Our Poetry Aloud this week is one of Hamlet’s famous speeches — the one after he’s just sent the traveling actors to get ready to put on a play before the court, with an addition or two of his own. The power of art is on full display here. What is it about the acting of a scene that can stir us to the depths of our souls, when if we merely hear about …
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Hamlet goes a-fishing
Poetry Aloud will help you learn how to read poetry with your ears. Unlike children with bad table manners, poetry is meant to be heard and not just seen. Join Anthony Esolen every other week (or so) as he introduces and discusses a longish poem and then reads it aloud.
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