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A Midsummer Nights Dream The Arden Shakespeare Is The Established Edition Of Shakespeare S Work Justly Celebrated For Its Authoritative Scholarship And Invaluable Commentary, Arden Guides You A Richer Understanding And Appreciation Of Shakespeare S Plays.This Edition Of A Midsummer Night S Dream Provides, A Clear And Authoritative Text, Detailed Notes And Commentary On The Same Page As The Text, A Full Introduction Discussing The Critical And Historical Background To The Play And Appendices Presenting Sources And Relevant Extracts.


About the Author: William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare baptised 26 April 1564 was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world s pre eminent dramatist He is often called England s national poet and the Bard of Avon or simply The Bard His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems His plays have been tr William Shakespeare baptised 26 April 1564 was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world s pre eminent dramatist He is often called England s national poet and the Bard of Avon or simply The Bard His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems His plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performedoften than those of any other playwright.Shakespeare was born and raised in Stratford upon Avon Scholars believe that he died on his fifty second birthday, coinciding with St George s Day.At the age of 18 he married Anne Hathaway, who bore him three children Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith Between 1585 and 1592 he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part owner of the playing company the Lord Chamberlain s Men, later known as the King s Men He appears to have retired to Stratford around 1613, where he died three years later Few records of Shakespeare s private life survive, and there has been considerable speculation about such matters as his sexuality, religious beliefs, and whether the works attributed to him were written by others.Shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1590 and 1613 His early plays were mainly comedies and histories, genres he raised to the peak of sophistication and artistry by the end of the sixteenth century Next he wrote mainly tragedies until about 1608, including Hamlet, King Lear, and Macbeth, considered some of the finest examples in the English language In his last phase, he wrote tragicomedies, also known as romances, and collaborated with other playwrights Many of his plays were published in editions of varying quality and accuracy during his lifetime, and in 1623, two of his former theatrical colleagues published the First Folio, a collected edition of his dramatic works that included all but two of the plays now recognised as Shakespeare s.Shakespeare was a respected poet and playwright in his own day, but his reputation did not rise to its present heights until the nineteenth century The Romantics, in particular, acclaimed Shakespeare s genius, and the Victorians hero worshipped Shakespeare with a reverence that George Bernard Shaw called bardolatry In the twentieth century, his work was repeatedly adopted and rediscovered by new movements in scholarship and performance His plays remain highly popular today and are consistently performed and reinterpreted in diverse cultural and political contexts throughout the world.According to historians, Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and 154 sonnets throughout the span of his life Shakespeare s writing average was 1.5 plays a year since he first started writing in 1589 There have been plays and sonnets attributed to Shakespeare that were not authentically written by the great master of language and literature



10 thoughts on “A Midsummer Nights Dream

  1. says:

    A Midsummer Night s Dream, abridged DEMETRIUS I love Hermia LYSANDER Shut up, I love her MORE Anyway, you already hooked up with Helena.DEMETRIUS Who HERMIA I want to marry Lysander but I m already engaged to Demetrius and he won t leave me alone Two hot boys are in love with me, WHY IS MY LIFE SO


  2. says:

    I really liked it when Lysander called Hermia an acorn.


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    Re reading the play this time, I couldn t stop thinking of of The Magic Flute Like Mozart s opera, Shakespeare s play may have a silly plot composed of fanciful, seemingly arbitrary elements, yet, through the power of abs...


  4. says:

    Book Review4 out of 5 stars to A Midsummer Night s Dream, a comedy written in 1595 by William Shakespeare What a fun read I first read this in high school and then again in college as part of a course on Shakespeare Then I watched a few movie versions It s full of so much humor and creativity The plot is essentially the impa


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    .TheseusI wonder if the lion be to speak.DemetriusNo wonder, my lord One lion may when many asses do, , , 1595 1596 4LysanderYou have her father s love, Demetrius.Let me have Haemia s Do you marry him There arethings in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy , 4 , The Tempest The Merry Wives of Windsor , A t


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    Man, being reasonable, must get drunk The best of life is but intoxication Glory, the grape, love, gold, in these are sunkThe hopes of all men and of every nation Without their sap, how branchless were the trunkOf life s strange tree, so fruitful on occasion But to return, Get very drunk and whenYou wake with headache, you shall see what the


  7. says:

    mini review, as I do for classics this was my first time reading Shakespeare on my own, and I kind ofsaw that as a negative I like discussing Shakespeare in a classroom setting, and being motivated to mark up the text and otherwise process it fully I felt like I missed out on stuff here.also, this play felt so short maybe it s my edition s fault, for


  8. says:

    3 1 2 stars 3 3 4 Upped the rating when I realized that I d given 3 1 2 to King John, Pericles, and The Taming of the ShrewHere I ve decided to add some comments about this project, finding myself about 30 months into itI ve read 10 of the plays so far, so I m on schedule all but one The Tempest reviewed I trust I ll get to that one soon The plan outlined belo


  9. says:

    A Midsummer Night s Dream, William ShakespeareA Midsummer Night s Dream is a comedy written by William Shakespeare in 1595 96 It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, the former queen of the s These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six...


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    Find all of my reviews at m sure there s some keyboard commando all primed and ready just waiting for a chance to chime in about how this isn t Facebook or talk about books and don t post stupid pictures To him her them I shall quote ol Bill himself and say Fucketh off with theeBecause I have read A Midsummer Night s Dream and I ve read itthan once Originally I read it back in


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