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Twelfth night : character studies

Author: Graham Atkin
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2008.
Series: Continuum character studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study introduces the concept of 'characters' on the early modern stage as well as proceeding to a textual analysis of each of the main characters, looking at how what they say and do, and what is said about them creates an illusion of 'character'.
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Atkin, Graham.
Twelfth night.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2008
(OCoLC)608491503
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William (1564-1616) Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Atkin
ISBN: 9780826495402 0826495400 9780826495419 0826495419
OCLC Number: 137325273
Description: xiii, 132 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: An Overview of Twelfth Night --
Ch. 1. Shakespeare's Characters --
Ch. 2. Orsino --
Ch. 3. Viola --
Ch. 4. Sir Toby Belch, Sir Andrew Aguecheek and Maria --
Ch. 5. Feste (and Fabian) --
Ch. 6. Olivia --
Ch. 7. Malvolio --
Ch. 8. Antonio and Sebastian.
Series Title: Continuum character studies.
Responsibility: Graham Atkin.
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Aims to promote sophisticated literary analysis through the concept of character. This study demonstrates the necessity of linking character analysis to texts' themes, issues and ideas, and  Read more...

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mention in Bibliotheque d'Humanisme et Renaissance, Tome LXXII (2010) 'Great starting points for first-timers, and food for thought for familiars.' - Will Sharpe, The Shakespeare Bookshop Newsletter Read more...

 
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