Morbid Curiosities & Mabbott Poe

Morbid Curiosities & Mabbott Poe
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
University of Iowa Main Library
125 West Washington Street, Iowa City, IA 52242
Main Library Gallery
Sara Pinkham

Special Collections & Archives is home to the Thomas Ollive Mabbott Papers, an intriguing collection of materials compiled by Mabbott, who was editor of the Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe. The papers include sources and inspirations for Poe’s work, first printings, and more. See select items up close before meeting the master of Gothic horror himself, portrayed by storyteller Darrin Crow, in Morbid Curiosities – An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe. The 80-minute performance begins at 7 p.m. and features some of Poe’s most beloved stories and poetry, including “The Masque of the Red Death,” “The Raven,” and “The Tell-Tale Heart.”

Morbid Curiosities & Mabbott Poe
Monday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library Gallery, University of Iowa Libraries
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Presented by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections & Archives and the Main Library Gallery in partnership with the Iowa City Book Festival.

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