The director of Poe's Eureka is Dr. Yitna Firdyiwek, an educational technology specialist living in Charlottesville, Virginia. Recently, he shared his thoughts on the process of creating film, in a piece entitled: Poe (and) Teaching (and) Friends. A friend asked me how my "diversion" into the universe of Eureka and the world of Edgar Allan Poe was going … Continue reading the story "Poe’s Eureka in Dialogue #4"
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Poe’s Eureka in Dialogue #3
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"