A Midsummer Night's Dream: Critical Essays

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Dorothea Kehler
Psychology Press, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 490 pages
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This volume traces the modern critical and performance history of this play, one of Shakespeare's most-loved and most-performed comedies. The essay focus on such modern concerns as feminism, deconstruction, textual theory, and queer theory.

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Contents

A Bibliographic Survey of
3
Mark Van Doren
77
Imagination in A Midsummer Nights Dream
85
Titania and the Asss Head
107
Jack Shall Have Jill Nought
127
Deference
145
Festive Theory in A Midsummer Nights Dream
165
Censorship and Representation
179
Elisions Allusion
275
Shakespeares Dream Without
331
Chronotope and Repression in A Midsummer Nights Dream
345
Queer Theories and A Midsummer
369
Ann Fridén
401
Kenneth Branaghs A Midsummer Nights Dream 1990
417
Shakespeare on the East German Stage
421
Nightmare or Gentle Snooze?
429

A Kingdom of Shadows
217
Textual Theory Literary Interpretation and the Last Act of
241
A Midsummer Nights Dream as a Comic Version of
259
Transposing Helena to Form and Dignity 1994
453
Marion McClintons A Midsummer Nights Dream at the
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