The Oxford Shakespeare A Midsummer Night s Dream

In the introduction to this edition, Peter Holland pays particular attention to dreams and dreamers, and to Shakespeare's construction of a world of night and shadows.

The Oxford Shakespeare  A Midsummer Night s Dream

The Oxford Shakespeare A Midsummer Night s Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream is perhaps the best loved of Shakespeare's plays. It brings together aristocrats, workers, and fairies in a wood outside Athens, and from there the enchantment begins. In the introduction to this edition, Peter Holland pays particular attention to dreams and dreamers, and to Shakespeare's construction of a world of night and shadows. Both here and in his commentary he explores the play's extensive performance history to illustrate the wide range of interpretations of which it is capable.

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The Oxford Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Language: en
Pages: 275
Authors: William Shakespeare
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-04-02 - Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks

A Midsummer Night's Dream is perhaps the best loved of Shakespeare's plays. It brings together aristocrats, workers, and fairies in a wood outside Athens, and from there the enchantment begins. In the introduction to this edition, Peter Holland pays particular attention to dreams and dreamers, and to Shakespeare's construction of
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Andrew Matthews
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-05 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The course of true love never did run smooth... A magical retelling of Hermia, Helen, Demetrius and Lysander's classic story - and of the impish fairy Puck, who meddles in their tangled web of love with hilarious consequences... With notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre, and Love and Magic
A Midsummer Night's Dream for Kids
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Lois Burdett
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Firefly Books

An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play by the author's second grade class.
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books
Categories: Children's stories
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: A Shakespeare Children's Story

A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of the most popular comedies by Shakespeare. Just as confusing, and equally as entertaining, the play revolves around Hermia and her best friend, Helena. Hermia runs away into the woods with her lover, Lysander. Demetrius, the man of her father's choice, then follows them.
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: William Shakespeare, General Press
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-28 - Publisher: GENERAL PRESS

Shakespeare's intertwined love polygons begin to get complicated from the start—Demetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander. Bad news is, Hermia's father wants Demetrius for a son-in-law. On the outside is Helena, whose unreturned love burns hot for Demetrius. Hermia and Lysander plan to

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