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Drama History & Criticism Audiobooks

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    Shakespeare’s Book: The Intertwined Lives Behind the First Folio

    Narrated by Philip Pope ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 44 min

    ‘A lively picture of multiple operators scrambling to steal a march on the competition . . . Lavishly detailed’FINANCIAL TIMES‘This is Shakespearean scholarship at its best, brilliantly researched yet compulsively readable. It's a book for our times, enduringly fascinating and appealing to both enthusiasts and the general reader. Highly recommended!’ ALISON WEIRFINANCIAL TIMES BOOK OF THE SUMMER ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Derfor Shakespeare

    En introduktion

    by Niels Brunse ...
    Narrated by Flemming Enevold ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 25 min

    William Shakespeare (1564-1616) kaldes verdens største dramatiker, og forfatterskabets indflydelse på verdenslitteraturen er kolossal. Men hvem var Shakespeare, hvilket samfund levede han i, og ikke mindst: Hvori ligger hans geni, hvad skrev han, og hvorfor er han evigt aktuel? I sin engagerede, almene introduktion beskriver Niels Brunse Shakespeares liv og værk. ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    Alt om Virginia Woolf - del 2

    Series Audiobook 2 - Alt om Virginia Woolf

    Unabridged

    44 min

    I det andet afsnit handler det om den eksperimenterede roman ‘To the Lighthouse’ (1927), som på dansk hedder ’Til fyret’. Den delvist selvbiografiske roman regnes for at være en af Woolf’s absolutte hovedværker. Her kan du høre Lise Lotte Frederiksens indsigtsfulde udlægning og fortælling derom. I denne podcast fortæller Lise Lotte Frederiksen med sin velkendte nerve og sans for detaljer om ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

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    Macbeth - Dramatizado

    Unabridged

    39 min

    "¡Salud a ti, Macbeth! ¡Salud, barón de Cáudor! ¡Salud a ti, Macbeth! ¡Serás un día rey!" Lo saludan las tres brujas llamadas Hermanas Fatídicas. Sólo entonces, tras oir la profecía, Macbeth comienza a desear el trono. Cuando se cumple la primera predicción y el rey Duncan lo nombra barón de Cáudor, las dudas, la ambición y la obsesión se apoderan de Macbeth y de su codiciosa esposa, decidiendo ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    George Bernard Shaw

    A Very Short Introduction

    Narrated by Roger Clark ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 41 min

    George Bernard Shaw has been called the second greatest playwright in English (after William Shakespeare) and one of the inventors of modern celebrity as the most famous public intellectual of his time. Beginning in the 1880s, as a critic and as a playwright, he transformed British drama, bringing to it intellectual substance, ethical imperatives, and modernity itself, setting the theatrical ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Alt om Virginia Woolf - del 3

    Series Audiobook 3 - Alt om Virginia Woolf

    Unabridged

    44 min

    I det tredje afsnit sætter Lise Lotte Frederiksen fokus på Woolfs essays, heriblandt ‘A room of one’s own’ (‘Eget værelse’) og det senere hen berømte teaterstykke ‘Orlando’. I denne podcast fortæller Lise Lotte Frederiksen med sin velkendte nerve og sans for detaljer om Virginia Woolf - den måske største moderne kvindelige forfatter. Woolf er anerkendt for at være forud for sin tid i både indhold ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

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    Agatha Christie: First Lady of Crime

    Narrated by Hugh Fraser, Sophie Roberts ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 10 min

    Includes a new introduction from Sophie Hannah, bestselling author of THE MONOGRAM MURDERS and HAVEN'T THEY GROWNAgatha Christie was not only the biggest selling writer of detective stories the world has ever known, she was also a mystery in herself, giving only the rarest interviews, declining absolutely to become any sort of public figure, and a mystery too in the manner in which she achieved ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Here for the Drama

    The best sizzling and laugh-out-loud romance of 2022 - TIKTOK made me buy it

    by Kate Bromley ...
    Narrated by Norma Butikofer ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 20 min

    She came for a job. What she'll get is the performance of a lifetime.Aspiring playwright Winnie D'Angelo has spent the past seven years waiting in the wings, working as a personal assistant to celebrated, feminist playwright, Juliette Brassard. But when an experimental theatre company in London, England decides to stage Juliette's most renowned play, accompanying her mentor across the pond could ... Read more

    $83.99 AUD

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    Shyama Perera - A Collection

    by Shyama Perera ...
    Narrated by Shyama Perera ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 1 min

    Shyama Perera – A collection. Shyama Perara is a writer and journalist who writes clearly, succinctly and passionately on a number of issues as well as being a much admired novelist. In this collection she turns her knowing eye and insightful mind to British Theatre and the recent plays that come before audiences from the larges of west end theatres to the smallest of pop up theatres. It’s a treat ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Risk Theatre Model of Tragedy, The

    Gambling, Drama, and the Unexpected

    by Edwin Wong ...
    Narrated by Greg Patmore ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 18 min

    WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT, BIRNAM WOOD COMES TO DUNSINANE HILLThe Risk Theatre Model of Tragedy presents a profoundly original theory of drama that speaks to modern audiences living in an increasingly volatile world driven by artificial intelligence, gene editing, globalization, and mutual assured destruction ideologies. Tragedy, according to risk theatre, puts us face to face with the unexpected ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    El Siglo de Oro: El Teatro

    Narrated by Lecube, G; Rivera, F. ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 48 min

    Selections, bios of well-known plays by Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina and Calderón de la Barca (e.g. "Life is a Dream") ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Much Ado About Nothing

