Discovering Great Plays

As Literature and as Philosophy
CD - unabridged
Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: DD38630
Released: Jul 10, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781538543580
Narrator/s: Robertson Dean
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Based on a series of lectures by Leonard Peikoff and edited by Marlene Trollope, Discovering Great Plays provides the ability to understand, judge, and savor the values offered by great drama. Listeners will discover plot-theme as the key to a play; see Antigone as a great heroine and Iago as the darkest villain in literature; learn about the Cornelian hero; see how Schiller's "Grand Inquisitor" scene is the most dramatic and philosophic in all of theater; and discover Shaw's brilliance in presenting the genius against society. Plays discussed include: Antigone by Sophocles; Othello by Shakespeare; Le Cid by Corneille; Don Carlos by Schiller; An Enemy of the People by Ibsen; Saint Joan by Shaw; Monna Vanna by Maeterlinck, and Cyrano de Bergerac by Rostand.

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Author(s): Leonard Peikoff
Narrator(s): Robertson Dean
Product Number Z100136976
Released: Aug 01, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781538543627

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