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Penny Gay has written a new Introduction to this updated edition of Shakespeare's popular comedy. She stresses the play's theatricality, its elaborate linguistic games and its complex use of Ovidian myths. In addition, Gay analyzes its delicate balancing of romance and realism and exploration of gender, sexuality and identity. First Edition Hb (1985): 0-521-22752-6 First Edition Pb (1985): 0-521-29633-1

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Elizabeth Donno's text with a wholly new Introduction by Penny Gay.

Synopsis:

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. A thorough performance history is accompanied by a new selection of photographs of productions.

Synopsis:

Lively, instructive access to Shakespeare's rich and complex works.

Synopsis:

Elizabeth Donno??'s text with a wholly new Introduction by Penny Gay.

Table of 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521535144
Editor:
Story Donno, Elizabeth
Introduction:
Gay, Penny
Editor:
Story Donno, Elizabeth
Author:
Quiller-Couch, Arthur
Author:
Braunmuller, A. R.
Author:
Wilson, J. Dover
Author:
Donno, Elizabeth Story
Author:
Gibbons, Brian
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Story Donno, Elizabeth
Author:
Gay, Penny
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
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Subject:
Brothers and sisters -- Drama.
Subject:
Twins -- Drama.
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Illyria--Drama
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Updated edition
Series:
New Cambridge Shakespeare
Publication Date:
20040331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
18 b/w illus.
Pages:
186
Dimensions:
8.98x6.38x.52 in. .69 lbs.

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Product details 186 pages Cambridge University Press - English 9780521535144 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Elizabeth Donno's text with a wholly new Introduction by Penny Gay.
"Synopsis" by , 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. A thorough performance history is accompanied by a new selection of photographs of productions.
"Synopsis" by , Lively, instructive access to Shakespeare's rich and complex works.
"Synopsis" by , Elizabeth Donno??'s text with a wholly new Introduction by Penny Gay.
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