Tag: Merrill Maguire Skaggs

My reflection on a great Poe teacher

I am honored to be able to say that most of what I know about the work of Edgar Allan Poe, I learned from Dr. Merrill Maguire Skaggs. To be honest, prior to taking her doctoral course on Poe and Emerson in the fall of 2003, I was not particularly interested in Poe. As my perspicacious advisor at Drew University, Dr. Bill Rogers, suspected, … Read More My reflection on a great Poe teacher