A Midsummer Night's Dream (Cambridge School Shakespeare)
Author: William Shakespeare
Goodreads Rating: 3.94
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This second edition presents a fresh look at A Midsummer Night's Dream in accordance with the latest work of the Shakespeare and Schools Project, the National Curriculum for English and developments at GCSE and A level. Cambridge School Shakespeare considers the play as theatre and the text as script, enabling pupils to inhabit the imaginative world of the play in an accessible, meaningful and creative way. Cambridge School Shakespeare encourages students to participate actively in examining the plays, to work in groups as well as individually, to treat the play as a script to be re-created, and to explore the theatrical/dramatic qualities of the text. The editorial comments cater for pupils of all ages and abilities, providing clear, helpful guidelines for school study. The format of the plays is also designed to help all teachers, whether experienced or inexperienced.