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The winter's tale

Author: William Shakespeare; John Gielgud; Peggy Ashcroft
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Harper Audio, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Winter's Tale was one of the very last plays Shakespeare wrote. A moving romance whose themes are sin, forgiveness, death, rebirth, and the power of time and nature to heal all wounds. Based on a novella by Shakespeare's enemy and arch rival Robert Greene, "The winter's tale" introduces Perdita, perhaps the Bard's most richly symbolic character. At times tragic, at times humorous, but always entertaining and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Drama
Material Type: Document, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; John Gielgud; Peggy Ashcroft
OCLC Number: 64385617
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by: Sir John Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft and full cast.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 41368 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: William Shakespeare.

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The Winter's Tale was one of the very last plays Shakespeare wrote. A moving romance whose themes are sin, forgiveness, death, rebirth, and the power of time and nature to heal all wounds. Based on a novella by Shakespeare's enemy and arch rival Robert Greene, "The winter's tale" introduces Perdita, perhaps the Bard's most richly symbolic character. At times tragic, at times humorous, but always entertaining and instructive, "The winters tale" is a complex and rewarding work by the greatest dramatist of all time. A Shakespeare Society production. The complete play in four acts.

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