Midsummer Night's Dream

Midsummer Night's Dream

by Martin White
     
 

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A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of the most read and performed of Shakespeare's plays. This book provides an introductory guide to the play, offering a scene-by-scene theatrically aware commentary, contextual documents, a brief history of the text and first performances, case studies of three or four key performances and productions, a survey of film and TV

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Overview

A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of the most read and performed of Shakespeare's plays. This book provides an introductory guide to the play, offering a scene-by-scene theatrically aware commentary, contextual documents, a brief history of the text and first performances, case studies of three or four key performances and productions, a survey of film and TV adaptation, and wide sampling of critical opinion and annotated further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403945372
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/06/2009
Series:
Shakespeare Handbooks Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

MARTIN WHITE is Professor of Theatre and Provost of the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Bristol. He is also coordinator of Research at Shakespeare's Globe in London. Other recent appointments have included membership of AHRB Performing Arts research review panel and Chair of the national subject association for Drama in Higher Education (SCUDD).

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