A Midsommer Nights Dreame

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Easy to Read Shakespeare.

Classic William Shakespeare Series.

A Midsommer Nights Dreame by William Shakespeare.

A Midsummer Night's Dream is a play by William Shakespeare. Believed to have been written between 1590 and 1596, it portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and the Queen of the Amazons, Hippolyta. These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a ...

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Overview

Easy to Read Shakespeare.

Classic William Shakespeare Series.

A Midsommer Nights Dreame by William Shakespeare.

A Midsummer Night's Dream is a play by William Shakespeare. Believed to have been written between 1590 and 1596, it portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and the Queen of the Amazons, Hippolyta. These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors, who are controlled and manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set.

An illustrated, abridged verison of the Shakespeare comedy with background information and explanatory stage directions.

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William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream ( PLB Oct. 1996; 48 pp.; 0-8037-1784-6; PLB 0-8037-1785-7): Coville (Fortune's Journey, 1995, etc.) gracefully retells this famous comedy, retaining just enough of Shakespeare's language to lend a sense of the world of the play without overwhelming picture- book readers. Nolan conjures a magical world of Mediterranean-blue skies and gloomy enchanted forests, helpfully including endpaper portraits of the cast of characters. As an introduction to the real thing, this may be useful to older readers who want to have the plot and characters in mind before they enter Shakespeare's realm.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781146637985
  • Publisher: Nabu Press
  • Publication date: 3/5/2010
  • Pages: 92
  • Product dimensions: 9.69 (w) x 7.44 (h) x 0.19 (d)

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