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Drama & Poetry

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    • Veinte poemas de amor y una canción desesperada [Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair]

    • By: Pablo Neruda
    • Narrated by: Julio César Luna
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 29

    Una de las obras más célebres del poeta Pablo Neruda."Me gusta cuando callas porque estás como ausente. Distante y dolorosa como si hubieras muerto. Una palabra entonces"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Voz 💙

    • By Jose Pablo Vargas on 11-08-17

    Regular price: $10.39

    • Trifles

    • By: Susan Glaspell
    • Narrated by: Jeanie Hackett, Amy Madigan, Sam McMurray, and others
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Written by Susan Glaspell in 1916, Trifles is a one-act play about a woman accused of strangling her husband....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Performance

    • By fabiola on 11-27-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Henry V

    • Shakespeare Appreciated: (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Mike Reeves, Phil Viner
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Peter Lindford, Terrence Hardiman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Experience Henry V as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the Shakespeare Appreciated series is outstanding

    • By Drizzella MO on 06-28-12

    Regular price: $18.07

    • The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

    • By: Christopher Marlowe
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    Christopher Marlowe's play about a man who sells his soul to the devil is not only one of the first of many works to explore this theme but also one of the most startling....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Put none before me...

    • By Traci on 03-27-17

    Regular price: $8.55

    • Pygmalion

    • A Brand New BBC Radio 4 Drama Plus the Story of the Play's Scandalous Opening Night
    • By: George Bernard Shaw, Alistair McGowan
    • Narrated by: Al Murray, Alistair McGowan, full cast, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    A star-studded BBC radio production of Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion - plus bonus drama The ‘B’ Word, telling the story of the play’s scandalous opening night....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • writing is fine, ending leaves much to be desired

    • By EsP on 10-02-18

    Regular price: $13.08

    • The History of English Poetry

    • By: Peter Whitfield
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    From Shakespeare to Milton, Keats to Shelley and Tennyson to Yeats, this accessible history (especially written for Naxos Audiobooks) introduces the listener to countless small masterpieces....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable and enlightening

    • By Roger on 10-27-09

    Regular price: $24.49

    • SmartPass Plus Audio Education Study Guide to Othello (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)

    • By: William Shakespeare, Jonathan Lomas
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Jude Akuwudike, Nick Murchie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Here is a full-cast, unabridged performance with comprehensive commentary and analysis for any student to fully understand and appreciate the play....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Passion Gone Awry

    • By Andre on 07-16-16

    Regular price: $18.08

    • Rainer Maria Rilke - Die schönsten Gedichte

    • By: Rainer Maria Rilke
    • Narrated by: Ulrich Tukur
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Rainer Maria Rilke war ein unnachahmlicher Sprachmagier, dem es gelang, dem Unnennbaren Ausdruck zu verleihen.

    Regular price: $3.54

    • The Real Mother Goose

    • By: Unknown
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Maroney
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    For more than 75 years The Real Mother Goose has been delighting thousands of boys and girls...

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Briefe an einen jungen Dichter

    • By: Rainer Maria Rilke
    • Narrated by: Florian Lukas
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Leben Sie jetzt die Fragen. Vielleicht leben Sie dann allmählich, ohne es zu merken, eines fernen Tages in die Antwort hinein...

    Regular price: $7.12

    • Richard Burton's Hamlet

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Richard Burton, a full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    This production of Hamlet, directed by Sir John Gielgud and starring Richard Burton, was recorded in the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Burton at His Best

    • By Thomas A. Copeland on 01-25-03

    Regular price: $28.00

    • To Banquet with the Ethiopians

    • A Memoir of Life Before the Alphabet
    • By: Philip Brady
    • Narrated by: Philip Brady, Elsa Brady, Julie Sidoni
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A sprawling, genre-defying verse epic, an audacious masterpiece of wit and erudition that blends Homer's discovery of the alphabet with a man's return from near-death and a boy's struggle to see the adult world through the prism of an ancient epic....

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Anna in the Tropics

    • By: Nilo Cruz
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    This poignant and poetic 2003 Pulitzer Prize-winning play captures 1929 Florida at a time when cigars are still rolled by hand and "lectors" are employed to educate and entertain the workers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing performances

    • By Kristie on 12-17-08

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Grapes of Wrath (Dramatized)

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Shirley Knight, Jeffrey Donovan, Emily Bergl, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 88

    Based on the epic novel by Nobel Laureate John Steinbeck....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sad and Beautiful

    • By M.A. Wilson on 11-09-14

    Regular price: $6.95

    • BBC Radio Shakespeare

    • Much Ado About Nothing (Dramatized)
    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: David Tennant, Samantha Spiro, Full Cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 233

    BBC Radio has a unique heritage when it comes to Shakespeare....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Come...bid me do anything for thee.

    • By Irene Adler ~Kindle Forum Pro~ on 08-01-14

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Ticonderoga: The Series

    • Season 2, Vol. 2
    • By: Jerry Robbins
    • Narrated by: J.T. Turner, Joseph Zamparelli, Theo Cheever, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 31

    The adventures of Captain Taylor, his son Adam, Mohawk scout Dagadawidah, and Captain Campbell of the 42nd Highlanders continue at Fort Ticonderoga ....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it

    • By viola m. on 06-14-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • A Lesson Before Dying

    • By: Romulus Linney
    • Narrated by: Rick Foucheux, Keith Glover, Jamahl Marsh, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    A Lesson Before Dying is set in Louisiana in the 1940s. Jefferson, a young black man, is falsely convicted and sentenced to death. Grant, a schoolteacher, agrees to talk with him....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Play

    • By Kassie on 03-01-07

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Shakespeare's Sonnets, Retold

    • Classic Love Poems with a Modern Twist
    • By: William Shakespeare, James Anthony, Stephen Fry - foreword
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, James Anthony, full cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    This collection of masterful reinterpretations brilliantly demystifies and breathes new life into Shakespeare's work, demonstrating the continued resonance of a playwright whose popularity remains more than 400 years after his death....

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Dramatized)

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: The St. Charles Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    There's a legend in this valley about a ghostly horseman that rides by night. There are many such legends and for schoolteacher Ichabod Crane the darkness of night holds a special fascination...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Halloween Treat

    • By Lee Lambert on 10-27-16

    Regular price: $9.95

    • the princess saves herself in this one

    • By: Amanda Lovelace, ladybookmad
    • Narrated by: Amanda Lovelace
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    From Amanda Lovelace, a poetry collection in four parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, and you. The first three sections piece together the life of the author....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Anonymous User on 08-22-18

    Regular price: $9.44

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