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Twelfth Night or What You Will


  • 18 b/w illus.
  • Page extent: 186 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.427 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 822.3/3
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: PR2837.A2 D355 2004
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc.--Drama
    • Brothers and sisters--Drama
    • Mistaken identity--Drama
    • Illyria--Drama
    • Twins--Drama

Library of Congress Record


 (ISBN-13: 9780521827928 | ISBN-10: 0521827922)

  • There was also a Paperback of this title but it is no longer available | Adobe eBook
  • Published March 2004

Replaced by 9781107126275

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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


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.

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