A Midsummer Night's Dream

Oxford School Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Roma Gill

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Oxford School Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Roma Gill

ISBN:

9780198328667

Binding:

Paperback

Published:

20 Mar 2009

Availability:

380

Series:

Oxford School Shakespeare

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Description

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of the most popular texts for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes.
This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent AS/A level specifications.

Contents

Introduction
- About the Play
- Leading Characters in the Play
- Synopsis
- A Midsummer Night's Dream: Commentary
- 'Of Imagination all Compact'
- Shakespeare' Verse
- Source, Text, and Date
Characters in the Play
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Background
- England iin 1595
- Education
- Theatre
William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616
Approximate Dates of Composition of Shakespeare's Works
Exploring A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Classroom
Further Reading and Resources

Authors

Author: William Shakespeare

Series Editor: Roma Gill

Reviews

`Brilliant! I wanted an edition with 'fairly' detailed notes and this edition provided it. Notes are written on the same page as the text for ease of reference. Good intro too. Recommended.' 5 star Amazon review