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The raven

Author: Lou Reed; Edgar Allan Poe
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Lou Reed has always explored life's extremes of darkness and light. It is no surprise, then, that he considers Edgar Allen Poe a spiritual forefather. In 2001, his musical POEtry - codirected by theater legend Robert Wilson - reimagined Poe's enigmatic work to mesmerizing effect. His subsequent studio adaptation, The Raven, has been hailed as one of his more daring and challenging albums to date. Here, accompanied
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Genre/Form: Librettos
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lou Reed; Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN: 0802117562 9780802117564
OCLC Number: 52070692
Notes: Libretto of a studio adaptation of the musical POEtry.
Description: 116 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Other Titles: Raven.
Responsibility: lyrics and text by Lou Reed ; with photographs by Julian Schnabel.
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"The Raven" includes Reed's distinctive takes on Poe's most celebrated works, as well as song lyrics written for the 2001 musical. "The Raven" is a fascinating meeting between a dark chronicler of  Read more...

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"[Reed] strides fearlessly through and beyond his known territories. ... He adds his own lines even to some of the best-known pieces, jolting the listener with an anachronism while adding a dimension Read more...

 
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