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Mansfield Park (dramatic reading)

Jane Austen

Narrator LibriVox Community

Publisher: LibriVox

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Mansfield Park is Jane Austen's 1814 novel focusing on Fanny Price, the daughter of a poor Portsmouth family, who is taken to live with her aunt and uncle Bertram's family on their estate at the age of ten.  Surrounded by her wealthy and privileged cousins, and continually reminded of her lower status by her bullying Aunt Norris, Fanny grows up timid and shy, but with a strong sense of ethics, partly instilled by her kindly cousin Edmund.  Fanny's gratitude and friendship for Edmund gradually grow into love, but the introduction of Mary and Henry Crawford, a captivating sister and brother, into the neighborhood of Mansfield Park, confuses and complicates the affections of the Bertram household.  In this recording, LibriVox volunteers lend their voices to the colorful cast of characters in Austen's classic novel. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)Cast:Narrator/Mary Crawford: Elizabeth KlettMrs. Norris: Beth ThomasLady Bertram: hazelraSir Thomas Bertram: Bruce PirieEdmund Bertram: mbFanny Price: Arielle LipshawJulia Bertram: Elizabeth BarrMaria Bertram: Tina DanhMrs. Grant: MalaneHenry Crawford: Peter BishopTom Bertram: Marty KrisMr. Rushworth: Algy PugDr. Grant: Ernst PattynamaCoachman/Baddeley/Mr. Price/Sam: Marty KrisMrs. Rushworth: PhilippaJohn Yates: Max KorlingeWilliam Price: Brett W. DowneyRebecca: Diana MajlingerMrs. Price: Janet248Susan Price: SusannaAudio edited by Elizabeth Klett
Duration: about 15 hours (15:14:07)
Publishing date: 2014-08-25; Copyright Year: 1814. Copyright Statment: —