The Midsummer Night

The Midsummer Night  (1851) 
by Ludwig Tieck, translated by Mary C. Rumsey

The Midsummer Night, or Shakespeare and the Fairies (Die Sommernacht) was written in 1789, when Tieck was sixteen. It was first published in the Rheinisches Taschenbuch by Edward Bulow in 1851.

THE MIDSUMMER NIGHT

OR SHAKESPEARE AND

THE FAIRIES.

FROM THE GERMAN OF LUDWIG TIECK.

BY MARY C. RUMSEY.


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LONDON:
PRINTED BY C. WHITTINGHAM.
1854.



To the Memory of

LUDWIG TIECK

AND HIS DEVOTION TO

SHAKESPEARE

THIS VERSION OF HIS YOUTHFUL

TRIBUTE TO THE POET IS

DEDICATED



Chapters (not listed in original)



PRINTED BY C. WHITTINGHAM


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