Thu, 14 June 2012
Wigs, flounces, fans, sprites, epic card games, and the calamitous consequences of the cutting of a lock of hair: Alexander Pope's satire on the heroic epic, The Rape of the Lock, is neo-classical fun and games. it's also a sly social commentary on women's lives and the wasted days in the lives of the rich and bored. For those who like to take counsel as well as tea.
Direct download: Alexander_Pope_and_The_Rape_of_the_Lock_-_Five_Great_Epic_Poems.mp3
Category:people-watching -- posted at: 11:30 PM