Critic Terry Eagleton's richly detailed and wide-ranging commentary on literary tragedy calls for an attentive ear and a narrator who is clear, steady, and unobtrusive. Irish-American narrator Roger Clark has already performed two of Eagleton's titles. Clark, who studied in the U.K., has a heavy British accent reminiscent of the late actor James Mason. Given a narrative that routinely references names like Sophocles, Racine, and Goethe, he performs as if addressing Parliament. Eagleton is provocative, enlightening, a banquet for the mind. Even so, this is an audiobook that may appeal only to a specialized audience. D.A.W. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2020]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2020
CD ISBN 9781705231586 $34.99 Six CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781705231593 $24.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781705231562 $19.99
Library Ed. Tantor Media 2020
DD ISBN 9781705231579 $47.95
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