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Drama History & Criticism

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    Alt om Londons litteratur - del 1

    Unabridged

    44 min

    I første afsnit af serien "Alt om Londons Litteratur " inviteres du til sammen med Lise Lotte Frederiksen at træde ind i William Shakespeares verdensberømte og udødelige universer. Med stort vid og fortællerglæde skildrer Frederiksen Shakespeares tid og hans London, samtidig med at komme helt tæt på hans humoristiske, alvorlige og storslåede dramaer. Således væves viden om samtid og værk sammen i ... Read more

    $6.21 AUD

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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

    $35.87 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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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

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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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

    $2.19 AUD

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    Telling Tales

    by Alan Bennett ...
    Narrated by Alan Bennett ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 11 min

    Following on from the phenomenal success of Writing Home, Alan Bennett reminisces about his early years from his schooldays to undergraduate life at Oxford University. It was an ordinary childhood - growing up in Leeds taught Alan early on that 'life is generally something that happens elsewhere'. Yet the children who long for German bombs to lend their city some wartime glamour; the working class ... Read more

    $11.36 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Alan Bennett Untold Stories

    Part 3: Written On The Body

    by Alan Bennett ...
    Narrated by Alan Bennett, Alan Bennett ...

    Abridged

    2 hours 28 min

    'Untold Stories', Alan Bennett's first major collection of prose since his bestselling 'Writing Home', brings together the finest and funniest of his writing over the last ten years. Following on from 'Untold Stories: Part 1: Stories' and 'Part 2: The Diaries', 'Part 3: Written on the Body' is both a reflection on Alan Bennett's childhood and schooldays and a meditation on writing. 'Written on the ... Read more

    $11.36 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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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

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Falstaff

    Give Me Life

    by Harold Bloom ...
    Narrated by Simon Vance ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 55 min

    Falstaff is both a comic and tragic central protagonist in Shakespeare's three Henry plays: Henry IV, Parts One and Two, and Henry V. He is companion to Prince Hal (the future Henry V), who loves him, goads, him, teases him, indulges his vast appetites, and commits all sorts of mischief with him-some innocent, some cruel. Falstaff can be lewd, funny, careless of others, a bad creditor, an ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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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

    $16.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Iago

    The Strategies of Evil

    by Harold Bloom ...
    Narrated by Simon Vance ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 3 min

    In all of literature, few antagonists have displayed the ruthless cunning and unscrupulous deceit of Iago, the antagonist to Othello. Often described as Machiavellian, Iago is a fascinating psychological specimen: at once a shrewd expert of the human mind and yet, himself a deeply troubled man. One of Shakespeare's most provocative and culturally relevant plays, Othello is widely studied for its ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

    Unabridged

    1 hour 37 min

    The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as Doctor Faustus, is an Elizabethan tragedy by Christopher Marlowe, based on German stories about the title character Faust, that was first performed sometime between 1588 and Marlowe's death in 1593. Two different versions of the play were published in the Jacobean era, several years later. One of the most ... Read more

    $16.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lear

    The Great Image of Authority

    by Harold Bloom ...
    Narrated by Simon Vance ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 28 min

    King Lear is perhaps the most poignant character in literature. The aged, abused monarch is at once the consummate figure of authority and the classic example of the fall from majesty. He is widely agreed to be William Shakespeare's most moving, tragic hero. Award-winning writer and beloved professor Harold Bloom writes about Lear with wisdom, joy, exuberance, and compassion. He also explores his ... Read more

    $16.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lenny Henry's What's So Great About...?

    And 4 other BBC documentaries

    by Lenny Henry ...
    Narrated by Lenny Henry ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 50 min

    A collection of BBC radio shows presented by comedian and actor Lenny Henry.Stand-up comedian, actor, writer, singer, TV presenter: Lenny Henry is a multi-talented Renaissance man with a wide range of interests. But there are a few things (and people) he just doesn't get, despite their iconic status - and in ***What's So Great About...?***, he explores them to find out what makes them so appealing ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cleopatra

    I Am Fire and Air

    by Harold Bloom ...
    Narrated by Simon Vance ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 6 min

