Contributor biographical information for A midsummer night's dream / William Shakespeare ; edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen ; introduction by Jonathan Bale.


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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616) is today's most widely known and loved playwright.

THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (RSC) is a world-renowned ensemble theater company in Stratford and London dedicated to bringing the works of Shakespeare and his contemporaries to a modern audience.

JONATHAN BATE is a professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature at the University of Warwick. A prominent critic, award-winning biographer and broadcaster, Bate's books on Shakespeare include Soul of the Age.

ERIC RASMUSSEN, professor of English at the University of Nevada, is one of today's leading textual experts on Shakespeare.]]


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism, Textual.
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Midsummer night's dream.
Theseus (Greek mythology) -- Drama.
Hippolyta (Greek mythology) -- Drama.
Athens (Greece) -- Drama.
Courtship -- Drama.
English literature -- History and criticism.