A midsummer night's dream / William Shakespeare, edited by Sukanta Chaudhuri.
Contributor(s): Chaudhuri, Sukanta [Drama].Material type: TextSeries: The Arden Shakespeare. Third series.Publisher: New Delhi : Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2017Description: 382 p. : 20 cm.ISBN: 9789386950895.Subject(s): Theseus, King of Athens Drama. -- Drama | Hippolyta (Greek mythological character) -- Drama | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream | Courtship -- Drama | Fairy plays | Drama / Shakespeare | Athens (Greece) -- DramaAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Midsummer night's dreamDDC classification: 822.3/3
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Machine generated contents note: -- List of Illustrations -- General editors' Preface -- Preface -- INTRODUCTION -- STAGE, SCREEN, ART -- The play in its time: staging and casting -- British productions: Restoration to nineteenth century -- British productions: the twentieth century and after -- Europe -- Beyond Europe -- Other media: cinema, music, art SOURCES AND ANALOGUES: FAIRIES AND MORTALS -- Fairies and fairy lore -- Ovid: the classics and the fairies -- Pyramus and Thisbe -- Theseus and Hippolyta: Plutarch, Chaucer and Shakespeare THEMES AND DESIGNS -- Pastoral: the forest -- Dreamers and Lovers -- Patriarchy -- Carnival, class, court -- Theatre, art and illusion -- The comedy of compromise LANGUAGE AND VERSE A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM -- Appendix 1: Casting Chart -- Appendix 2:Date and Occasion -- Appendix 3: The Text -- Abbreviations and References -- Index.
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