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  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849) is widely famed as one of the greatest writers of all time. He is best known for his works of horror, such as "The Tell Tale Heart." However, and this is less known, Poe also wrote many love poems. In this collection of forty-eight poems by Edgar Allan Poe we will go through a wide variety of themes, from horror and raw creepiness in "The Raven" to pure love in "A Valentine" to depression in "Alone." Throughout all of his poems Poe kept a very strong meter and rhyme scheme. This is most obvious in "The Bells." (Summary by...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    LibriVox readers bring you 18 recordings of "The Bells." This was the Fortnightly Poetry selection for January 30 to February 13, 2011. "The Bells" is a heavily onomatopoeic poem by Edgar Allan Poe which was not published until after his death in 1849. It is perhaps best known for the diacopic repetition of the word "bells." The poem has four parts to it; each part becomes darker and darker as the poem progresses from "the jingling and the tinkling" of the bells in part 1 to the "moaning and the groaning" of the bells in part 4. (From...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe's most celebrated stories, as heard on BBC Radio - plus bonus documentaries and two thrilling original dramas The master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe has inspired generations of horror writers with his chilling Gothic tales, and is also credited with inventing the detective fiction genre in The Murders in the Rue Morgue. This radio collection features five of his classic tales - The Pit and the Pendulum, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Oblong Box, The Fall of the House of Usher and The Masque of the Red Death, read by David Horovitch, Brian Gear, James Aubrey, Sean Barrett and Don Gilet. Also included is his renowned poem The Raven, read by Patrick Romer. Here, too, are...read more

  • Dennis Paolia

    Jeffrey Combs gives an electrifying performance in “Nevermore, An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe”. Recorded before a live audience in Boston, Poe, with all of his passions, foibles, aspirations, and demons, comes vividly to life in this bravura, one-person play. Playwright Dennis Paoli expertly weaves Poe’s actual words, from letters and essays, with select poems and tales, and let’s Poe tell his own story. With Combs’ full-blooded performance, Poe is brought to exciting life - - imagine that you are in the audience listening to Poe give one of his famous lectures in 1848, and on display is Poe’s humor, sadness, genius, ego, and indomitable spirit! Director...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    The top 10 short stories of all time written by Edgar Allan Poe.Short stories have always been a sort of instant access into an author's brain, their soul and heart. A few pages can lift our lives into locations, people and experiences with a sweep of landscape, narration, feelings and emotions that is difficult to achieve elsewhere.In this series we try to offer up tried and trusted 'Top Tens' across many different themes and authors. But any anthology will immediately throw up the questions - Why that story? Why that author? The theme itself will form the boundaries for our stories which range from well-known classics, newly told, to stories that modern times have overlooked but...read more

  • Sherwin Cody

    A wonderful biography of American writer Edgar Allan Poe for beginners. This biography of Poe is for people new to the life and work of the American master Poet and Short Storywriter, who perfected the horror story, and created the first examples of science fiction and detective fiction in western literature. CREDITS: Written by Sherwin Cody. Adapted and Edited by Mark Redfield. Poems by Edgar Allan Poe. Narrated by Mark...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    CONTENTS: 01. A Suspicious Gift [Algernon Blackwood] 02. Skeleton Lake: An Episode in Camp [Algernon Blackwood] 03. The Wood of the Dead [Algernon Blackwood] 04. A Baby Tramp [Ambrose Bierce] 05. The Damned Thing [Ambrose Bierce] 06. Dagon [H.P Lovecraft] 07. The Horror of the Heights [Arthur Conan Doyle] 08. The_Descendant [H.P Lovecraft] 09. The Cats of Ulthar [H.P Lovecraft] 10. The Evil Clergyman [H.P Lovecraft] 11. He [H.P Lovecraft] 12.The Book [H.P Lovecraft] 13. In the Vault [H.P Lovecraft] 14. Nyarlathotep [H.P Lovecraft] 15. Death and the Woman [Gertrude Atherton] 16. The Striding Place [Gertrude Atherton] 17. Hop-Frog [Edgar Allan Poe] 18. The Raven...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    CONTENTS: A Suspicious Gift [Algernon Blackwood], Skeleton Lake: An Episode in Camp [Algernon Blackwood], The Wood of the Dead [Algernon Blackwood], A Baby Tramp [Ambrose Bierce], The Damned Thing [Ambrose Bierce], Dagon [H.P Lovecraft], The Horror of the Heights [Arthur Conan Doyle], The Descendant [H.P Lovecraft], The Cats of Ulthar [H.P Lovecraft], The Evil Clergyman [H.P Lovecraft], He [H.P Lovecraft], The Book [H.P Lovecraft], In the Vault [H.P Lovecraft], Nyarlathotep [H.P Lovecraft], Death and the Woman [Gertrude Atherton], The Striding Place [Gertrude Atherton], Hop-Frog [Edgar Allan Poe], The Raven [Edgar Allan Poe], The Tell-Tale Heart [Edgar Allan...read more

