Twelfth-night

or, what you will. By Mr. William Shakespear.
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printed for J. Tonson, and the rest of the proprietors; and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster , London
SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 8618, no. 08.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination70,[2]p.,plate
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Open LibraryOL18361883M

Twelfth Night, or What You Will is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around as a Twelfth Night's entertainment for the close of the Christmas season. The play centers on Twelfth-night book twins Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck.4/5(K).

A delightfully comic tale of mistaken identities, Twelfth Night revolves around the physical likeness between Sebastian and his twin sister, Viola, each of whom, when separated after a shipwreck, believes the other to be dead.

The theatrical romp begins when Viola assumes the identity of Cesario, a page in the household of the Duke of Orsino/5(). The Arden Shakespeare series are Twelfth-night book best commentry on Shakespeare around.

If you're studying Twelfth Night for exams, coursework or for performance (either directing or performing), then this book will be essential to get the best from the play/5(). One of the best-loved comedies ever written, Twelfth Night is perhaps Shakespeare's most lyrical as well as most experimental play.

This Penguin Shakespeare edition is edited by M. Mahood with an introduction by Michael Dobson/5(). As all of Shakespeare's plays there is a lesson to be taught. In the notes of 'Appearance In Twelfth Night' it says "Shakespeare shows how misleading appearances can be, and that what is in peoples' hearts is far more important than the clothes they wear.4/5.

Twelfth Night The play Twelfth Night was written by William Shakespeare (). It is one of his most celebrated comedies, along with Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, As You Like It and A Midsummer's Night Dream.

To thee the book even of my secret soul: Therefore, good youth, address thy gait unto her; Be not denied access, stand at her doors, And tell them, there thy fixed foot shall grow Till thou have audience. VIOLA Sure, my noble lord, If she be so abandon'd to her sorrow As it is spoke, she never will admit me.

DUKE ORSINO Be clamorous and leap. Free download or read online Twelfth Night pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by William Shakespeare.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, plays story are Viola, Count Orsino.4/5. In the kingdom of Illyria, a nobleman named Orsino lies around listening to music, pining away for the love of Lady Olivia.

He cannot have her because she is in mourning for her dead brother and refuses to entertain any proposals of marriage. Meanwhile, off the coast, a storm has caused a terrible shipwreck.

A young, aristocratic-born woman. Twelfth Night; Or, What You Will Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Comedies Subject: Mistaken identity -- Drama Subject: Twins -- Drama Subject: Brothers and sisters -- Drama Subject: audio books by Jane Austen.

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Many of Shakespeare's plays were performed at court (both for Queen Elizabeth I and, after her death infor King James I), some were /5(37). William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, the incredible comedy about unrequited love, both hilarious and heartbreaking, now presented by the Folger Shakespeare Library with valuable new tools for educators and dynamic new covers.

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 4/4(62). With an expert introduction by Sir Jonathan Bate, this unique edition presents a historical overview of Twelfth Night in performance, takes a detailed look at specific productions, and recommends.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(20). Twelfth Night book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A classic tale written for the young reader as an introduction to the /5. Twelfth Night quiz that tests what you know.

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Twelfth Night Note: There is an improved edition of this title, eBook # Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Comedies Subject: Mistaken identity -- Drama Subject: Twins -- Drama Subject: Brothers and sisters -- Drama Subject: Shipwreck survival -- Drama Subject: Illyria -- Drama Category.

Twelfth Night, or What You Will (Annotated by Henry N. Hudson with an Introduction by Charles Harold Herford) by William Shakespeare, Henry N. Hudson, et al.

| Jun 1, out of 5 stars 5. Protagonist Twelfth Night is a play about desire’s power to override conventions of class, religion, and even gender. Several characters begin the play believing they want one thing, only to have love teach them they actually want something else.

Orsino thinks he wants Olivia, until he falls in love with Viola (dressed as Cesario.). Twelfth Night, by Deanna Raybourn, gives us a tidbit of what is now happening in the lives of Lady Julia and her husband, Brisbane. To celebrate the passing of another decade, the admired (and often eccentric) March family have gathered together to perform 4/5.

Shakespeare weaves together real and invented place references in the play. Many of Shakespeare’s comedies are set in Italy, and most of the characters in Twelfth Night have Italian names, suggesting the play is set in the vicinity of Italy.

Viola and Sebastian refer to their homeland as Messaline. Some scholars have suggested that Messaline. Book Wizard; Twelfth Night. By William Shakespeare.

Grades. Genre. Fiction. When Viola finds herself shipwrecked and alone, she disguises herself as a man so that she will be able to work.

In doing so, she ends up in a love triangle. Will she be able to find a solution for the situation?. Twelfth Night book.

Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Michael and John, a May/December couple, navigate the repercussions o 4/5. Twelfth Night; or, What You Will is a comedy, believed to have been written around –02 as a Twelfth Night's entertainment for the close of the Christmas season.

The play expanded on the musical interludes and riotous disorder expected of the occasion, with plot elements drawn from the short story "Of Apollonius and Silla" by Barnabe Rich.

Many people in Twelfth Night assume a disguise of one kind or another. The most obvious example is Viola, who puts on the clothing of a man and makes everyone believe that she is a male. This disguise causes great sexual confusion, as a bizarre love triangle results in which Viola is in love with Orsino, who loves Olivia—who loves Cesario, the male identity that Viola assumes.

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'If music be the food of love, play on,Give me excess of it'Separated from her twin brother Sebastian after a shipwreck, Viola disguises herself as a boy to serve the Duke Orsino. Wooing a countess on his behalf, she is stunned to find herself the object of her affections.

Amorous intrigues, practical jokes, sexual confusion and riotous disorder ensue in this lyrical, hugely popular romantic. TWELFTH NIGHT by William Shakespeare - FULL Audio Book - DRAMATIC READING - Twelfth Night; or, What You Will is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around as a.

Twelfth Night, Or, What You Will (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Signet Classics) by William Shakespeare and a great selection of related books. This edition of the "Twelfth Night" resolves this problem brillantly, by combining the COMPLETE text of the play, with footnotes explaining archaic terms, with the illumination of Cartooning.

Combining the written word with images is a powerful storytelling tool, & Shakespeare was, first & formost, a storyteller.5/5(5). About Twelfth Night 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. Twelfth Night - Ebook written by William Shakespeare.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Twelfth Night.The name Twelfth Night has no particular connection to the events in the play.

The name likely comes from a performance of the play twelve days after Christmas, on the Feast of the Epiphany, possibly at Whitehall Palace in The mood of Twelfth Night certainly suits the occasion.