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A Midsummer Night's Dream

First Edition



This Norton Critical Edition of one of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies is based on the First Quarto text with variants from the First Folio.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, one of Shakespeare’s most popular works for the stage and widely performed across the world, is now available as a Norton Critical Edition. Included are a preface, critical essay and explanatory annotations by Grace Iopollo, along with essays by acclaimed Shakespeare scholars, and reviews and interpretative essays spanning over four centuries.

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    William Shakespeare, Robert S. Miola

    Second Edition, Paperback, 2019

    “A perfect volume to initiate majors into the discipline and delight of carefully examining presumptions, priorities, language, and structures of both primary and secondary texts.”
    —Stephen R....
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    The Tempest

    William Shakespeare, Peter Hulme, William H. Sherman

    Second Edition, Paperback, 2019

  • 9780393264227 72


    William Shakespeare, Edward Pechter

    Second Edition, Paperback, 2016

    This Norton Critical Edition includes the First Folio text, along with an introduction, explanatory footnotes, note on the text and textual notes.
  • 9780393926262 72

    Romeo and Juliet

    William Shakespeare, Gordon McMullan

    First Edition, Paperback, 2016

    This much-anticipated Norton Critical Edition of Shakespeare’s best-known play is based on the Second Quarto, widely agreed to be the most authoritative early text.
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    William Shakespeare, Robert S. Miola

    Second Edition, Paperback, 2013

    A tragedy that evokes both pity and terror—now in a thoroughly revised and updated Norton Critical Edition.

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  • 9780393931716 72

    Measure for Measure

    William Shakespeare, Grace Ioppolo

    First Edition, Paperback, 2009

    This Norton Critical Edition looks at the full range of opinion and interpretation of this major play from its origins to the present day, from its “genius” (William Hazlitt) to its being a “...
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    King Lear

    William Shakespeare, Grace Ioppolo

    First Edition, Paperback, 2008