A Midsummer Night's Dream
by William Shakespeare
Number of pages: 101
A Midsummer Night's Dream is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare, 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 Shakespeare's most popular works for the stage and is widely performed across the world.
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by William Shakespeare - Yale University Press
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by William Shakespeare - Bartleby
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by William Shakespeare - H.M. Caldwell Co.
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by William Shakespeare - eBooks@Adelaide
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