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A Midsummer Night's Dream (The New Cambridge Shakespeare) (edition 2003)

by R. A. Foakes (Editor)

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Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods.
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Title:A Midsummer Night's Dream (The New Cambridge Shakespeare)
Authors:R. A. Foakes (Editor)
Info:Cambridge University Press (2003), Edition: Updated, 168 pages
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

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actually fairly epic but i really couldn't tell ya what it was about ( )
  ncharlt1 | Oct 11, 2020 |
The LA Theater Guild's performance is pretty good. ( )
  beautifulshell | Aug 27, 2020 |
The course of true love never did run smooth. ( )
  SolangePark | Aug 24, 2020 |
Kind of speed-read it. It's a nicer, light-hearted one of Shakespeare's and I love the fickle characters of the faeries. Really want to see it in play-form now! ( )
  stormnyk | Aug 6, 2020 |
Saw at the Young Vic, London. Haven't read this since High School, think it needs a strong production to make it really sing - the play within a play is a riot though. ( )
  arewenotben | Jul 31, 2020 |
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Shakespeare, Williamprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ackland, JossNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Andrews, John F.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Bate, JonathanEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour
Draws on apace; four happy days bring in
Another moon: but, O, methinks, how slow
This old moon wanes!
Quotations
Ay me! for aught that I could ever read,
Could ever hear by tale or history,
The course of true love never did run smooth;
I never heard
So musical a discord, such sweet thunder.
I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,
Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows,
Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine,
With sweet musk-roses, and with eglantine;
There sleeps Titania sometime of the night,
Lull'd in these flowers with dances and delight;
And there the snake throws her enamell'd skin,
Weed wide enough to wrap a fairy in;
If we shadows have offended,
Think but this, and all is mended,
That you have but slumb'red here
While these visions did appear.
And this weak and idle theme,
No more yielding but a dream,
Gentles, do not reprehend.
If you pardon, we will mend.
Lord, what fools these mortals be!
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Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods.

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Shakespeare writes a Comedy about mythical creatures tampering with human affairs. In this crazy scenario, lovers are crossed and confusion happens and it is all a result of some fairies in the woods on a midsummer night. I really enjoyed this Shakespeare play because it was humorous and outrageous and extremely well crafted and intense and ridiculous all at the same time.
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