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A Midsummer Night's Dream - (Signet Classic Shakespeare) 2nd Edition,Annotated by William Shakespeare (Paperback)

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  • Magic, love spells, and an enchanted wood provide the materials for one of Shakespeare's most delightful comedies.
  • About the Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was a poet, playwright, and actor who is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers in the history of the English language.
  • 240 Pages
  • Drama, Shakespeare
  • Series Name: Signet Classic Shakespeare

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About the Book



Newly revised, this comic play by Shakespeare features a new Introduction by Sylvan Barnet, former Chairman of the English Department at Tufts University, an updated bibliography, suggested references, and stage and film history.



Book Synopsis



Magic, love spells, and an enchanted wood provide the materials for one of Shakespeare's most delightful comedies.

When four young lovers, fleeing the law and their own mismatched rivalries, take to the forest of Athens, their lives become entangled with a feud between the King and Queen of the Fairies, resulting in a marvelous mix-up of desire and enchantment, merriment and farce....

This title in the Signet Classics Shakespeare series includes:

- An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
- A special introduction to the play by the editor, Wolfgang Clemen
- A note on the sources from which Shakespeare derived A Midsummer Night's Dream
- Dramatic criticism from William Hazlitt, John Russell Brown, Frank Hermode, and others
- A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream
- Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable format
- Recommended readings



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Praise for William Shakespeare: Complete Works: "A feast of literary and historical information." -The Wall Street Journal

Praise for "William Shakespeare: Complete Works: " A feast of literary and historical information. "-The Wall Street Journal""



About the Author



William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was a poet, playwright, and actor who is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers in the history of the English language. Often referred to as the Bard of Avon, Shakespeare's vast body of work includes comedic, tragic, and historical plays; poems; and 154 sonnets. His dramatic works have been translated into every major language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.
Dimensions (Overall): 6.91 Inches (H) x 4.15 Inches (W) x .58 Inches (D)
Weight: .27 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Drama
Sub-Genre: Shakespeare
Series Title: Signet Classic Shakespeare
Publisher: Signet Book
Format: Paperback
Author: William Shakespeare
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 1998
TCIN: 13789661
UPC: 9780451526960
Item Number (DPCI): 248-75-1531
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.58 inches length x 4.15 inches width x 6.91 inches height
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