Follow the tragic rise and fall of Macbeth, whose boundless ambition, fueled by witches´ prophesies, traps him and Lady Macbeth in a web of political intrigue, madness, and murder. This study aid offers a detailed narrative guide to ´´The Scottish Play,´´ dramatic readings, critical analysis, and an introduction to Shakespeare´s London. Author Mark Breitenberg, Ph.D, is a teacher of literature and critical theory at Swarthmore College, specializing in Shakespeare and Renaissance culture. Narrator Roger Rees is an associate artist with the Royal Shakespeare Company. This guide is part of the A+ AUDIO series from Time Warner, an innovative set of study materials that will help you to better understand, appreciate, and enjoy great works of literature. Look for other A+ titles from Audible in the Education section of Personal Development. Language: English. Narrator: Roger Rees. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/time/000035de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Here, in all 154 of Shakespeare´s immortal sonnets, addressed to a friend about the woman he loves and to his muse. We discover the promise of youth, the ecstasy of love, and the devastation of loss. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Flo Gibson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbk/000150de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Shakespeare´s Sonnets are as important and vital today as they were when first published four hundred years ago. All 154 sonnets are read by an all-star cast including Simon Callow, Kim Cattrall, Oliver Ford Davies, Stephen Fry, Sir Andrew Motion, Sian Philips, Diana Quick, Jemma Redgrave, Simon Russell Beale, Fiona Shaw, Sir Patrick Stewart, David Tennant and Dominic West. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/cnon/000142de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Originally produced for Chicago Theatres on the Air, Shakespeare´s Greatest Hits contains some of the most memorable scenes from the Bard´s most profound works: Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, As You Like It, Othello, and many more.It was performed by Chicago´s Shakespeare Repertory, including Amy Irving and Kevin Gudhal, in 1993. Language: English. Narrator: Amy Irving, Susan Hart, Peter Aylward, Johnny Lee Davenport, Henry Godinez, Kevin Gudahl, Linda Kimbrough. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/latw/000191de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Pericles is the Prince of Tyre but is forced to leave the city due to the atrocities that the wicked Emperor of Greece threatens to bestow should he stay. His courage, wisdom and goodness are recognized wherever he goes so much so that he marries the Queen of Pentapolis who bears him a child at sea, for he is forced to return to Tyre to pacify its citizens who are clamouring for his return as their ruler following the death of the wicked Emperor of Greece. He believes his Queen to have died in childbirth and has to trust the upbringing of this newly born daughter, Marina, with the good rulers of Tarsus, as on board ship is no place for an infant. Pericles was grief stricken at the loss of his wife and child and could hardly eat or speak but the twists of fate had a better outcome for him. Although not one of the best known of Shakespeare´s histories it has all his trademarks and with a strong reading by the warm rousing voice of Tim Graham, means this audio shouldn´t be ignored. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Tim Graham. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/copy/000120de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Macbeth, a general of the army of Duncan, King of Scotland, rises through the ranks after victory over the rebel MacDonald. Inspired by three witches´ prediction that he would become king, he and his wife murder Duncan, and he becomes King of Scotland himself. The heir, Malcolm, flees to England, where he is joined by Macduff, the loyal Thane of Fife. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Gideon Wagner. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/copy/000097de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Great American Bathroom Book is making it easier than ever to comprehend the complete works of William Shakespeare with its captivating Shakespeare edition! Discover all the who´s, what´s, and wherefore art thou Romeos of Shakespeare´s prodigious catalog of timeless masterpieces all from the luxury of your porcelain throne! From his comedic masterpieces like The Taming of the Shrew and A Midsummer Night´s Dream to his poignant tragedies like Hamlet and Macbeth, this comprehensive collection will allow you to savor the majestic writing style of one of the greatest wordsmiths of the English language. Along with the in-depth summaries and insightful commentary on some of the greatest literary achievements known to man, the Shakespeare edition of The Great American Bathroom Book also includes a collection of quotes known as the ´´Wit and Wisdom of Shakespeare,´´ a taste of Shakespeare´s sonnets, and an innovative section that allows you to use the genius of Shakespeare to craft the perfect insult! What more could you possibly ask for, you ´´Beetle-headed, slovenly old goat´´?!Ignoring the opportunity to own a comprehensive guide to one of the world´s most creative literary minds would be an Elizabethan tragedy of modern proportions. Elevating your intellect to become a Shakespeare connoisseur has never been easier or this much fun with The Great American Bathroom Book Shakespeare edition!PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio. Language: English. Narrator: Compact Classics. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/020282de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Celebrated actress Dame Edith Evans selects and reads a collection of Shakespeare´s greatest sonnets. Language: English. Narrator: Dame Edith Evans. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/slnd/000179de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Here, a simplified version of Shakespeare´s Timon of Athens is presented for your entertainment. Listeners are free to enjoy the all the action and drama that the Bard intended, without getting bogged down with complex dialogue and difficult language. Free of original text, this production is suitable for all listeners, including children. Language: English. Narrator: Richard Mitchley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/copy/000348de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Hamlet is renowned for classic lines and perceptive characterisation. It is often cited as Shakespeare´s greatest play and of course as a tragedy of ghostly proportions. Equally compelling is the actual story, which as told here makes a cracking good listen. Language: English. Narrator: Brian Holland Rose. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/copy/000082de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.