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Sep 05, · Written for the period around Christmas, hence the title Twelfth Night, (or What You Will). This version is a new edition by New Cambridge University Press, and it's lovely. This edition is edited by Elizabeth Story Donno, and its introduction is by Penny Gay. They both do a wonderful job/5(). Aug 08, · Twelfth Night is my favourite Shakespeare play and I really enjoyed this version. I loved that it wasn't written like a play but like a story so it helped me with my understanding of the script. I would really recommend this book for people studying the actual script and want a better understanding or just show a general interest in the play.4/5. A short summary of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of Twelfth Night. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
The tale of a young woman who disguises herself as a man and becomes entangled in the courtship of two local aristocrats upends conventions of romance and gender roles. First staged in , Twelfth Night is one of Shakespeare’s most performed plays. Read a character analysis of Viola, plot summary, and important quotes. [Sings] 'O, the twelfth day of December,'--MARIA For the love o' God, peace! Enter MALVOLIO. MALVOLIO My masters, are you mad? or what are you? Have ye no wit, manners, nor honesty, but to gabble like tinkers at this time of night? Do ye make an alehouse of my lady's house, that ye squeak out your coziers' catches without any mitigation or. Twelfth Night, or What You Will is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around – as a Twelfth Night's entertainment for the close of the Christmas season. The play centres on the twins Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck. Viola falls in love with Duke Orsino, who in turn is in love with Countess Olivia. Upon meeting Viola, Countess Olivia falls in . Twelfth Night quiz that tests what you know. Perfect prep for Twelfth Night quizzes and tests you might have in school.
Synopsis Twelfth Night —an allusion to the night of festivity preceding the Christian celebration of the Epiphany—combines love, confusion, mistaken identities, and joyful discovery. After the twins Sebastian and Viola survive a shipwreck, neither knows that the other is alive. Feb 10, · The gentle melancholy and lyrical atmosphere of Twelfth Night, enlivened by a comic sub-plot of considerable accomplishment, have long made the play a favourite with Shakespearian audiences. Illustrated throughout by Sir John Gilbert (), famous for 4/5. Twelfth Night; or, What You Will is a comedy, believed to have been written around –02 as a Twelfth Night's entertainment for the close of the Christmas season. The play expanded on the musical interludes and riotous disorder expected of the occasion, with plot elements drawn from the short story "Of Apollonius and Silla" by Barnabe Rich, based on a story by Matteo Bandello. This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world’s books discoverable online. Twelfth Night Author: William Shakespeare, Arthur Donald Innes, Frederick Erastus Pierce.