Twelfth Night or What You Will (The New Cambridge Shakespeare series) / Edition 2

Twelfth Night or What You Will (The New Cambridge Shakespeare series) / Edition 2

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by William Shakespeare, Elizabeth Story Donno, Penny Gay
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052153514X

ISBN-13: 9780521535144

Pub. Date: 12/31/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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):

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521535144
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Series:
New Cambridge Shakespeare Series
Edition description:
Updated edition
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
775,680
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

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.

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