    Narrated by Matt Montanez ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 18 min

    Much Ado About Nothing is generally considered one of Shakespeare's best comedies, because it combines elements of robust hilarity with more serious meditations on honor, shame, and court politics.The play includes two quite different stories of romantic love. Hero and Claudio fall in love almost at first sight, but an outsider, Don John, strikes out at their happiness. Beatrice and Benedick are ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Taming of the Shrew

    Unabridged

    1 hour 59 min

    The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1594. It was published in 1623The play begins with a framing device, often referred to as the Induction, in which a drunken tinker named Sly is tricked into thinking he is a nobleman by a mischievous Lord. The Lord has a play performed for Sly's amusement, set in Padua with a primary and sub ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    El jardin devastado (The Devastated Garden)

    by Jorge Volpi ...
    Narrated by Alfredo Huereca ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 15 min

    "Uno tras otro, alli, a la intemperie. Docenas.Mutilados, exhibidos. Sin sepultura. Una imagen que Laila solo ha visto en las peliculas. Ideal para un premio de fotoperiodismo." El infierno se desata en Irak tras la invasion y una mujer busca entre los muertos a su amor. Bagdad es un cadaver cuyos trozos se disputan las aves de rapina y ella desafiante se enfrenta a cientos de almas sin fe y sin ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

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    Alle tiders Emma Gad

    by Mette Winge ...
    Narrated by Ann-Britt Mathiesen ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 26 min

    Historien om Emma Gad er langt mere end fortællingen om kvinden bag den berømte bog "Takt og Tone". Det er et indblik i det bedre borgerskabs liv og uskrevne regler omkring århundredeskiftet og en kvindelig forfatters behændige færden i det.Emma Gad var ikke blot kendt for sine talrige skuespil og andre skriverier, men også for sit frisind, tolerance og åbenhed. Mette Winges biografi vækker den ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

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    The Playbook

    A Story of Theatre, Democracy and the Making of a Culture War

    Narrated by Tbc ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 33 min

    1935. As part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's progressive New Deal, the Work Progress Administration is created to support unemployed workers, including writers, artists, musicians and actors. The Federal Theatre Project, a major part of that programme, begins to stage critically acclaimed, subsidised and groundbreaking productions across America, including Orson Welles's directorial debut, a ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD

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    Poetics

    Unabridged

    1 hour 50 min

    Delve into the timeless principles of storytelling and drama with "Poetics" by Aristotle, now available as a captivating audiobook. In this seminal work, Aristotle explores the fundamentals of literature, offering invaluable insights into the art of crafting compelling narratives and engaging characters.Listeners will be enthralled by Aristotle's analysis of tragedy, comedy, and epic poetry, as he ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

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    The Taming Of The Shrew (Argo Classics)

    Series series Argo Classics

    Unabridged

    2 hours 7 min

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic prose and verse read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly remastered stories are now available to download for the first time.‘My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break.’Bianca is ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    Barselstuen og tre andre komedier

    Unabridged

    4 hours 1 min

    Holberg-ekspert F.J. Billeskov Jansen kommer her med sin udlægning af Ludvig Holbergs komedier: Barselstuen; Jacob van Tyboe eller Den stortalende soldat; Ulysses von Ithacia eller En tydsk comoedie og Jule-stue. Via sin indledning og gennem noter videreformidler han på grundigste og oplysende vis Holbergs litterære kunst. Barselstuen ; Jacob van Tyboe eller Den stortalende soldat ; Ulysses von ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

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    Charla sobre el teatro: narrado por Pep Tosar

    Conferencia

    Narrated by Pep Tosar ...

    Unabridged

    10 min

    En esta Charla sobre el teatro, el poeta expone su visión crítica sobre la tendencia del teatro de su época.Lorca era ya un dramaturgo conocido en todo el mundo en el momento de escribir esta breve conferencia. Había cultivado un teatro que aún hoy nos sigue pareciendo vanguardista, con piezas como El público o La comedia sin título y sus conocidos dramas rurales, en los que combina la prosa con ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Shakespeare, Our Contemporary

    Unabridged

    11 hours 1 min

    Shakespeare, Our Contemporary is a provocative, original study of the major plays of Shakespeare. More than that, it is one of the few critical works to have strongly influenced theatrical productions.Peter Brook and Charles Marowitz are among the many directors who have acknowledged their debt to Jan Kott, finding in his analogies between Shakespearean situations and those in modern life and ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    Discovering Great Plays

    As Literature and as Philosophy

    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 50 min

    Based on a series of lectures by Leonard Peikoff and edited by Marlene Trollope, Discovering Great Plays provides the ability to understand, judge, and savor the values offered by great drama. Listeners will discover plot-theme as the key to a play; see Antigone as a great heroine and Iago as the darkest villain in literature; learn about the Cornelian hero; see how Schiller’s “Grand Inquisitor” ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Wuthering Heights

    by Emily Brontë ...
    Narrated by Johan F Girado ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 12 min

    Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights has been called the most beautiful, most profoundly violent love story of all time. This is the story of the all-encompassing and passionate, yet thwarted, love between Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw. The story concludes by showing how this unresolved love eventually destroys both lovers and many around them.This story is considered a classic in the English ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Radical Vision

    A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry

    Narrated by Lisa Reneé Pitts ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 36 min

    In this first scholarly biography of Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965), the author of A Raisin in the Sun, theater professor Soyica Diggs Colbert considers the playwright's life at the intersection of art and politics, with the theater operating as a "rehearsal room for [her] political and intellectual work." Colbert argues that the success of Raisin overshadows Hansberry's other contributions, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD