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Twelfth Night (Signet Classics)

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ISBN13: 9780451526762
ISBN10: 0451526767
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Love, comedy, and false identities take the stage in this play about Orsino, Duke of Illyria; the countess he romantically pursues; and Viola--the woman disguised as a man who comes between them. This Signet edition includes such additional features as an overview of Shakespeare's life and times; commentary by Samuel Johnson, William Hazlitt, and others; and a stage and screen history.

Synopsis:

Unique features include an extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater by the general editor of Signet Classic Shakespeare series, plus a special introduction to the play by the editor Sylvan Barnet, Tufts University. It also contains dramatic criticism from the past and present, and a special introduction to the play by the editor, Herschel Baker, Harvard University.

Description:

2nd rev. ed. / with new and updated critical essays and a revised bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-188).

Table of Contents

Samuel Johnson: From The Plays of William Shakespeare

William Hazlitt: From Characters of Shakespeare?s Plays

Charles Lamb: On the Character of Malvolio

Harley Granville-Barker: Director?s Preface

Linda Bamber: Comedy, Women, and Development

Robert Kimbrough: Androgyny in ?Twelfth Night?

Sylvan Barnet: ?Twelfth Night? on the Stage

NEWLY ADDED ESSAY:

Jean E. Howard: Cross-dressing in ?Twelfth Night?

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780451526762
Editor:
Baker, Herschel
Introduction:
Baker, Herschel
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Baker, Herschel
Publisher:
Signet Book
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Shakespeare, Signet Classic
Publication Date:
19980431
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
7.18x4.46x.57 in. .28 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , Unique features include an extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater by the general editor of Signet Classic Shakespeare series, plus a special introduction to the play by the editor Sylvan Barnet, Tufts University. It also contains dramatic criticism from the past and present, and a special introduction to the play by the editor, Herschel Baker, Harvard University.
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