Literature in Performance

Summer 2009

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Poe’s “The Raven”

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OK, I love the idea of this blog pulling in famous readings/performances of literature. So, here are two of my favorite readings of Poe’s “The Raven.

The first is by Christopher Lee, and it is impressive:

The second is a bit cheesier, but pulled off beautifully by the great Vincent Price.

It’s all about the gothic figure!

Update: Scott Leslie reminded me of yet another classic reading of The Raven:

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July 1st, 2009 at 1:35 pm