  • Mark Redfield

    A new “haunted house” record just like we loved when we were growing up, but this one is special! This one, “Edgar Allan Poe’s Haunted House of Usher”, takes us on a diabolical journey through the dark creative mind of Poe as we experience some of his most chilling tales! Roderick Usher’s house is alive! And dying! Are these actual events you witness, or are they Usher’s madness come to life? Come, and visit the Haunted House of Usher and experience what lurks inside! CREDITS: Written and directed by Mark Redfield. Based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Sound Design and Original Music by Jennifer Rouse. Featuring the voice talents of Mark...read more

  • Harold Beaver

    Brought to you by Penguin. This Penguin Classic is performed by the acclaimed comedian and actor Kevin Eldon (star of It's Kevin, Alan Partidge, Big Train, Brass Eye and Hot Fuzz) supported by Bettrys Jones, Joe Jameson and Rory Alexander. This definitive recording includes an introduction by Harold Beaver, read by Rory Alexander. One of the greatest of all horror writers, Edgar Allan Poe (1809-49) also composed pioneering tales that seized upon the scientific developments of an era marked by staggering change. In this collection of sixteen stories, he explores such wide-ranging contemporary themes as galvanism, time travel and resurrection of the dead. 'The Unparalleled Adventure of...read more

  • Various Authors

    A glittering collection of some of the world's finest short stories, including: The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe, The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant, The Mezzotint' by M. R. James, The Phantom Rickshaw' by Rudyard Kipling, The Withered Arm' by Thomas Hardy, The Model Millionaire' by Oscar Wilde, The Monkey’s Paw' by W. W. Jacobs, An Uncomfortable Bed' by Guy de Maupassant, The Mortal Immortal' by Mary Shelley, 'The Black Cat' by Edgar Allan Poe, 'Sredni Vashtar' by Saki, 'The Nose' by Nicolai Gogol, 'Regret' by Kate Chopin, 'One Thousand Dollars' by O. Henry, 'The Fly' by Katherine Mansfield, 'A Descent into the Maelström' by Edgar Allan Poe, 'The Sphinx Without a Secret'...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    CONTENTS: A Suspicious Gift [Algernon Blackwood], Skeleton Lake: An Episode in Camp [Algernon Blackwood], The Wood of the Dead [Algernon Blackwood], A Baby Tramp [Ambrose Bierce], The Damned Thing [Ambrose Bierce], Dagon [H.P Lovecraft], The Horror of the Heights [Arthur Conan Doyle], The_Descendant [H.P Lovecraft], The Cats of Ulthar [H.P Lovecraft], The Evil Clergyman [H.P Lovecraft], He [H.P Lovecraft], The Book [H.P Lovecraft], In the Vault [H.P Lovecraft], Nyarlathotep [H.P Lovecraft], Death and the Woman [Gertrude Atherton], The Striding Place [Gertrude Atherton], Hop-Frog [Edgar Allan Poe], The Raven [Edgar Allan Poe], The Tell-Tale Heart [Edgar Allan...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    The Edgar Allan Poe Collection features a selection of works from the pioneering 19th-century poet and writer Edgar Allan Poe. Poe's works include the dramatic short story 'The Tell-Tale Heart' to his perhaps most famous poem 'The Raven'. This collection promises some of the finest from the master of mystery, horror and the imagination. With the riveting B.J. Harrison as the reader, these words and tales are not to be missed by fans of gothic settings and eerie atmospheres. B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    American poet, critic, and short-story writer Edgar Allan Poe is universally recognized for his cultivation of the macabre in fiction. His stories are characterized by an original kind of supernatural horror, often using the awareness of death as a catalyzing force in its own right. His tales and poems brim with psychological depth and intense imagery, made vivid through his musical language and hypnotic rhythms, which are especially captivating when heard aloud. This special audio collection features some of Poe's best known classic stories, including: 1. The Tell Tale Heart 2. Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar 3. Hop Frog 4. Murder in the Rue Morgue 5. The Masque of the Red...read more

