Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night William Shakespeare ; David Bevington

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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Specificaties

ISBN
9780553213089
Uitgever
Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Druk
1e
Datum
01-01-1988
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
127 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback
Genre
Theater/toneel

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