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A Midsummer Nights Dream

Auhtor: William Shakespeare

Language: english
Published: 1596

Genres:

fiction,  drama,  romance
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Review by Michael Gallagher, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Midsummer Nights Dream':

A Midsummer Nights Dream is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare suggested by The Knights Tale from Geoffrey Chaucers The Canterbury Tales written around 1594 to 1596. It portrays the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of amateur actors their interactions with the Duke and Duchess of Athens Theseus and Hippolyta and with the fairies who inhabit a moonlit forest. The play is one of Shakespeares most popular works for the stage and is widely performed across the world.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Midsummer Nights Dream':


... will ask some tears in the true performing of it: if I do it, let the audience look to their eyes I will move storms, I will condole in some measure. ...
... gentleman Or to her death, according to our law Immediately provided in that case. THESEUS What say you, Hermia? be advised fair maid: To you your father ...
... food till morrow deep midnight. LYSANDER I will, my Hermia. Exit HERMIA Helena, adieu: As you on him, Demetrius dote on you! Exit HELENA How happy ...
... this bank will rest my head. LYSANDER One turf shall serve as pillow for us both One heart, one bed, two bosoms and one troth. HERMIA Nay, good Lysander ...
... eat my heart away, And you sat smiling at his cruel pray. Lysander! what, removed? Lysander! lord! What, out of hearing? gone? no sound, no word? Alack, ...
... if I longer stay. Exit TITANIA with her train OBERON Well, go thy way: thou shalt not from this grove Till I torment thee for this injury. My gentle ...
... cock crow. PUCK Fear not, my lord, your servant shall do so. Exeunt A Midsummer Night's Dream SCENE II. Another part of the wood. Enter ...
... love I yield you up my part And yours of Helena to me bequeath, Whom I do love and will do till my death. HELENA Never did mockers waste more ...
... parted, But yet an union in partition Two lovely berries moulded on one stem So, with two seeming bodies, but one heart Two of the first, like coats ...
... heart from him? HELENA Fine, i'faith! Have you no modesty, no maiden shame, No touch of bashfulness? What, will you tear Impatient answers from ...
... draws a sword on thee. DEMETRIUS Yea, art thou there? PUCK Follow my voice: we'll try no manhood here. Exeunt Re-enter LYSANDER LYSANDER He ...
... true as truest horse, that yet would never tire. Re-enter PUCK, and BOTTOM with an ass's head BOTTOM If I were fair, Thisby, I were only thine. QUINCE O ...
... actors, eat no onions nor garlic, for we are to utter sweet breath and I do not doubt but to hear them say, it is a sweet comedy. No more words: away! ...
... of an ass. OBERON There lies your love. TITANIA How came these things to pass? O, how mine eyes do loathe his visage now! OBERON Silence awhile. ...
... fair Pyramus.' Heigh-ho! Peter Quince! Flute, the bellows-mender! Snout, the tinker! Starveling! God's my life, stolen hence, and left me asleep! ...
... mine eyes water but more merry tears The passion of loud laughter never shed. THESEUS What are they that do play it? PHILOSTRATE Hard-handed ...
... be in the lanthorn for all these are in the moon. But, silence! here comes Thisbe. Enter Thisbe Thisbe This is old Ninny's tomb. Where is my love? Lion [Roaring] ...
... such as are Despised in nativity, Shall upon their children be. With this field-dew consecrate, Every fairy take his gait And each several chamber bless, Through ...
... he wrote, based on true events from Roman history, which also include Coriolanus and Antony and Cleopatra. Although the title of the play is Julius Caesar, ...
... throughout the world. Source: Wikipedia You can also find on Amazon Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet (1597) Hamlet (1599) Macbeth (1606) Julius Caesar ...