These new editions have specific emphasis on the performance histories of the plays (on stage and screen).
Features of each edition include:
Each New Kittredge edition also includes screen grabs from major productions, for comparison and scene study.
Laury Magnus is Professor of Humanities at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. Her books include a study of poetic repetition in early twentieth-century British and American poetry and a co-translation and introduction to Ivan Goncharov’s nineteenth-century Russian novel, The Precipice. Her articles have appeared in The Wallace Stevens Journal, Assays,Language and Style, and, on Shakespeare, in Literature/Film Quarterly, Connotations, and College Literature. She is also a frequent contributor to The Shakespeare Newsletter and an Associate Member of the Columbia Shakespeare Seminar.
If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of A Midsummer Nights Dream.
A Midsummer’s Night Dream was written and first performed in the mid 1590’s. Shakespeare used the device of magic extensively in this early comedy. There are four separate but intertwined plots.
The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of the modern text.
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"Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind." — William Shakespeare (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of Shakespeare's plays that has been performed thousands of times and adapted into many different mediums. The story centers around three couples. The humans are Duke Theseus and Hippolyta, and Hermia, who is betrothed to Demetrius and her beloved, Lysander. There is also a dispute brewing between Oberon, the king of the fairies and his Queen, Titania. When a mischievous sprite named Puck enters the scene, absurdity ensues.
This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This ebook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it.
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