William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1600 [1619] - Puck's epilogue.

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Date:1600

Description:Puck, as Epilogue in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

The fairy magic of A Midsummer Night’s Dream brings the play to an end as Puck speaks the epilogue after Theseus and his newly-wed courtiers have retired to bed.

See: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 5,2, lines 1-20.


Full title: William Shakespeare, A midsommer nights dreame. As it hath beene sundry times publikely acted, Written by William Shakespeare. [London], Printed by James Roberts, 1600. [i.e. William Jaggard for Thomas Pavier, 1619].


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William Shakespeare, Quartos, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1600 [1619] - Theseus goes hunting, p.F4v.
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