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A Midsummer Night's Dream Simple Shakespeare Series: The classic play adapted to modern language

Jeanette Vigon

In an age when the enchanting tales of Shakespeare might feel remote, Jeanette Vigon offers a bridge to these classics with her adaptation of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in the Simple Shakespeare series. Her contemporary retelling injects new life into the whimsical journey of love, magic, and transformation, making the convoluted interplay of romance, mischief, and dreams accessible and captivating for today's audience. Vigon retains the play's charm and fantastical elements while translating its poetic dialogue into language that speaks directly to the modern reader.

Ideal for both Shakespeare novices and long-time enthusiasts seeking a novel perspective, this version of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" delves into the complex dynamics and emotional depths of its characters amidst a setting that feels both timeless and immediate. Vigon elegantly unfolds the themes of love's capriciousness, the blurring of reality and illusion, and the enchanting interferences of the fairy world, ensuring the story's perpetual themes resonate anew.

This adaptation stands out as an indispensable companion for anyone looking to navigate the magical realm of one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies, without stumbling over the barriers of Elizabethan English. It serves as an invaluable asset for students being introduced to Shakespeare for the first time and for educators in search of compelling literature for their syllabus. Jeanette Vigon's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" presents a delightful and profound journey that significantly bridges the gap between contemporary readers and Shakespeare's vision.

Experience "A Midsummer Night's Dream" anew in this entrancing retelling, where the mystical forests of Athens come alive with dialogues that echo our present-day experiences. Immerse yourself in the entangled narratives of lovers, fairies, and craftsmen, reenvisioned through Vigon's masterful storytelling. Step into a story where every line magnetizes you closer to the whimsical fate of characters who have never felt more vibrant or relatable.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: Apr 7th, 2024
  • Pages: 168
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.00in - 5.00in - 0.39in - 0.41lb
  • EAN: 9798322169741
  • Categories: Study Guides

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