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An introduction to Shakespeare

Author: Dana GioiaJane AlexanderHarold BloomZooey DeschanelRafe EsquithAll authors
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : National Endowment for the Arts, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Dana Gioia; Jane Alexander; Harold Bloom; Zooey Deschanel; Rafe Esquith; Mel Gibson; Václav Havel; James Earl Jones; Alfred Molina; Gail Kern Paster; George T Wright; Chieu Xuan; Michael York; William Shakespeare; National Endowment for the Arts.; Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
OCLC Number: 76062067
Notes: Compact disc.
Resource to aid in teaching Shakespeare, containing performances of selections from his plays and sonnets and discussion of his works.
"Shakespeare in American Communities is a national theatre touring initiative sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, in cooperation with Arts Midwest"--Container.
Credits: Produced by Dan Stone.
Performer(s): Narrator, Dana Gioia; contributors, Jane Alexander, Harold Bloom, Zooey Deschanel, Rafe Esquith, Mel Gibson, Vaclav Havel, James Earl Jones, Alfred Molina, Gail Kern Paster, George T. Wright, Chieu Xuan, Michael York.
Description: 1 audio disc (approximately 50 min.) : digitial, cd audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Henry V --
Introduction for teachers --
King Lear --
Shakespeare in America --
Adaptations of Shakespeare --
Monologues from Macbeth, Henry IV, and Antony and Cleopatra --
Shakespeare's language --
Monologues from A midsummer night's dream and Othello --
Shakespeare's psychology --
Hamlet, and the possibilities of performance --
Teaching Shakespeare --
Shakespeare's universal appeal --
The sonnets, discussion and examples (#27, #18, #130, #94, #55) --
Shakespeare's life --
Romeo and Juliet, the balcony scene --
The tempest --
credits.
Other Titles: Shakespeare in American communities
Responsibility: National Endowment for the Arts.

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