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Edgar Allan Poe speaks to us from across the centuries, his words as relevant as ever. On this podcast, host Bruce Janu selects and reads poems and stories from the master of American Romanticism.

Poe|try Corner Bruce Janu

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Edgar Allan Poe speaks to us from across the centuries, his words as relevant as ever. On this podcast, host Bruce Janu selects and reads poems and stories from the master of American Romanticism.

    S1E9: "Sonnet--To Science"

    S1E9: "Sonnet--To Science"

    On this episode of Poe|try Corner, Bruce reads one of four sonnets written by Edgar Allan Poe. This sonnet is a typical Romantic Era response to science.  Spoiler alert: Romantics distrusted science.

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    • 5 min
    S1E8: "The City in the Sea"

    S1E8: "The City in the Sea"

    On this episode of Poe|try Corner, Bruce reads a thoroughly gothic poem about a city from hell---the City in the Sea.  More information about Poe|try Corner can be found at: http://www.bellbookcamera.com

    • 7 min
    S1E7: "Dreams"

    S1E7: "Dreams"

    On this episode of Poe|try Corner, Bruce continues the theme of "dreams" by reading the very first poem Edgar Allan Poe published on the subject. Plus, he reads a bonus poem about dreams from Poe's idol, Lord Byron. #sharepoetry #shareliterature #sharepoe

    • 11 min
    S1E6: "A Dream Within a Dream"

    S1E6: "A Dream Within a Dream"

    Dreams were really important to Romantic artists. And Poe was no different. On this episode of Poe|try Corner, Bruce performs his favorite Poe poem about dreams: "A Dream Within a Dream."

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    #SharePoetry

    #SharePoe

    • 8 min
    S1E5: "The Tell-Tale Heart"

    S1E5: "The Tell-Tale Heart"

    On this episode, Bruce reads a classic Edgar Allan Poe short story from 1843, "The Tell-Tale Heart." 

    #sharepoe

    • 20 min
    S1E4: "Alone"

    S1E4: "Alone"

    On this episode of Poe|try Corner, we kick off National Poetry Month with not one, but two poems. First up, Bruce reads "Alone" by Edgar Allan Poe. He discusses the beauty of solitude in the eyes of Romantic artists. Then, as a bonus, he reads a poem from Lord Byron. #sharepoetry

    • 10 min

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