Twelfth Night

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 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 I wish I could ve seen what performances of this play were like in Shakespeare s time Since women couldn t be on stage, men had to play the women s roles, which means that the guy playing Viola had to also dress up as a man while acting like a woman You have to wonder if the audience ever really knew
Twins Freaky or Fun Twelfth Night is Shakespeare s answer to that age old question.While I was listening to this, I had no idea that Viola Sebastian were twins As far as I knew, they were just siblings But, apparently, they were if I had read the blurb, I would have known this.And, apparently, it was also easy to pass as a man 400 years ago I guess if Gwen could do it and still find time to write her ever practical GOOP blog , then I could too This is useful to know, in case I Twins Freaky or Fun Twelfth Night is Shakespeare s answer to that age old question.While I was listening to this, I had no idea that Viola Sebastian were twins As far as I knew, they were just siblings But, apparently, they were if I had read the blurb, I would have known this.And, apparently, it was also easy to pass as a man 400 years ago I guess if Gwen could do it and still find time to write her ever practical GOOP blog , then I could too This is useful to know, in case I ever get that time machine in the basement working, and then decide to travel back to the 1600 s to trick another woman into falling in love with me Otherwise, not quite as useful.Anyway So what was this one about Warning Spoilers But, realistically, I probably didn t understand what actually happened in the play anyway, so everything in this review isthan likely wrong Warning Incorre
Twelfth night is probably the most well rounded of all the Shakespearean comedies I have read so far, both for its structure and thematic scope, which is close to the darkest side of his best tragedies Evading the somewhat shallow hedonism of his earlier comedies, the perplexed reader encounters a play that is opened with a shipwreck on the coast of the fictional town of Illyria The twins Viola and Sebastian were onboard of the crashed vessel but they lose sight of each other amidst the chao Twelfth night is probably the most well rounded of all the Shakespearean comedies I have read so far, both for its structure and thematic scope, which is close to the darkest side of his best tragedies Evading the somewhat shallow hedonism of his earlier comedies, the perplexed reader encounters a play that is opened with a shipwreck on the coast of the fictional town of Illyria The twins Viola and Sebastian were onboard of the crashed vessel but they lose sight of each other amidst the chaos and they both assume the other is dead A chain of improbable events lead to several impersonations and mistaken identities that involve gender and c
Book Review4 out of 5 stars to Twelfth Night, a comedy written in 1601 by William Shakespeare There arereviews written about Shakespeare than either of us know what to do with, on, over or about So you re not getting a review from me What I will say is the following Love him or not, the man can create brilliant plots and characters Twins Mistaken identities Tomfoolery Witchcraft A chain of who s on first when it comes to which character is
The treatment of Malvolio is a little too cruel, Belch and Aguecheek are a little too coarse, and the resolution is a little too abrupt, and so this excellent Shakespearean comedy falls a little short of perfection St
Now a strange, astonishing thing or two , happened, off the west coast of the Balkans, Illyria , in an undetermined age, aristocratic, identical twins, a boy and a girl, well around twenty, give or take a few years, were lost at sea, shipwrecked by a powerful storm Presumed drowned by the other surviving sibling, both saw their relative in an untenable situation But this being a play, the twins keep on breathing, reaching the beautiful, dry, glorious beach, with separate help from out of the Now a strange, astonishing thing or two , happened, off the west coast of the Balkans, Illyria , in an undetermined age, aristocratic, identical twins, a boy and a girl, well around twenty, give or take a few years, were lost at sea, shipwrecked by a powerful storm Presumed drowned by the other surviving sibling, both saw their relative in an untenable situation But this being a play, the twins keep on breathing, reaching the beautiful, dry, glorious beach, with separate help from out of the bl
Reading Shakespeare is almost like going down into the basement of literature and examining the foundations So often I find the origins of what has become trite and overdone, and yet Shakespeare was the fountain from which
Twelfth Night or, What You Will, William ShakespeareTwelfth Night, or What You Will is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around 1601 02 as a Twelfth Night s entertainment for the close of the Christmas season The play centres on the twins Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck Viola who is disguised as Cesario falls in love with Duke Orsino, who in turn is in love with the Countess Olivia Upon meeting Viola, Countess Olivia falls in love with her Twelfth Night or, What You Will, Wil
December 31, 2017 reviewMy return to the world of William Shakespeare and my favorite play though I find Hamlet and Much Ado About Nothing to be superior dramatically, neither are as romantic or riotously funny as this brought me back to my first reread on Goodreads and Twelfth Night Work on my novel ground to a halt several weeks ago at the halfway mark and I wanted to return to a couple of texts that remind me of why I m a writer I also noticed that as of December 30, I was one book short December 31, 2017 reviewMy return to the world of William Shakespeare and my favorite play though I find Hamlet and Much Ado About Nothing to be superior dramatically, neither are as romantic or riotously funny as this brought me back to my first reread on Goodreads and Twelfth Night Work on my novel ground to a halt several weeks ago at the halfway mark and I wanted to return to a couple of texts that remind me of why I m a writer I also noticed that as
I really didn t expect to like this Most comedy is wasted on me, but Shakespearean comedy is just so damn funny Reading this play is only half the picture I think this is a play that really must be seen in performance as well I watched a DvD version of the recent globe production and I was practically rolling on my living room floor with laughter It had an all male cast, which just made it even better Mark Rylance as Olivia was just pure comic genius, and Stephen Fry as Malvolio was just a I really didn t expect to like this Most comedy is wasted on me, but Shakespearean comedy is just so damn funny Reading this play is only half the picture I think this is a play that really must be seen in performance as well I watched a DvD version of the recent globe production and I was practically rolling on my living room floor with laughter It had an all male cast, which just made it even better Mark Rylance as Olivia was just pure comic genius, and Stephen Fry as Malvolio was just awkward and hilarious It was simply amazing The scene with the yellow stockings was ju

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  • Paperback
  • 215 pages
  • Twelfth Night
  • William Shakespeare
  • English
  • 15 March 2019
  • 0553213083