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Quiz: Which copy of "Midsummer" are you?

IMAGE: Collage of copies of
IMAGE: Collage of copies of

The Folger Shakespeare Library’s collection includes many editions of each of Shakespeare’s plays; some copies of these editions have their own unique stories. Which of these special copies of Shakespeare’s classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream matches your personality? Take our quiz to find out.


fun, interesting, great I like it.

Maryem Salama — July 18, 2018

I agree with Maryem Salama! Also: not only do I share surname with Heath Robinson, but I met his son, the monk/stained-glass artist, Dom Basil (Heath Robinson) at Pluscarden Priory in Scotland in the 1960s.

Frederick Robinson — July 26, 2018

I got the Heath Robinson edition.Probably about right!

Celia — August 20, 2018

Seminal moment in my life was seeing Brook’s RSC production in Chicago. Never have seen the world the same since.

Mark — August 20, 2018

“The moon, methinks, looks with a watery eye/ and when she weeps, weeps every little flower/ lamenting some enforced chastity.” For some reason, this comes to me most reason, from playing Titania

Martha Hoffman — September 6, 2018

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Have loved Shakespeare all my life

Maureen Null — May 16, 2019

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