Poe, American poet, critic and inventor of the detective story, with the exhibition "From Out That Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe." The exhibition is on display at the Ransom Center Sept. 8, 2009 through Jan. 3, 2010 and features manuscripts, books, art and personal effects, many of them displayed for the first time.