    Cleopatra is one of the most famous women in history-and thanks to Shakespeare, one of the most intriguing personalities in literature. She is the lover of Marc Antony, defender of Egypt, and, perhaps most enduringly, a champion of life. Cleopatra is supremely vexing, tragic, and complex. She has fascinated readers and audiences for centuries and has been played by the greatest actresses of their ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Las alegres esposas de Windsor - Dramatizado

    Unabridged

    44 min

    Al llegar a Windsor, John Falstaff se encuentra escaso de fondos. Es por ello que decide cortejar, escribiendo dos cartas idénticas, a dos mujeres casadas, la señora Ford y la señora Page, para mejorar su situación económica. Así comienza esta historia de disparates, llena de ingeniosos personajes, como los criados Pistol y Nym, y divertidas confusiones y juegos de palabras, que lo entretendrán de ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

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    La tempestad - Dramatizado

    Unabridged

    37 min

    Próspero, duque de Milán y un gran mago, fue traicionado por su hermano Antonio, y tras un complot, destituido de su cargo y desterrado, junto con su hija Miranda, a una extraña isla habitada por Ariel, un espíritu del aire, y un monstruo llamado Calibán. Con el objetivo de vengarse de esta traición y así, poder volver a Milán, Próspero trae, por medio de encantamientos, a sus hermanos a la isla y ... Read more

    $2.19 AUD

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    Alan Bennett Untold Stories

    Part 1: Stories

    by Alan Bennett ...
    Narrated by Alan Bennett, Alan Bennett ...

    Abridged

    2 hours 32 min

    'Untold Stories', Alan Bennett's first major collection of prose since his bestselling 'Writing Home', brings together the finest and funniest of his writing over the last ten years. Two recordings feature selected material from 'Untold Stories': 'Part 1: Stories' contains the title piece, and 'Part 2: The Diaries' covers Alan Bennett's much-celebrated diaries for 1997 to 2004. 'Part 1: Stories': ... Read more

    $11.36 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Alt om Virginia Woolf - del 4

    series Alt om Virginia Woolf #4

    Unabridged

    40 min

    I fjerde og sidste afsnit vender Lise Lotte Frederiksen igen tilbage til at beskrive Virginia Woolfs liv, hendes relationer, hendes selvmord og ikke mindst hendes eftermæle.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

    $4.07 AUD

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    Meine letzte Woche mit Dad

    Narrated by Martin Müntzer ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 3 min

    Als der Polizist Tom Gruber seinen entführten Sohn Paul befreien will , wird er erschossen . Paul ist sehr traurig das sein Vater tot ist und wünscht sich nichts sehnlicher als das dieser wieder bei ihm wäre . Daraufhin kehrt Tom als Geist auf die Erde zurück um 7 letzte Tage mit seinem Sohn zu verbringen bevor sie für immer Abschied nehmen müssen voneinander . Doch dann nimmt das Schicksal eine ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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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

    $11.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Otelo - Dramatizado

    Unabridged

    51 min

    Con Otelo, Shakespeare nos da una tragedia de venganza y traición, una historia de celos y amor, y un cuento de racismo y maldad. La escena es Venecia en el siglo XVl: El moro Otelo es un general en la guardia Veneciana, Yago es su alférez envidioso. Otelo también tiene un enemigo en Brabantio el padre de la esposa de Otelo, Desdémona, quien acusa a Otelo de haber raptado a su hija. Al mismo ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Eating of the Gods

    An Interpretation of Greek Tragedy

    Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 54 min

    In The Eating of theGods the distinguished Polish critic Jan Kott reexamines Greek tragedy fromthe modern perspective. As in his earlier acclaimed Shakespeare, OurContemporary, Kottprovides startling insights and intuitive leaps which link our world to that ofthe ancient Greeks. The title refers to the Bacchae of Euripides, thattragedy of lust, revenge, murder, and “the joy of eating raw flesh” ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Alt om Virginia Woolf - del 1

    series Alt om Virginia Woolf #1

    Unabridged

    45 min

    I det første afsnit introduceres først vi til den verden, Virginia Woolf voksede op i, og herefter guider Lise Lotte Frederiksen kyndigt lytteren igennem Woolf’s store roman ‘Mrs. Dalloway’. 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 ... Read more

    $6.21 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

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial