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  • ISBN: 9780792751885 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0792751884 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 05 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Complete Arkangel Shakespeare : 2014.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ian Pepperell (Troilus), Julia Ford (Cressida), Norman Rodway (Pandarus), Gerard Murphy (Ulysses), Philip Voss (Agamemnon), David Troughton (Thersites), Julian Wadham (Achilles), Charles Simpson (Hector), Duncan Bell (Diomedes), Clifford Rose (Priam), Rob Edwards (Aeneas), Trevor Martin (Nestor), Michael Higgs (Patroclus), Chook Sibtain (Paris), Ben Martin (Ajax), Carolyn Backhouse (Andromache), Ian Gelder (Prologue/Calchas), Mark Lambert (Menelaus), Annabel Capper (Helen), Elli Garnett (Cassandra), Rupert Mason (Deiphobus).
Summary, etc.:
Lust poses as love and ambition as patriotism in this dark and brilliant play depicting the heroic action of the Trojan War. Troy is besieged by the invading Greeks, but the young Trojan prince Troilus can think only of his love for Cressida. Her uncle Pandarus brings the two together, but after only one night news comes that Cressida must be sent to the enemy camp. There, as Troilus looks on, she yields to the wooing of the Greek Diomedes. The tragic story is undercut by the commentary of Thersites, who provides a cynical chorus.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Troilus (Legendary character) > Drama.
Cressida (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Trojan War > Drama.
Troy (Extinct city) > Drama.

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