A midsummer-night's dream

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The Clarendon Press, 1939 - Drama - 192 pages
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A Midsummer Night's Dream is perhaps Shakespeare's most popular play, particularly as a first introduction to Shakespeare for children--filled as it is with a marvelous mixture of aristocrats, workers, and fairies. For the Oxford Shakespeare edition, Peter Holland's introduction looks atdreams and dreamers, tracing the materials out of which Shakespeare constructs his world of night and shadows.

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User Review  - CharlesHollis - LibraryThing

I wish I could have been more fair with my grade for this book. The concept of condensing and rewording Shakespeare's plays into a format that a much younger audience could understand is certainly ... Read full review

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Hermia's father brings her before Theseus to be judged, as Hermia refuses to marry her father's choice, Demetrius. Instead she loves Lysander, who loves her back. With the threat of death if Hermia ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
7
A MDDSUMMERNIGHTS DREAM
35
NOTES
119

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