A Midsummer Nights Dream by William ShakespeareA Midsummer Nights Dream by William Shakespeare

A Midsummer Nights Dream

byWilliam ShakespeareEditorR. A. Foakes

Paperback | April 28, 2003

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A new section of the Introduction to this updated edition considers important professional theater productions and the large output of scholarly criticism on the play which have appeared in recent years. The Reading List has been revised and augmented to reflect the scope of the revised edition. First Edition Hb (1985): 0-521-22194-3 First Edition Pb (1985): 0-521-29389-8
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Title:A Midsummer Nights DreamFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.51 inPublished:April 28, 2003Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521532477

ISBN - 13:9780521532471

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Table of Contents

Introduction, with new section on recent stage and critical interpretations; Note on the text; List of characters; The play; Textual analysis; Appendix: A further note on sources; Reading list.

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"A fine example of judicious editorial writing. Foakes guides the reader securely and fluently through the critical and scholarly disputes that have accumulated around the play. He manages to be informative without being patronizing, and detached with out failing to offer opinions." The Times Higher Education Supplement