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A Midsummer Night's Dream



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A raucous comedy that thrusts a quartet of reckless young lovers headfirst into a world of magic and fantasy, William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is edited by Stanley Wells with an introduction by Helen Hackett in Penguin Shakespeare.'Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends'Lovers Lysander and Hermia flee Athens to escape the authority of their parents, only to be pursued by Hermia's betrothed Demetrius, and her friend Helena. Unwittingly, all four find themselves in an enchanted forest where Oberon, the king of the fairies, and Titania, his queen, soon take an interest in human affairs, dispensing magical love potions and casting mischievous spells. In this dazzling comedy, confusion ends in harmony, as love is transformed, misplaced, and - ultimately - restored.This book contains a general introduction to Shakespeare's life and Elizabethan theatre, a separate introduction to A Midsummer Night's Dream, a chronology, suggestions for further reading, an essay discussing performance options on both stage and screen, and a commentary.William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was born to John Shakespeare and Mary Arden some time in late April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. He wrote about 38 plays (the precise number is uncertain), many of which are regarded as the most exceptional works of drama ever produced, including Romeo and Juliet (1595), Henry V (1599), Hamlet (1601), Othello (1604), King Lear (1606) and Macbeth (1606), as well as a collection of 154 sonnets, which number among the most profound and influential love-poetry in English.If you enjoyed A Midsummer Night's Dream, you might like The Taming of the Shrew, also available in Penguin Shakespeare.'He could mingle sublimity with pathos, bitterness with joy and peace with love'Aldous Huxley






A raucous comedy that thrusts a quartet of reckless young lovers headfirst into a world of magic and fantasy, William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is edited by Stanley Wells with an introduction by Helen Hackett in Penguin Shakespeare.'Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends'Lovers Lysander and Hermia flee Athens to escape the authority of their parents, only to be pursued by Hermia's betrothed Demetrius, and her friend Helena. Unwittingly, all four find themselves in an enchanted forest where Oberon, the king of the fairies, and Titania, his queen, soon take an interest in human affairs, dispensing magical love potions and casting mischievous spells. In this dazzling comedy, confusion ends in harmony, as love is transformed, misplaced, and - ultimately - restored.This book contains a general introduction to Shakespeare's life and Elizabethan theatre, a separate introduction to A Midsummer Night's Dream, a chronology, suggestions for further reading, an essay discussing performance options on both stage and screen, and a commentary.William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was born to John Shakespeare and Mary Arden some time in late April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. He wrote about 38 plays (the precise number is uncertain), many of which are regarded as the most exceptional works of drama ever produced, including Romeo and Juliet (1595), Henry V (1599), Hamlet (1601), Othello (1604), King Lear (1606) and Macbeth (1606), as well as a collection of 154 sonnets, which number among the most profound and influential love-poetry in English.If you enjoyed A Midsummer Night's Dream, you might like The Taming of the Shrew, also available in Penguin Shakespeare.'He could mingle sublimity with pathos, bitterness with joy and peace with love'Aldous Huxley


Lied mit Chor 4. Available in PDF format to download now in full for 14.95. It portrays the events surrounding . Shakespeares most popular comedy set in an enchanted forest with fairies sparring lovers and a group of amateur actors who are putting on a play. The exact date the play was written is unknown.


A Midsummer Night'S Dream By William Shakespeare

The title of Shakespeares A Midsummer Nights Dream has both literary and social significance. His singing awakens Titania who under the influence of the flowers magic falls in love with him. On a Midsummers night four young lovers find themselves wrapped in the dreamlike arms of an enchanted forest where sprites lurk and fairies rule. Egeus wishes Hermia to . Armfield has chosen the American Camelot of the 1960s to represent this sense of liberated desire. A Midsummer Nights Dream . June 24 27 29 July 2. Young lovers a troupe of actors and . One subplot involves a conflict between four Athenian lovers. Our new musical for schools A Midsummer Nights Dream has been adapted from Shakespeares play and makes an ideal musical performance lasting about 1 hour. It was first printed in 1600. In our English section youll find the eight animations of A Midsummer Nights. Production . And hang a pearl in every cowslips ear. Two couples and a troupe of actors have an encounter with some mischievous fairies in the forest.


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