Thursday, January 29, 2009
On this day in 1845, "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe was published in the New York Evening Mirror.
You can read it online at The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Raven, with illustrations by Gustave Doré.
You can hear Garrison Keillor's (A Prairie Home Companion) rendition by clicking here (RealAudio).
Here's a reading by Vincent Price:
And one by Christopher Walkin:
This video showcases "The Raven", a tune from Tales of Mystery and Imagination, The Alan Parsons Project CD that covers the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
The Simpson's even paid tribute (audio clip):