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Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive

Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive

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Edgar Allan Poe has become a global icon of modern literature and a pop-culture brand. He is best known for his Gothic horror tales. Students explore the rich palette of Poe's evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to uncover the real story of the notorious author. This series is composed of segments from an episode of "American Masters."

Still image from: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (Gothic Tales)
Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive
Episode 1
2 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive ("The Tell-Tale Heart")
Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive
Episode 2
3 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (The Rise of Mass Media & Rules for a Short Story)
Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive
Episode 3
8 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (Lord Byron, Poe, and Poetry)
Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive
Episode 4
5 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (Biography and Falsehoods)
Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive
Episode 5
2 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12