Robert Michael Oliver created and performed Embodying Poe, the one-man show from which Poe's Eureka is taken in 2011. Combined with "The Raven," "Ulalume," and "Silence: a Fable," Eureka: a prose poem (selections) concluded the piece. It has been called "a standing prayer" to Poe's quest for spiritual realization. Michael, who has developed an aesthetic based on the performance of literary forms, discusses his process below. "The process … Continue reading the story "Poe’s Eureka in Dialogue #3"
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Poe’s Eureka in Dialogue #2
Doug Fraser composes the music for Poe's Eureka. He also composed the music for the original stage play, Embodying Poe. On working with the music for that production, he wrote:
INSPIRATION FOR THE MUSIC"Eureka for me is Poe's speculation into the interrelationship between mind and universe. Poe draws connections that raise no contradiction with the most modern scientific thinking, yet his ideas flow effortlessly and … Continue reading the story "Poe’s Eureka in Dialogue #2"