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Visitations: Edgar Allan Poe and Mark Twain at Wave Hill

with Thomas Devaney & Carol Muske-Dukes

Oct 7, 2007 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Wave Hill House

Revisit the works of two formative Victorian voices and tour one of New York City’s magnificent 19th century estates, Wave Hill, which once played host to the likes of Charles Darwin and Queen Victoria.

1:00-1:30pm: Thomas Devaney shares selections from Poe’s penumbral verse and offers highlights from the popular “Empty House” tour at the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site.

3:00-3:30pm: Carol Muske-Dukes reveals how the linguistic legacy of Samuel Langhorne Clemens inspired her acclaimed new novel, Channeling Mark Twain, and reads selections from his little-known poetical works.

Location Wave Hill West 249th St. and Independence Ave., Bronx NY Sponsored By Poets House, Co-sponsored by Wave Hill


Oct 7, 2007
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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