Publisher description for A midsummer night's dream / edited by Peter Holland.


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A Midsummer Night's Dream is perhaps Shakespeare's most popular play, particularly as a first introduction to Shakespeare for children--filled as it is with a marvelous mixture of aristocrats, workers, and fairies. For the Oxford Shakespeare edition, Peter Holland's introduction looks at dreams and dreamers, tracing the materials out of which Shakespeare constructs his world of night and shadows.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Theseus (Greek mythology) -- Drama.
Hippolyta (Greek mythology) -- Drama.
Athens (Greece) -- Drama.
Courtship -- Drama.