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Suggestions for Collateral Reading

Geoffrey Chaucer, The Knight's Tale.

W. W. Skeat, Shakespeare's Plutarch (1875). The Life of Theseus.

Frank Sidgwick, Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-Night's Dream' (1908). This contains the story of Pyramus and Thisbe as told by Ovid and much Elizabethan material about Robin Goodfellow.

H. H. Furness, New Variorum Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream (1895).

C. C. Clarke, Shakespeare Characters (1863).

D. J. Snider, The Shakespearian Drama (1887). Midsummer Night's Dream.

G. C. D. Odell, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' on the New York Stage, in Shaksperian Studies, ed. Matthews and Thorndike, Columbia University Press (1916).