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Lichtenstein leading discussion of Edgar Allan Poe at Beloit Public Library Wed. night

May 19, 2011

On Wednesday, May 25, from 7-8:30 p.m., the Beloit Public Library will host a discussion of works by Edgar Allan Poe. Diane Lichtenstein, professor of english at Beloit College, will lead the discussion. The discussion is part of a series on Poe across Rock, Walworth and Jefferson counties funded by a Big Read grant.

Lichtenstein regularly teaches American literature courses which include Poe's poems and stories. Short stories and poems to be discussed include: "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Cask of Amontillado,” "The Masque of the Red Death," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Raven," "The Bells," "Annabel Lee," and "Alone."

Gear up for the discussion by listening to Poe read "The Raven" online.