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A Midsummer Night's Dream - Paul Werstine, Barbara A. Mowat, William Shakespeare
A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Each edition includes: • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play • Scene-by-scene plot summaries • A key to famous lines and phrases • An introduction to reading Shakespeare's... show more
Each edition includes: • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play • Scene-by-scene plot summaries • A key to famous lines and phrases • An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language • An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play • Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books Essay by Catherine Belsey The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit www.folger.edu.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780743482813 (0743482816)
ASIN: 743482816
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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What I am reading
What I am reading rated it
1.5 To read or not to read?
I went to the theatre to see a performance of Macbeth (I am not superstitious, therefore I can say that) last week and that actually got me in the mood for some Shakespeare. But instead of re-reading one of his tragedies (out of which I really enjoy Macbeth the most, but this review actually has not...
Redhead Reading
Redhead Reading rated it
4.0 A Midsummer Night's Dream (Timeless Shakespeare)
The last time I read this was in 9th grade Pre-AP English back in Fall 2005. I had to do an oral report about it where I dressed up in an Elizabethan outfit. I enjoyed my re-read and listening to it while reading helped a lot. I also used No Fear Shakespeare too because I'm not in school anymore and...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 A Midsummer Night's Dream
Well I am happy that I finally finished my William Shakespeare list from 2015. This last one was a bugger. As I said in my quick update, I thought the whole thing rhymed so much it took me out of the play. I found myself saying lines out loud to myself and then kind of bee bopping around my living r...
DoctorDonna
DoctorDonna rated it
3.0 A Midsummer Night's Dream
More of a 2.5 star read. It was OK. I read this as part of my 2015 book challenge, to read a play. I think it would be much more enjoyable to watch as a play.
Vailia's Page Turner
Vailia's Page Turner rated it
4.0 A Midsummer Night's Dream: Fully Dramatized Audio Edition
Lyrical and mesmerizing! I got a dramatized audio copy of this book. It really brings this story to life!A very different love story for the ages. Couplings, love triangles, love quads, and love chases. It is all here. Thank you fantasy forest for all this wonderful chaos. Some parts a whimsica...
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