A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

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This edition of Shakespeare's most loved comedy presents a historical overview of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in performance, recommends film versions, takes a detailed look at specific productions and includes interviews with leading directors Michael Boyd, Gregory Doran and Tim Supple.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 108 x 134 x 8mm | 81.65g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Gift ed
  • 1137026316
  • 9781137026316
  • 477,005

About William Shakespeare

JONATHAN BATE is Professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature, University of Warwick, UK, and the editor of The RSC Shakespeare: The Complete Works. He has held visiting posts at Harvard, Yale and UCLA and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, a Fellow of the British Academy, an Honorary Fellow of St Catherine's College, Cambridge, and a Governor and Board member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. A prominent critic, award-winning biographer and broadcaster, he is the author of several books on Shakespeare, including The Genius of Shakespeare (Picador), which was praised by Sir Peter Hall, founder of the RSC, as 'the best modern book on Shakespeare.' In June 2006 he was awarded a CBE by HM The Queen 'for services to Higher Education'. ERIC RASMUSSEN is Professor of English at the University of Nevada, USA, and the Textual Editor of The RSC Shakespeare: The Complete Works. He is co-editor of the Norton Anthology of English Renaissance Drama and has edited volumes in both the Arden Shakespeare and Oxford World's Classics series. He is the General Textual Editor of the Internet Shakespeare Editions project - one of the most visited Shakespeare websites in the world. For over nine years he has written the annual review of editions and textual studies for the Shakespeare Survey.show more

Table of contents

Foreword by Marc Wootton Introduction by Jonathan Bate A Midsummer Night's Dreamshow more

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