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THE TORTURED GENIUS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE, a talk by Elliot Engel

when: Mar. 2, 2018

Event: Joel Lane Museum House presents: THE TORTURED GENIUS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE, a talk by Elliot Engel

Time: Friday, March 2, 2017, 7:00 pm

Location: Raleigh Moravian Church, 1816 Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607

Admission: $27.00 per person, general admission; Advanced purchase is strongly suggested.

Contact Information: tel: (919) 833-3431; email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Elliot Engel will speak on THE TORTURED GENIUS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE on Friday, March 2, 2017, at 7 pm at Raleigh Moravian Church, 1816 Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607. General admission tickets will be $27.00 per person. Advanced purchase is strongly recommended. To purchase tickets, call 919-833-3431 with your MasterCard or Visa, or mail a check payable to Joel Lane Museum House to P O Box 10884, Raleigh NC 27605, or visit Eventbrite.com. Your tickets will be held at will call. Tickets are non-refundable unless we must cancel the event. The doors will open at 6:30 pm.

Dr. Elliot Engel will examine the bizarre and turbulent life of Poe to uncover the roots of his unique genius. Using anecdotes, analysis, and large doses of humor, Professor Engel will bring to life this most remarkable of American authors who still captures the imagination of every middle and high school student who studies him.

Originally from Indianapolis, Indiana, Dr. Elliot Engel now lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he has taught at the University of North Carolina, North Carolina State University, and Duke University. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow at UCLA. While at UCLA he won that university’s Outstanding Teacher Award.

Dr. Engel has written ten books published in England, Japan, Turkey, and the United States. His mini-lecture series on Charles Dickens ran on PBS television stations around the country. His articles have appeared in numerous newspapers and national magazines including Newsweek. He has lectured throughout the United States and on all the continents including Antarctica. Four plays which he has written have been produced during the last ten years. In 2009, he was inducted into the Royal Society of Arts in England for his academic work and service in promoting Charles Dickens.


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