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Midsummer night, and other tales in verse.

John Masefield

Midsummer night, and other tales in verse.

by John Masefield

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Published by W. Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First edition.

The Physical Object
Pagination207 p.
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23334599M

Tales From Shakespeare include some of of the most well-known plays in history: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, The Winter's Tale, Julius Caesar, and The Tempest. Marcia Williams created a beautiful collection of recaps from seven of /5. A Midsummer Night's Dream (c. ) was written around the same time Shakespeare whipped up his famous play about two "star-cross'd" lovers, Romeo and Juliet. In Dream, a group of craftsmen (the "Mechanicals") bumble their way through a ridiculous performance of Pyramus and Thisbe (a story taken from Ovid's Metamorphoses).

OTHER ELEMENTS. SETTING. Though A Midsummer Night's Dream takes place in and around Athens in ancient Greece, you will be hard-pressed to find many details of Greek life. Instead, you will learn much about Elizabethan courtly and country life. While it professes to draw a picture of Athens, the play really seems to take place in England. flourish: A stage direction for a fanfare of drums and trumpets, usually announcing the entrance or exit of a king or queen.. history: A play that recounts historical peare’s history plays are historical fiction. He altered time, people, and events. iambic pentameter: A form of verse in which every other syllable is stressed (as in “dah-DUM”) and each line contains five.

  Retellings of A Midsummer Night’s Dream Love on a Midsummer Night by Christy English. Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is, well, dreamy!And in Love on a Midsummer Night, Christy English perfectly captures the flirtatious, playful vibes of Shakespeare’s Regency-set historical romance follows the rekindling attraction between Author: Sarah S. Davis. In A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare stages the workings of love in unexpected the woods outside Athens, two young men and two young women sort themselves into couples - but not before they form first one love triangle, and then another.


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Type of Work A Midsummer Night's Dream is a stage comedy centering on the travails, pitfalls, and joys of love and marriage. Dates of Composition and Publication Shakespeare probably wrote the play between and It was published in and in quarto editions and then in as part of the First Folio, the first authorized collection of Shakespeare's plays.

Midsummer Night and Other Tales in Verse by John Masefield,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). A Midsummer Night's Dream, William Shakespeare A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy written by William Shakespeare in / It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, the former queen of the Amazons.4/5.

MIDSUMMER NIGHT AND OTHER TALES IN VERSE. London: William Heinemann, (). First Edition. 8vo. An excellent copy in dark blue cloth, gilt titles to the spine, in a bright, fresh dustwrapper with some darkening to the spine. A collection of twenty-two verse pieces on and other tales in verse.

book Arthurian legend. in the original tissue plain outer wrapper. Download A Midsummer Night's Dream is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare, suggested by The Knight's Tale from Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, written around to It portrays the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a 2/5(1).

The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet and And other tales in verse. book Midsummer Night’s Dream are produced. TheMerchantofVenice and HenrytheFourth, Part 1, are produced. Shakespeare’s son, Hamnet, dies at age eleven. Shakespeare acquires a fine home called New Place in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Shakespeare produces TheMerryWivesofWindsor, possibly at the request of Queen File Size: KB. InA Midsummer Night’s Press & Sinister Wisdom will publish The Complete Works of Pat Parker as part of our Sapphic Classics series.

This project is a major undertaking for us, and will be larger (and more expensive to produce!) than any of our previous titles. Buy on Amazon A Midsummer Night's Dream for Kids Lois Burdett The story of A Midsummer Night's Dream has been rewritten for children in simple rhyming verse is and illustrated with pictures by primary-aged pupils.

This is part of a series that includes other Shakespeare titles such as Romeo and Juliet and The Tempest. In Calla Editions' A Midsummer Night's Dream, the illustrations are by W. Heath Robinson. Heath was part of an illustrious family of illustrators which also comprised Thomas and Charles.

In this volume, W. Heath Robinson's magical illustrations are found not only throughout the book, but also on the half title, frontispiece, title page, etc/5(K). Midsummer Night And Other Tales in Verse: ISBN () Softcover, Kessinger Pub Co, On the Spanish Main; Or, Some English Forays on the Isthmus of Darien (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press).

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A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy written by William Shakespeare in / The play consists of multiple subplots that revolves around the marriage of Theseus and Hippolyta. One subplot revolves around a conflict between four Athenian lovers, one about a group of six amateur actors who has to act out their interpretation of the play 'Pyramus and Thisbe' at the wedding.

A Midsummer Night's Dream () About book: "The course of true love never did run smooth;" is a famous, often-quoted line - a truism throughout all ages and cultures.

Where does it come from. It is spoken by a character called Lysander, in Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream, and articulates possibly the play's most important theme.A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Some years earlier, Chaucer had told a story quite similar to A Midsummer Night’s Dream in “The Knight’s Tale,” one of the verse narratives in his book Canterbury Tales (also covered in Literature and Its Times). Shakespeare used Chaucer’s general. 1) Text detectives: verse or prose. For this close reading activity, a scene which features passages in both verse and prose is necessary.

Act 3 Scene 1 lines of A Midsummer Night’s Dream works very well (and is included in full in the Student Booklet). The scene (or passage) should be broken down into three chunks of roughly 25 lines. MIDSUMMER NIGHT AND OTHER TALES IN VERSE. London: William Heinemann, (), 1st Edition. Hardcover.

Masefield, John. MIDSUMMER NIGHT AND OTHER TALES IN VERSE. London: William Heinemann, (). First Edition. 8vo. An excellent copy in.

Item # More. Conclusion The Tempest and A Midsummer Night’s Dream are set in another world than ours, which sets them apart from Shakespeare’s other plays. Perhaps Macbeth and Winter’s Tale can be related to these plays, but in these two there is no helping spirit to make other’s lives easier, only witches, either good or bad.

In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare plays with the themes of love, art, imagination, and dreaming to forge an overall meaning for his work. His play within a play, found in Act V, expands on his themes and portrays the relationship between the audience and the performers on stage.A summary of Act V, scenes i–epilogue in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as .