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The Black Cat

‘The Black Cat’ is a tale of “wild” nature. The plot twists between the real and the supernatural. It was first published in the United States Saturday Post (The Saturday Evening Post) on August 19, 1843. The writer Edgar Allen Poe introduced the British horror story, or the Gothic genre to American literature, along with the detective story and science fiction. ‘The Black Cat’ is one of the most powerful of Poe’s stories.