Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-05-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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This book provides a stimulating and comprehensive critical survey of the responses toA Midsummer Night's Dream, as well as the key debates and developments, from the seventeenth century to the present day. Leading the reader through material chronologically, the Guide explores the main themes and interpretations and draws on a rich range of critical writings.

Author Biography

NICOLAS TREDELL is a consultant editor of the Palgrave Macmillan Readers' Guides series and has produced a number of Guides for the series. He has published widely on literary criticism and theory his previous publications include: The Critical Decade (1993), Conversations with Critics (1994) and a history of film theory, Cinemas of the Mind (2002). For many years he has taught and convened Sussex University literature courses, most recently on Shakespeare.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements * Notes on the Text * Introduction * 1662-1898: Labyrinth of Enchantment * 1900-49: Quest for Constancy * The 1950s: Concord from Discord * The 1960s: Order and Outrage * The 1970s: Tongs and Bones * The 1980s: Shattering the Dream * The 1990s: Sifting the Fragments * The 2000s: Refiguring the Maze * Dream on Screen * Conclusion * Notes * Select Bibliography * Select Filmography* Index

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