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Midsummer Night's Dream

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ISBN-10: 0140714189

ISBN-13: 9780140714180

Edition: Revised 

Authors: William Shakespeare, Madeleine Doran

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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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Book details

List price: $4.99
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/30/1959
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 0.10" wide x 0.10" long x 0.10" tall
Weight: 0.374

William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Grammar School. At 18, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, the 27-year-old daughter of a local farmer, and they had their first daughter six months later. He probably developed an interest in theatre by watching plays performed by traveling players in Stratford while still in his youth. Some time before 1592, he left his family to take up residence in London,…    

Shakespeare and his Stage
The Texts of the Plays
Introduction
Note on the Text
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Appendix