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A Poe Poem, As We Approach All Hallow's Eve

October  20, 2010
Washington, DC

Halloween is just around the corner. We dug deep into our audio catacombs to uncover an ominous Edgar Allan Poe poem---"A Dream within a Dream" read by actress Marian Seldes.

[audio:http://bigreadblog.arts.gov//audio/MarianSeldesReadsPoe.mp3]

[transcript]

Edgar Allan Poe's Room at the University of Virginia by Josh Berglund19 via Flickr

To hear the entire Big Read audio guide featuring Poe's classic story, "The Fall of the House of Usher," please visit the NEA Big Read Website.

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