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Download Barbs from the Bard: Shakespearean Insults With Modern Translations and Notes Audiobook (Unabridged)

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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (13 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Stefan Rudnicki Narrator: Stephanie Beacham, Roger Rees, Susan Anspach, Jamie Farr, Robert Forster, Arte Johnson, Melissa Manchester. Publisher: Phoenix Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Ever miss a prime opportunity for a snappy comeback or a perfect putdown? We all have, kicking ourselves later when we think of what we could have said. The well-aimed insult was never in better shape than when Shakespeare mastered the art of defining dramatic conflict with rapier wit rather than swordplay. This audiobook is a collection of some of the most cutting jeers and outrageous affronts ever spoken and as such can be a fine resource for just those moments you don't want to let slip by without comment. It also provides the ultimate opportunity to access Shakespeare's world of words in an immediate and visceral. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Maggie | 12/20/2012

    " i have the audio on this book and it is great. love it. fast-paced though so that causes me to listen again ever so often which only pleases my soul. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Robert | 9/22/2012

    " An excellent collection of witty barbs and clever insults, drawn from Shakespeare's many plays and poems. Though you might not find yourself using the invectives in real life situations, the book itself is good for a lazy afternoon read. "

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