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by Shakespeare, William.

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TitleA personal anthology of Shakespeare
Author / Responsible partyShakespeare, William.
GenreHumorous fiction, Romance.
TopicsHumorous fiction, Romance.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


This personal anthology is my choice of speeches from Shakespeare that I enjoy reading (that I would like to have had by heart years ago!) and that seem to me to illustrate his unsurpassed use of language. He was a man who seemed to know everything about human nature and as Orson Welles said ‘he speaks to everyone and we all claim him’. I know that it has been said that ‘it is impossible to be a great Shakespearian actor without an idiosyncratic and extraordinary voice’ and this may be so, but that does not preclude ordinary mortals from reading, hearing and enjoying Shakespeare. (Summary by Martin Clifton)

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System control numberE14261
Narrator NameMartin Clifton.
Participant or performer noteMartin Clifton.
Narrators GenderMale narrator