Unnamed narrator  

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"The Man of the Crowd" is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe about a nameless narrator following a man through a crowded London.


"I am, that is to say I was, a great man, but I am neither the author of Junius nor the man in the mask, for my name, I believe, is Robert Jones, and I was born somewhere in the city of Fum-Fudge." --"Lionizing" by E. A. Poe

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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An unnamed narrator is a literary device often used in the stories of Poe. Other examples include Hell by Barbusse, Notes from Underground by Dostoevsky and L'Anglais décrit dans le château fermé by André Pieyre de Mandiargues.

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