Edgar Allan Poe (Jan 19, 1809 – Oct 7, 1849) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, and is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre. Poe and his works influenced literature in the United States and around the world He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.
‘The Landscape Garden’ is a short piece of prose that represents a bright example of Edgar Poe’s writing style. The central figure of the narration is Mr. Ellison, ‘the most remarkable man of all, whose happiness and prosperity become the topic of speculation. The work bears elements of essay as well as of a fiction story.