Skip to main content

Claire Luce Reads Venus & Adonis: By William Shakespeare

Claire Luce Reads Venus & Adonis: By William Shakespeare

American actress, dancer and singer Claire Luce (1903-1989) reads the Bard’s romantic poem Venus & Adonis in its entirety on this album. This poem switches tone and perspective throughout so as to offer differing viewpoints on the nature of love. The complete text of the poem is included in the liner notes, followed by a brief biography of the reader.

Track Listing

101
Beginning: Even As the Sun... Claire Luce 19:13
201
Beginning: Nay, Then, `Quoth Adon... Claire Luce 17:20

.