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Marian Seldes Reads Poe

Marian Seldes in Ondine, May 30 1954. Photo by Carl Van Vechten and used courtesy of WikiCommons

One legend reads from another. Actress Marian Seldes reads the poem, "A Dream Within a Dream," by the dark and mysterious king of spooky, Edgar Allan Poe. Happy Halloween!

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

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To hear our entire audio program about Poe's curious life and his landmark short story, "The Fall of the House of Usher," please go The Big Read website.

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