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Twelfth night, or, What you will

Author: William Shakespeare; Elizabeth Story Donno
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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"For this updated edition of Twelfth Night, Penny Gay has written a wholly new Introduction to this well-loved Shakespearean comedy. She stresses the play's theatricality, its elaborate linguistic games and its complex use of Ovidian myths. She analyses the play's delicate balance between romance and realism and its exploration of gender, sexuality and identity. In examining the stage history, Professor Gay suggests  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedy plays
Drama
Comedies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Elizabeth Story Donno
ISBN: 0521827922 9780521827928 052153514X 9780521535144
OCLC Number: 54824521
Description: xvi, 170 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations and conventions; Introduction by Penny Gay: Date and early performances; The play's sources; Imaginary geography and stage space; Puritans and Clowns; Time, chance, and the poetry of romance; Myths and metamorphosis; Gender, sexuality, and the stage; Language; Music; Stage history; Note on the text; List of characters; The Play; Textual analysis; Reading list.
Other Titles: Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
What you will
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Story Donno ; with an introduction by Penny Gay.
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