Overview

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. She analyses the play's delicate balance between romance and realism and its exploration of gender, sexuality and identity. In examining the stage history, Professor Gay suggests that contemporary critical theory could have much to offer 21st century directors and actors. An ...
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Twelfth Night or What You Will

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Overview

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. She analyses the play's delicate balance between romance and realism and its exploration of gender, sexuality and identity. In examining the stage history, Professor Gay suggests that contemporary critical theory could have much to offer 21st century directors and actors. An updated reading list completes the edition.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781139812368
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/2013
  • Series: The New Cambridge Shakespeare
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • File size: 9 MB

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    Silverflower

    She got the bedding and the moss with water an the borage and the fresh mouse and thyme an a stick ready for Moongaze.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2012

    perfect

    This is a good book for teens to read

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2004

    the twelfth night

    The twelfth night was a pretty good book. It has some pretty good fight scenes, and their is this guy really funny because he sings some funny songs. It's another book written by shakespeare. Their is some parts in the book that are really boring, but towards the middle and the end where it starts to pick up. The book is basically story about a man that is trying to be with girl and his father won't let him. So I guess it's also a love story because he tries to with his dad to let him marry this that he loves so much.

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