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Audiobooks by William Shakespeare

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Tales from Shakespeare Audiobook

Tales from Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: Geoffrey Giuliano & Company Release Date: August 2019

Another great audiobook classic from the world's most prolific and prestigious new company, Icon Audio Arts. Presented by actor author Geoffrey Giuliano, here is an exciting 'listen while you learn' audio production which promises to entertain, enlighten and enliven the listener. Icon productions offer a daring, fresh perspective on the hundreds of perennial favorite tales which have inspired generations and imbued a deep love of literature and art in millions over time. Welcome to the wonderful, unparalleled world of Icon Audio Arts.

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Mark Redfield Storyteller Audiobook

Mark Redfield Storyteller

Mark Redfield performs and eclectic mix of story excerpts, poems and favorite readings of some of his favorite British and American storytellers. CREDITS: Narrator: Mark Redfield. Audio engineers: Bill Dickson and Jennifer Rouse. Original Music by Bill Dickson and Jennifer Rouse. Recorded at Drat Productions and Seven Elms Studio, Baltimore. Album photography: Tami Hamalian. 

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Othello Audiobook

Othello

Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: A Full Cast Release Date: May 2019

PASSIONATE LOVE IN A PREJUDICED WORLD In Shakespeare's most intimate tragedy, director Bill Rauch explores racism, religious bias, xenophobia, and the more disturbing aspects of relationships in the context of our society's ongoing struggle with polarizing differences. Consumed by their bigotry, those who praised the Moorish general Othello's military successes now reject his marriage to Desdemona. The newlyweds are determined to overcome all obstacles, but Othello's assignment in an exotic new location draws them into the web of his lieutenant Iago, whose resentment and demons know no bounds.

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Shakespeare's Sonnets, Retold: Classic Love Poems with a Modern Twist Audiobook

Shakespeare's Sonnets, Retold: Classic Love Poems with a Modern Twist

Author: James Anthony, William Shakespeare Narrator: James Anthony, Paapa Essiedu, Stephen Fry Release Date: November 2018

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets, Retold by William Shakespeare and James Anthony, with a foreword by Stephen Fry. Read by Stephen Fry, Paapa Essiedu and the author. 'James Anthony has done something I would have confidently stated to be impossible. He has 'translated' Shakespeare's sonnets and he has done so with an insolent, loveable charm ... A dazzling success' - Stephen Fry Rediscover the greatest love poetry ever written Shall I compare you to a summer's day? You're more delightful, always shining strong; High winds blow hard on flowering buds in May, And summer never seems to last that long... Shakespeare's sonnets are some of the nation's favourite lines of verse, but the Elizabethan language can make it difficult to really understand them. Many guides offer to clarify the meaning, but lose the magic of the words by explaining them away. James Anthony has done something boldly different. He has rewritten the whole series of poems as sonnets using modern language, while retaining the rhythm and rhyme patterns that gives them such power. In doing so he breathes new life into the original poems and opens them up for a modern readership, demystifying Shakespeare's eternal poetry with provocative new translations and delightful new lines. With the original sonnets read by Stephen Fry, and the modern translations read by Paapa Essiedu, this is a stunning collection of beautiful love poems, made new.

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The Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

The Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

Bassanio, a young Venetian of noble rank, wishes to woo the beautiful and wealthy heiress Portia of Belmont. Having squandered his estate, he needs 3,000 ducats to subsidise his expenditures as a suitor. Bassanio approaches his friend Antonio, a wealthy merchant of Venice who has previously and repeatedly bailed him out. This edition of ' The Merchant of Venice' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous drama, narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's work. Read in English, unabridged.

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Othello (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Othello (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

The story revolves around its two central characters: Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army and his unfaithful ensign, Iago. This is one of the most prolific Shakespeare works featuring themes of passion, jealousy, love, betrayal, revenge and repentance. This edition of 'Othello' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous drama, narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's work. Read in English, unabridged.

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Measure for Measure (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Measure for Measure (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

Justice, mortality, mercy in Vienna, dichotomy between corruption and purity. Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall. Mercy and virtue prevail, as the play does not end tragically, with virtues such as compassion and forgiveness being exercised at the end of the production. This edition of 'Measure for Measure' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous drama, narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's work. Read in English, unabridged.

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Shakespeare Tales of Revenge (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Shakespeare Tales of Revenge (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

This collection of Shakespeare tales focuses on themes of revenge, opening with 'Hamlet', the greatest revenge play of all time, one of the finest examples of revenge that a young man plans for the murder of his father. This collection of Shakespeare adaptations also includes 'Macbeth', and 'The Merchant of Venice' stories, each offering unique perspective on psychology of revenge. Read in English, unabridged.

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Shakespeare Tales of Humour and Wit (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Shakespeare Tales of Humour and Wit (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

In Shakespeare plays the tragic and the comic often fade into each other turning into harmonious blending of these two elements. Shakespeare takes a special delight in employment of such harmonies. His tragedies never fail of having their comic interludes and his comedies often have a serious undertone. Still, the comic is not the tragic, and in this collection we offer some of the more humorous and witty tales from Shakespeare. The following Shakespeare adaptations are included here: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', 'As You Like It', 'Measure for Measure'. Read in English, unabridged.

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The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

Petruchio tames Katherina, an unwilling participant in the relationship, with various psychological torments, such as keeping her from eating and drinking, until she becomes a desirable, compliant, and obedient bride. This edition of 'The Taming of the Shrew' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous drama, narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's work. Read in English, unabridged.

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Timon of Athens (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

Timon of Athens (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

In the beginning, Timon is a wealthy and generous Athenian gentleman. He hosts a large banquet, attended by nearly all the main characters. Timon gives away money wastefully, and everyone wants to please him to get more, except for Apemantus, a churlish philosopher whose cynicism Timon cannot yet appreciate. This edition of 'Timon of Athens' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous drama, narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's work. Read in English, unabridged.

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The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Shakespeare Stories) Audiobook

The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Shakespeare Stories)

Author: Edith Nesbit, William Shakespeare Narrator: Josh Verbae Release Date: November 2018

Valentine is preparing to leave Verona for Milan so as to broaden his horizons. He begs his best friend, Proteus, to come with him, but Proteus is in love with Julia, and refuses to leave. The play deals with the themes of friendship and infidelity, the conflict between friendship and love, and the foolish behaviour of people in love. This edition of 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous drama, narrated in plain modern English, capturing the very essence and key elements of the original Shakespeare's work. Read in English, unabdridged.

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