A Midsummer Night's Dream
William Shakespeare, Roma Gill
Oxford University Press, 1992 - Athens (Greece) - 96 pages
An exciting new edition of the complete works of Shakespeare with these features: Illustrated with photographs from New York Shakespeare Festival productions, vivid readable readable introductions for each play by noted scholar David Bevington, a lively personal foreword by Joseph Papp, an insightful essay on the play in performance, modern spelling and pronunciation, up-to-date annotated bibliographies, and convenient listing of key passages.
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The fairies Every community has its own superstitions concerning beings that are
neither human (although they may appear in human form) nor divine. These are
immortal, and usually ageless. They possess some magical powers, and they ...
Oberon explains carefully that he and the fairies of his court are not evil spirits,
like the ghosts of damned souls who can only appear during the hours of
darkness ( j,2,388ff). Yet the fairies are particularly associated with night, and
they are ...
124-5 vows . . . appears : vows which are born (first spoken) in tears show from
their birth that they are genuine. 126-7 How can my qualities (e.g. his love)
appear despicable ('scorn') since they bear my tears, which are like badges (
worn by ...
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A midsummer nights dream is about four different stories that each event in them affects all of them. On stories is about the kings wedding, other one is about two cabals leaving Athens to escape the ... Read full review
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This is a play written by William Shakespeare. This is about a royal wedding, fairies, tradesmen and a messed up problem with people in love. First there is the royal wedding Thesues is going to marry ... Read full review