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Extended Audio Sample Shakespeares Original Pronunciation: Speeches and Scenes Performed as Shakespeare Would Have Heard Them, by William Shakespeare
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (2 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: Ben Crystal, Philip Bird, Rebecca Pownell, Natalie Thomas, Benjamin O'Mahony, Matthew Mellalieu, Colin Hurley Publisher: British Library Publishing Format: Original Staging Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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How did Shakespeare sound to the audiences of his day? For the first time, this audio offers listeners the chance to hear England's greatest playwright performed by a company of actors using the pronunciation of his time.

Under the guidance of Ben Crystal, actor, author of Shakespeare on Toast, and an expert in original Shakespearian pronunciation, the company performs some of Shakespeare's best-known poems, solo speeches, and scenes from the plays. Hear new meanings uncovered, new jokes revealed, poetic effects enhanced. An essential purchase for every student and lover of Shakespeare.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jane Z. | 3/20/2013

    " I absolutely adore this recording. It's sent me on my current Shakespeare bender, from which I hope never to recover. "

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