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A Dream Within a Dream

A Dream Within a Dream

by Edgar Allan Poe

A Dream Within a Dream Resources

Websites

Poe's Life's Story

See if you can spot any autobiographical elements from "A Dream Within a Dream" in this old biography of Poe written in 1941.

Theories of Poe's Death

Here's some great material for a gripping episode of Law and Order.

What a Character

Wow, there have been this many movies featuring Poe as a character?

More About Skepticism…

… than you ever wanted to know, courtesy of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Video

Henry Kissinger Reads Poe

Just kidding, but this deep-voiced dude reading the poem really does sound a lot like the old guy.

John Cusack Edgar Allan Poe?

Now there's a name for your firstborn. Here's the trailer for the 2012 film The Raven.

The Alan Parsons Project

Check out their song "A Dream Within a Dream."

Audio

"A Dream Within a Dream" Meets Electronica

"A Dream Within a Dream" by The Glitch Mob is downright dreamy.

Images

Looking Good, Edgar

And not totally unlike John Cusack, either.

See What We Mean?

Here's Mr. Cusack as Mr. Poe.

Prime Real Estate

Check out Poe's 1840's Bronx home (which has since been moved to a new location). Can you believe this place only cost a hundred bucks a year to rent?

Articles & Interviews

A Poebituary

Sorry, we couldn't resist the pun.

Books

It's All Right Here

The complete poems and stories of Edgar Allan Poe.

A 1992 Biography of Poe

If you're in the mood for some biographical material check this out.

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