The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series, now repackaged in dazzling new covers to excite Shakespearians of all ages.
The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Updated for the twentieth century by general editors Stephen Orgel of Stanford University and A. R. Braunmuller of UCLA, each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare's time, an introduction to the individual play, and a detailed note on the text used.
These easy-to-read editions incorporate over 30 years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the original series, edited by Alfred Harbage appeared between 1956 and 1967. With these electrifying new covers, dependable texts, and illuminating essays, the Pelican Shakespeare will remain a valued resource for students, teachers, and theatre professionals for many years to come.
This edition of A Midsummer Night's Dream is edited with an introduction by Russ McDonald.