A Midsummer Night S Dream (Arkangel Shakespeare Collection)

Shakespeare, William

ISBN 10: 0792729781 / ISBN 13: 9780792729785
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Former library audio book. Will have library markings and stickers and possibly no inserts. Plays perfectly. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Shakespeare's most imaginative and merry play is set in an enchanted wood amidst fairies and sprites.When Oberon, King of the Fairies, uses his magic upon four runaway lovers in a midsummer wood outside Athens, chaos ensues. Who really loves whom? Meanwhile, a band of well-meaning but bungling local actors have their rehearsal sabotaged by the mischievous Puck, who bewitches their leader, Bottom, and Titania, the Fairy Queen. The result is a lively and anarchic comedy which can only be resolved by an elaborate disentangling of spells.Hermia is played by Amanda Root, Oberon by David Harewood, and Bottom by Roy Hudd.

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William Shakespeare (1564-1616), English poet and dramatist of the Elizabethan and early Jacobean period, is the most widely known author in all of English literature and often considered the greatest. He was an active member of a theater company for at least twenty years, during which time he wrote many great plays. Plays were not prized as literature at the time, and Shakespeare was not widely read until the middle of the eighteenth century, when a great upsurge of interest in his works began that continues today.

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