Twelfth night or, What you will
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Published:
Toronto ; New York : Bantam Books, 1988.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
xxxii, 127 pages : ill. ; 18 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 8.6 - AR Pts: 4
Status:
Description
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 comeuppance 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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822.33 Q7.13
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0553213083 (pbk.):
Reading Level:
UG
Level 8.6, 4 Points
Lexile code:
NP: Non-Prose

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General Note
"Bantam edition with newly edited text and substantially revised, edited, and amplified notes, introductions, and other materials"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography
Bibliography: p. [121]-125.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Shakespeare, W., & Bevington, D. M. (1988). Twelfth night or, What you will. Toronto ; New York: Bantam Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 and David M. Bevington. 1988. Twelfth Night Or, What You Will. Toronto ; New York: Bantam Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 and David M. Bevington, Twelfth Night Or, What You Will. Toronto ; New York: Bantam Books, 1988.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Shakespeare, William, and David M Bevington. Twelfth Night Or, What You Will. Toronto ; New York: Bantam Books, 1988. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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