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The Resource A midsummer night's dream : texts and contexts, William Shakespeare ; edited by Gail Kern Paster, Skiles Howard

A midsummer night's dream : texts and contexts, William Shakespeare ; edited by Gail Kern Paster, Skiles Howard

Label
A midsummer night's dream : texts and contexts
Title
A midsummer night's dream
Title remainder
texts and contexts
Statement of responsibility
William Shakespeare ; edited by Gail Kern Paster, Skiles Howard
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This edition of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream allows a variety of approaches to Shakespeare, including historical, feminist, and cultural studies. Shakespeare's text is accompanied by an intriguing collection of thematically arranged historical and cultural documents and illustrations, including excerpts from such sources as letters, conduct books, legal documents, and literary works that illuminate the themes of the play
Member of
Cataloging source
OAU
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1564-1616
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Shakespeare, William
Dewey number
822.3/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2827.A2
LC item number
P47 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Paster, Gail Kern
  • Howard, Skiles
Series statement
Bedford Shakespeare series
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • Theseus
  • Hippolyta (Greek mythology)
  • Athens (Greece)
  • Courtship
  • Fairy plays
Label
A midsummer night's dream : texts and contexts, William Shakespeare ; edited by Gail Kern Paster, Skiles Howard
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0662/98086158-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Series statement on jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-337) and index
Contents
pt. 1. A midsummer night's dream / William Shakespeare, ed. David Bevington -- pt. 2. Contextual readings -- ch. 1. Popular festivals and court celebrations -- The rites of May -- The ballad -- Court entertainments -- ch. 2. The making of men -- The ranks of men : William Harrison's Of Degrees of People -- The formation of the ruler : Plutarch's Life of Theseus -- The formation of the gentleman : Sir Thomas Elyot and Roger Ascham -- Working men -- The new man : Simon Forman's dreams -- ch. 3. Female attachments and family ties -- Amazons -- Gossips -- Nuns -- The virgin queen -- A poet and her patron -- Family ties -- ch. 4. Natural and supernatural -- Bad weather and dearth -- Metamorphosis and monstrosity -- Bestiality and monstrosity -- Monsters and prodigies -- Fairy belief
Control code
ocm40938366
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxii, 346 p.
Isbn
9780333763964
Isbn Type
(Macmillan)
Lccn
98086158
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 223971
  • (OCoLC)40938366
Label
A midsummer night's dream : texts and contexts, William Shakespeare ; edited by Gail Kern Paster, Skiles Howard
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0662/98086158-d.html
Publication
Note
Series statement on jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-337) and index
Contents
pt. 1. A midsummer night's dream / William Shakespeare, ed. David Bevington -- pt. 2. Contextual readings -- ch. 1. Popular festivals and court celebrations -- The rites of May -- The ballad -- Court entertainments -- ch. 2. The making of men -- The ranks of men : William Harrison's Of Degrees of People -- The formation of the ruler : Plutarch's Life of Theseus -- The formation of the gentleman : Sir Thomas Elyot and Roger Ascham -- Working men -- The new man : Simon Forman's dreams -- ch. 3. Female attachments and family ties -- Amazons -- Gossips -- Nuns -- The virgin queen -- A poet and her patron -- Family ties -- ch. 4. Natural and supernatural -- Bad weather and dearth -- Metamorphosis and monstrosity -- Bestiality and monstrosity -- Monsters and prodigies -- Fairy belief
Control code
ocm40938366
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxii, 346 p.
Isbn
9780333763964
Isbn Type
(Macmillan)
Lccn
98086158
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 223971
  • (OCoLC)40938366

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