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Author Siler, Dennis J. (Dennis James)

Title The influence of the Roman poet Ovid on Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dream : intertextual parallels and meta-Ovidian tendencies / Dennis James Siler ; with a foreword by Gerald Stacy
Published Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, [©2010?]
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Description 1 online resource (iv, 152 pages)
Contents Translations and conflations in Midsummer night's dream -- Ovidian and meta-Ovidian -- Meta-Ovidianism within period staging practices
Summary This study explains that Shakespeare's use of Ovidian text as source material produces an intrinsic theme when viewed through the scope of a writer whose primary aim was to provide his audience with a ""uniquely English"" dramatic product
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-140) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D. -- Influence.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Literature.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Sources.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream.
English literature -- Classical influences.
Genre/Form Literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773418555 (electronic bk.)
9780773418554 (electronic bk.)