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A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Oxford Shakespeare

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Description for A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Oxford Shakespeare Paperback. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages, halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; DDS; DSGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 302.
A Midsummer Night's Dream is perhaps the best loved of Shakepeare's plays. It brings together aristocrats, workers, and fairies in a wood outside Athens, and from there the enchantment begins. Simple and engaging on the surface, it is none the less a highly original and sophisticated work, remarkable for both its literary and its theatrical mastery. It is one of the very few of Shakespeare's plays which do not draw on narrative sources, which suggests that it reflects his deepest imaginative concerns to an unusual degree. In his introduction Peter Holland pays particular ... Read more

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Peter Holland is Wilson University Lecturer in Drama at the Faculty of English, Cambridge University. He is also a drama reviewer for BBC radio and the TLS, a Syndic of Cambridge University Press, and a Governor of the Royal Shakespeare Company; he has published widely on theatre generally and Shakespeare in particular

Reviews for A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Oxford Shakespeare
The commentary is admirably lucid and undogmatic on textual variants ... The introduction is of the kind that ponders and explores. Holland's method is to take each aspect or element of the play and consider it in the light of earlier traditions ... his critical position emerges unobtrusively but persuasively from the attested facts.
M.M. Mahoud, YES, 27, 1996 ... Read more

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