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Stories from Shakespeare 2

Author: David TimsonJuliet StevensonAlex JenningsElaine ClaxtonOliver LeSueurAll authors
Publisher: Redhill, Surrey [UK] : NAXOS AudioBooks, Ltd., ℗2006.
Series: Classic literature with classical music.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Stories from Shakespeare's plays are retold for younger listeners, with extracts from the texts. Read by actors with Shakespearean experience, the selections come from the comedies, drama, and history plays. The complex plots are presented in a clear, entertaining, and informal style, while introducing the main characters in the context of their most famous lines.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: David Timson; Juliet Stevenson; Alex Jennings; Elaine Claxton; Oliver LeSueur; Cathy Sara; Benjamin Soames; Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd.
ISBN: 9626344091 9789626344095
OCLC Number: 86107583
Notes: Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Juliet Stevenson and Alex Jennings with Elaine Claxton, Oliver Le Sueur, Cathy Sara, Benjamin Soames, David Timson.
Description: 3 audio discs (218 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (20 pages ; 12 cm).
Contents: CD 1: As you like --
Julius Caesar --
The merchant of Venice (74 min.). CD 2: The taming of the shrew --
Richard II --
Henry IV part I (75 min.). CD 3: Henry IV part II --
The merry wives of Windsor (69 min.).
Series Title: Classic literature with classical music.
Other Titles: Stories from Shakespeare two
Responsibility: David Timson.

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Retells the stories from Shakespeare's plays. This volume 2 includes key plays such as "Julius Caesar", "The Merchant of Venice", and "Henry IV", all texts which regularly appear on the exam  Read more...

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