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A Midsummer Night’s Dream : Staged: the origins of YA’s greatest tropes

A Midsummer Night's Dream : Staged: the origins of YA’s greatest tropes by William Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare

£8.99

Available on backorder

Format:Paperback

Page Count:192

Date Published:14 Mar 2024

ISBN:9780241682081

Synopsis

With a foreword by Becky Albertalli, author of Imogen, Obviously and Love, Simon

‘The course of true love never did run smooth’

Hermia loves Lysander. But she must marry Demetrius or be condemned to life in a convent. Together, Hermia and Lysander plan to elope to escape their fate. But Helena, Hermia’s best friend, secretly loves Demetrius and, hoping to win his heart, tells him about the plan.

Deep in the forest, the four unlucky lovers cross paths with Oberon, the jilted fairy king. When a powerful, love-inducing flower is put to nefarious use, a case of multiple mistaken identities sets in motion a night of magic and mayhem that could change all of their lives forever.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is Shakespeare’s magical romantic comedy of trickery, love triangles and mistaken identities.

For readers 13+

Discover STAGED, a limited collection of Shakespeare’s unabridged plays celebrating the genius of the Bard and the tropes that continue to delight YA readers to this day.

Explore the rest of the STAGED collection:
As You Like It – With a foreword by Talia Hibbert
Hamlet – With a foreword by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé
Macbeth – With a foreword by Kat Delacorte
Much Ado About Nothing – With a foreword by Holly Bourne
Romeo and Juliet – With a foreword by Jennifer Niven

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