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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Signet Classic Shakespeare)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Our Signet Classic Shakespeare Series was extensively revised in 1998. We offer the best of everything — unforgettable works edited by eminent Shakespeare scholars, comprehensive notes on the text, an essay on Shakespeare's life and times, source material, critical commentaries, extensive bibliographies, and footnotes. And there's more
-- Grow with the times by including both historical and thoroughly contemporary critical commentary on such issues as feminist, political, and theatrical interpretations of the plays — with recent full-length essays by such respected scholars as Frank Kermode, Carolyn Heilbrun, Michael Goldman, Linda Bamber, and many others.
-- Provide more bibliographic listings and more up-to-date and relevant listings of pertinent books and articles in the Suggested Reference Section than the competition offers.
-- Feature essays on the Performance or Stage History of each play, written by Sylvan Barnet.

Synopsis:

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.

Table of Contents

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451526960
Editor:
Clemen, Wolfgang
Other:
Clemen, Wolfgang
Editor:
Clemen, Wolfgang
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Clemen, Wolfgang
Publisher:
Signet Book
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Courtship
Subject:
Theseus (Greek mythology)
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Athens (greece)
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Signet Classic Shakespeare
Publication Date:
19980531
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
6.91x4.15x.58 in. .27 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
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