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Video: “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe read by Christopher Lee

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“The Raven,” written in 1845, stands today as Poe’s best-known work; he later claimed that he wrote it with “the intention of composing a poem that should suit at once the popular and the critical taste”. Here, the poem is performed by Christopher Lee, whose deep sonorous voice brings to mind both Count Dracula and the evil wizard Saramon, Lee’s most famous roles.

 

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This entry was posted on October 31, 2016 by in Art and Cinema, Poetry and tagged .
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