Twelfth Night (Folger Shakespeare Library)

Twelfth Night (Folger Shakespeare Library) Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 0743482778
ISBN-13 9780743482776
Year 2004-07-01
Pages 272
Language English
Publisher Simon & Schuster
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Named for the twelfth night after Christmas the end of the Christmas season Twelfth Night plays with love and power The Countess Olivia a woman with her own household attracts Duke or Count Orsino Two other would be suitors are her pretentious steward Malvolio and Sir Andrew Aguecheek Onto this scene arrive the twins Viola and Sebastian caught in a shipwreck each thinks the other has drowned Viola disguises herself as a male page and enters Orsinos service Orsino sends her as his envoy to Oliviaonly to have Olivia fall in love with the messenger The play complicates then wonderfully untangles these relationships The authoritative edition of Twelfth Night from The Folger Shakespeare Library the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers includes Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play Scene by scene plot summaries A key to the plays famous lines and phrases An introduction to reading Shakespeares language An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Librarys vast holdings of rare books An annotated guide to further reading Essay by Catherine Belsey The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC is home to the worlds largest collection of Shakespeares printed works and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs For more information visit Folger edu

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Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 0140621261
Release 1994
Pages 126

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 9781476788609
Release 2015-04-14
Pages 272