Actor Tracy Ryan reads and excerpt from the First Eclogues Sir Philip Sidney's romance The Countesss of Pembrokes Arcadia in original pronunciation from the time of Sidney and Shakespeare. Lutenist John Edwards plays The Countess of Pembroke's Paradise by Anthony Holborne. The Countess of Pembroke was Mary Sidney Herbert, the sister of Philip. Pronunciation prepared by Hallie Fishel. These podcasts are supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Spem in Alium Fund of the Toronto Foundation.

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