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Actor René Auberjonois is reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
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Bevo reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Jan Allgood.
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KVUE News Anchor Olga Campos reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Pete Smith.
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Novelist and University of Texas at Austin Professor Oscar Casares reading Edgar Allan Poe.
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Two-time world boxing champion Jesus Chavez reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Pete Smith.
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Austin musician and actor Jesse Dayton reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
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Actor, director, and producer Robert De Niro reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Pete Smith.
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Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
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University of Texas at Austin Men's Athletics Director DeLoss Dodds reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Susan Sigmon.
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United States Congressman Lloyd Doggett reading Edgar Allan Poe.


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Actress Fionnula Flanagan is reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
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Novelist Alan Furst is reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
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University of Texas at Austin Baseball Coach Augie Garrido reads Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Jim Sigmon.
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University of Texas at Austin Women's Basketball Coach Gail Goestenkors reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Susan Sigmon.
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The Harry Ransom Center staff is reading Edgar Allan Poe.
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Harry Ransom Center undergraduate interns are reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
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Heisman Winner and NFL MVP Desmond Howard is reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
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City of Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Pete Smith.
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Musicians (left to right) Bruce Hughes, Jason Mraz, Carlos Sosa, and Fernando Castillo are reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Pete Smith.
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Texas Representative Elliott Naishtat reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
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University of Texas at Austin President William Powers reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Pete Smith.
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University of Texas at Austin English Professor Elizabeth Richmond-Garza reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Pete Smith.
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"Selected Shorts" host Isaiah Sheffer is reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
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Harry Ransom Center Director Thomas F. Staley reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Pete Smith.
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The Texas Rollergirls Texecutioners team is reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Pete Smith.
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright reading Edgar Allan Poe.
Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
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From Out that Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe


Poe Digital Collection

The digital collection incorporates images of all Poe manuscripts and letters at the Ransom Center with a selection of related archival materials.

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Visit the Poe Project to learn more about Poe and his work and to submit your own parodies and drawings.

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