Department of English

Lucien Douglas performs "The Tell-Tale Heart"

Thu, October 15, 2009 | Harry Ransom Center

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lucien Douglas, professor of theatre and dance at the University of Texas at Austin, performs "The Tell-Tale Heart" and other selections from Edgar Allan Poe.

Douglas brings Poe's biography and work to life. In a performance incorporating Poe's letters, incidents from his life and his poetry and short stories, Douglas explores the depths of Poe's suffering and his longing for perfect love.

Seating is free, but limited. This program will be Web cast live at

This program is held in conjunction with the Ransom Center's exhibition "From Out That Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe."

This event is made possible by The Big Read, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest.

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