  • Various Authors

    A superb collection of vintage classic short stories by some of the world's greatest storytellers. The Gold Bug by Edgar Allan Poe, The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad, The Unparalleled Adventures of one Hans Pfaal by Edgar Allan Poe, The Dead by James Joyce, The Venturers by O. Henry, The Telltale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe, The Mezzotint by M. R. James, The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry, Von Kempelen and his Discovery by Edgar Allan Poe, Mesmeric Revelation by Edgar Allan Poe, The Unknown Quantity by O. Henry, The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar by Edgar Allan Poe, Germans at Meat by Katherine Mansfield, The Modern Soul by Katherine...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Amerika, um 1850. Der Mann ohne Gedächtnis, einst Insasse eines Irrenhauses, weiß nun, wer er ist: der Dichter Edgar Allan Poe. In Poes Grab auf dem Friedhof von Baltimore ruht ein Namenloser. Aber wer wird Poe glauben? Poe muss seine wahre Identität beweisen. Leonie will ihn nicht verlieren und ist entschlossen, ihm dabei zu helfen. Zusammen mieten sie Landors Landhaus in den nördlichen Wäldern von New York. Doch dann wird Leonie von den Schatten ihrer eigenen Vergangenheit eingeholt. Bei Nacht und Nebel flieht sie. Poe bleibt alleine zurück. 'Der Kopf des Teufels' ist die vierte Folge der neuen Geschichte aus dem großen Epos um Edgar Allan Poe. Leonie ist spurlos verschwunden....read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    The Complete Tales & Novels of Edgar Allan Poe includes the 66 tales and 2 full-length novels of Edgar Allan Poe. Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 - October 7, 1849) was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is also generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe) was born in Boston Massachusetts on January 19th 1809 and was orphaned at an early age. Taken in by the Allan family his education was cut short by lack of money and he went to the military academy, West Point where he failed to become an officer. His early literary works were poetic but he quickly turned to prose. He worked for several magazines and journals until in January 1845 The Raven was published and became an instant classic. Thereafter followed the works for which he is now so rightly famed as a master of the mysterious and macabre. In this volume we bring you some of his poetry, all less well known than his stories, but fascinating none the...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Amerika, um 1850. Der Mann ohne Gedächtnis, einst Insasse eines Irrenhauses, weiß nun, wer er ist: der Dichter Edgar Allan Poe. In Poes Grab auf dem Friedhof von Baltimore ruht ein Namenloser. Kann Poe ein neues Leben beginnen? Oder ist die Vergangenheit stärker? 'Die Flaschenpost' ist die erste Folge von Staffel 7 und der Auftakt zur zweiten Geschichte innerhalb des großen Epos um Edgar Allan Poe. Poe versucht, ein neues Leben zu beginnen. Eines Tages findet er eine Flaschenpost. Und plötzlich legen sich die Schatten der Vergangenheit auf seinen Weg. Die Vorgeschichte von Edgar Allan Poe ist in dem Roman 'Lebendig begraben' erzählt, erschienen bei Bastei...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    Amerika, um 1850. Der Mann ohne Gedächtnis, einst Insasse eines Irrenhauses, weiß nun, wer er ist: der Dichter Edgar Allan Poe. In Poes Grab auf dem Friedhof von Baltimore ruht ein Namenloser. Aber wer wird Poe glauben? Kann er seine wahre Identität beweisen? 'Landors Landhaus' ist nach der 'Flaschenpost' die zweite Folge in der neuen Geschichte aus dem großen Epos um Edgar Allan Poe. Poe und Leonie mieten Landors Landhaus in den nördlichen Wäldern von New York. Doch sie kommen dort nicht zur Ruhe: über dem Landhaus liegt ein alter Fluch. Und Leonies Vergangenheit ist dunkler, als Poe ahnt. Die Vorgeschichte von Edgar Allan Poe ist in dem Roman 'Lebendig begraben' erzählt,...read more