Item description for Venus and Adonis the Rape of Lucrece by William Shakespeare...
These two great poems date from Shakespeare's early years and are full of passion and invention. In "Venus and Adonis", the goddess of love pleads with the beautiful boy to submit to her advances and become her love - but he only wants to hunt boar. In the more serious "Rape of Lucrece", Shakespeare draws on the Roman take of the Emperor Tarquin's desire for Lucrece and its tragic consequencies. These poems give prominent parts to the two heroines, and Clare Colbert and Eve Best shine.
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Studio: Naxos Audiobooks
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.51" Width: 4.88" Height: 1.02" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date Nov 30, 2006
Publisher Naxos Audiobooks
ISBN 9626344296 ISBN13 9789626344293
Availability 0 units.
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William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was a poet, playwright, and actor who is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers in the history of the English language. Often referred to as the Bard of Avon, Shakespeare's vast body of work includes comedic, tragic, and historical plays; poems; and 154 sonnets. His dramatic works have been translated into every major language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.
William Shakespeare lived in Stratford-Upon-The Avon. William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and died in 1616.
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