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Twelfth Night
 

Twelfth Night (Paperback, New edition)

By Shakespeare, William
By Bevington, David

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Set in a topsy-turvy world like a holiday revel, this comedy devises a romantic plot around separated twins, misplaced passions, and mistaken identity. Juxtaposed to it is the satirical story of a self-deluded steward who dreams of becoming Count Malvolio only to receive his come...uppance at the hands of the merrymakers he wishes to suppress. The two plots combine to create a farce touched with melancholy, mixed throughout with seductively beautiful explorations on the themes of love and time, and the play ends, not with laughter, but with a clown's sad song. Each Edition Includes: - Comprehensive explanatory notes - Vivid introductions and the most up-to-date scholarship - Clear, modernized spelling and punctuation, enabling contemporary readers to understand the Elizabethan English - Completely updated, detailed bibliographies and performance histories - An interpretive essay on film adaptations of the play, along with an extensive filmography
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ISBN 9780553213089
Released NZ 1 Jan 1980
Publisher Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub
Format Paperback, New edition
Series Bantam Classic
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ISBN-13 9780553213089
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub
Imprint Bantam Doubleday Dell
Released 1 Jan 1980
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Shakespeare, William
By Bevington, David
Series Bantam Classic
Category Drama Texts, Plays
Number of Pages 127
Dimensions Width: 108mm
Height: 178mm
Spine: 18mm
Dewey Code 822.33
Weight 91g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Mistaken identity, Comedies, Illyria, Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc - Drama, Brothers and sisters - Drama
NBS Text Drama Texts, Plays & Screenplays
ONIX Text General/trade

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