A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare

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Overview

Mischief is in the air when the King and Queen of the Fairies quarrel and Puck is left in charge of the love potion. Four young people are lost in the woods on midsummer’s night. Will they find each other and true love, or will Puck’s meddling leave them broken-hearted and alone? A band of players prepares to entertain the Duke of Athens. But now that the fairies have made a donkey out of their leading man, will Quince and the others ever get to play their parts? Is there time to put everything right before this magical night is over?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781678128623
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 02/08/2020
Pages: 98
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.23(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) was an English playwright, renowned by many as the world's greatest writer in the English Language. Among his plays are Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth, to name but a few.

Date of Death:

2018

Place of Birth:

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Place of Death:

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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Table of Contents

A Midsummer Night's Dream - William Shakespeare - Edited by Wolfgang Clemen William Hazlitt: From The Characters of Shakespeare's Plays
Henry Alonzo Myers: 'Romeo and Juliet' and 'A Midsummer Night's Dream': Tragedy and Comedy
John Russell Brown From Shakespeare and His Comedies
Frank Kermode: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
Linda Bamber: The Status of the Feminine in Shakespearean Comedy
Sylvan Barnet: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' on the Stage and Screen

NEWLY ADDED ESSAY:
Camille Wells Slights: From Shakespeare's Comic Commonwealths

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