How do you solve a problem like Helena? In Episode 12 of Shakespeare Unbard, Joel Fishbane discusses the good and the bad about one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies: A Midsummer Night's Dream. Also: the show gets a one minute summary and the 1999, 1968, and 1935films are discussed.
On this episode you'll hear quotes and clips from:
Bloom, Harold. Shakespeare: the Invention of the Human. Riverhead, New York. 1998.
Shakespeare, William. A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Riverside Shakespeare). Houghton and Mifflin, 1974.
Hall, Peter. A Midsummer Night's Dream. 1968.
Hoffman, Michael. A Midsummer Night's Dream. Fox Searchlight Pictures, 1999.
Reinhardt, Max. A Midsummer Night's Dream. Warner Brothers, 1935.
Dromgoole, Dominic, dir. A Midsummer Night's Dream. Shakespeare's Globe, United Kingdom. 2015.
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