Discovering Great Plays: As Literature and as Philosophy

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Leonard Peikoff

Narrated By: Robertson Dean

Date: August 2018

Duration: 13 hours 51 minutes

Summary:

Based on a series of lectures by Leonard Peikoff and edited by Marlene Trollope, Discovering Great Plays provides the ability to understand, judge, and savor the values offered by great drama. Listeners will discover plot-theme as the key to a play; see Antigone as a great heroine and Iago as the darkest villain in literature; learn about the Cornelian hero; see how Schiller's 'Grand Inquisitor' scene is the most dramatic and philosophic in all of theater; and discover Shaw's brilliance in presenting the genius against society.Plays discussed include: Antigone by Sophocles; Othello by Shakespeare; Le Cid by Corneille; Don Carlos by Schiller; An Enemy of the People by Ibsen; Saint Joan by Shaw; Monna Vanna by Maeterlinck, and Cyrano de Bergerac by Rostand.

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Discovering Great Plays: As Literature and as Philosophy

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