Brief Lives Volume I

John AUBREY (1626 - 1697)

A collection of sparkling gossipy biographical pieces of Aubrey's contemporaries, including Bacon, Jonson and Shakespeare, Brief Lives' glimpses into the unofficial side of these towering figures has won it an undying popularity, with Ruth Scurr's recent reimagined "autobiography" of Aubrey, breathing new life into this classic for the next generation of readers. - Summary by Nicole Lee

Genre(s): Biography & Autobiography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Preface and Introduction Nicole Lee
00:33:09
Play 02 Abbott to Aubrey Nicole Lee
00:36:49
Play 03 Aubrey to Bacon Nicole Lee
00:49:22
Play 04 Bacon to Blake Nicole Lee
00:37:24
Play 05 Blount to Butler Nicole Lee
00:48:24
Play 06 Butler to Charnock Nicole Lee
00:51:43
Play 07 Chaucer to Danvers Nicole Lee
00:41:07
Play 08 Danvers to Digby Nicole Lee
00:48:26
Play 09 Digby to Feriby Nicole Lee
00:45:04
Play 10 Fisk to Hariot Nicole Lee
00:52:40
Play 11 Harley to Hill Nicole Lee
00:53:28
Play 12 Hobbes Part I Nicole Lee
00:58:48
Play 13 Hobbes Part II Nicole Lee
01:03:22
Play 14 Holder to Hyde Nicole Lee
00:38:16