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A midsummer night's dream: introduction

Hackett, H; (2005) A midsummer night's dream: introduction. In: A midsummer's night dream. (xxi-lxxxvii). Penguin Books: London, UK.

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Abstract

A young woman flees Athens with her lover, only to be pursued by her would-be husband and by her best friend. Unwittingly, all four find themselves in an enchanted forest where fairies and sprites soon take an interest in human affairs, dispensing magical love potions and casting mischievous spells. In this dazzling comedy, confusion ends in harmony, as love is transformed, misplaced, and - ultimately - restored.

Type:Book chapter
Title:A midsummer night's dream: introduction
ISBN-13:9780141012605
Publisher version:http://www.penguinclassics.co.uk/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9780141012605,00.html
Language:English
Additional information:A midsummer's night dream by William Shakespeare, revised by H. Hackett. With an introduction by H. Hackett. Originally published in 1997 by Northcote House in association with the British Council.
UCL classification:UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > English Language and Literature

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