Midsummer Night's Dream

Midsummer Night's Dream

by Harold Bloom
     
 

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A Midsummer Night's Dream's complexities are extraordinary. This ethereal fantasy involves four different levels of representation that intermingle but never wholly fuse. This invaluable new study guide to one of Shakespeare's greatest plays contains a selection of the finest criticism through the centuries on A Midsummer Night's Dream, including commentaries by such…  See more details below

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A Midsummer Night's Dream's complexities are extraordinary. This ethereal fantasy involves four different levels of representation that intermingle but never wholly fuse. This invaluable new study guide to one of Shakespeare's greatest plays contains a selection of the finest criticism through the centuries on A Midsummer Night's Dream, including commentaries by such important writers as John Milton, Samuel Johnson, William Hazlitt, G. K. Chesterton, C. L. Barber, and many others. Students will also benefit from the additional features in this volume, including an introduction by Harold Bloom, an accessible summary of the plot, an analysis of several key passages, a comprehensive list of characters, a biography of Shakespeare, essays discussing the main currents of criticism in each century since Shakespeare's time, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791095959
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Series:
Bloom's Shakespeare through the Ages Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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