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  • ISBN: 9780792751571 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0792751574 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (2hr., 28 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Complete Arkangel Shakespeare : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Niamh Cusack (Rosalind), Stephen Mangan (Orlando), Victoria Hamilton (Celia), Gerard Murphy (Jaques).
Summary, etc.:
This pastoral comedy is one of Shakespeare's best loved, owing to its delightful heroine-the wise, witty, and virtuous Rosalind. Rosalind, daughter of the deposed Duke Senior, is exiled from the court by her wicked uncle. Disguising herself as a young man and accompanied by her cousin Celia, she takes refuge in the Forest of Arden. In the forest Rosalind meets Orlando with whom she is in love, but her male disguise complicates matters, especially when Rosalind finds she has unwittingly attracted the shepherdess Phebe. But out of the confusion comes reconciliation and forgiveness, and all ends happily. Rosalind is played by Niamh Cusack, Orlando by Stephen Mangan. Victoria Hamilton is Celia, and Gerard Murphy is Jaques.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Exiles > Drama.
Genre: Pastoral drama.
Comedies.

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