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Shakespeare"s Twelfth night. by William Shakespeare

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Published by Coles in Toronto .
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SeriesColes notes
ContributionsLamb, Sidney.
The Physical Object
Pagination66p. :
Number of Pages66
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Open LibraryOL18153369M

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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: Introductory Talk. A leading Shakespeare scholar presents a pre-show talk introducing Twelfth Night, supported by a Globe actor bringing scenes from the play to life. Book Now Discover more. Ask an Actor Live: Twelfth Night. Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre. Our popular post-show Q and A with the cast of Twelfth Night. Twelfth Night, or What You Will is a romantic 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 centres on the twins Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a (who is disguised as Cesario) falls in love with Duke Orsino, who in turn is in . The mood of Twelfth Night certainly suits the occasion. The alternative title, What You Will, possibly was Shakespeare's own name for the play (note the similarity to As You Like It), which might have been changed to distinguish it from John Marston's play, also called What You Will, written in A prominent nineteenth-century German.

Twelfth Night Summary Viola, separated from her twin Sebastian, dresses as a boy and works for the Duke Orsino, whom she falls in love with. Orsino is in love with the Countess Olivia, and sends Viola to court her for him, but Olivia falls for Viola instead. Twelfth Night; or, What You Will, William Shakespeare 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 the twins Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck.4/5(K). Twelfth Night—an allusion to the night of festivity preceding the Christian celebration of the Epiphany—combines love, confusion, mistaken identities, and joyful discovery.. After the twins Sebastian and Viola survive a shipwreck, neither knows that the other is alive. Viola goes into service with Count Orsino of Illyria, disguised as a young man, “Cesario.”. Staying with Olivia is her uncle Sir Toby, who is encouraging Sir Andrew, his drinking-companion and source of funds, to woo Olivia. While carousing with Olivia’s fool Feste late one night, they quarrel with Malvolio, and with the help of Olivia’s maid Maria, they decide to trick him. Maria writes a letter to Malvolio, forging Olivia’s.

By Barbara Mowat and Paul Werstine. Editors of the Folger Shakespeare Library Editions. In Twelfth Night, Shakespeare plays with the intersections of love and power. The Countess Olivia is presented to us at the play’s beginning as an independent and powerful woman. observe his construction of it. For this night, to bed, and dream on the event. Farewell. Exit. SIR TOBY BELCH Good night, Penthesilea. SIR ANDREW Before me, she's a good wench. SIR TOBY BELCH She's a beagle, true-bred, and one that adores me: what o' that? SIR ANDREW I was adored once too. SIR TOBY BELCH Let's to bed, knight. Thou hadst need. William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night One of the first lines in the play Twelfth Night reveals the main theme of the play. Curio asks, "Will you go hunt, my lord? " And Duke Orsino replies, "Why, so I do, the noblest that I have. O, when mine eyes did see Olivia first, methought she purged the air of pestilence; that instant was I turned into a hart, and my . LibriVox Volunteers Book Coordinator: Christie Nowak Meta Coordinator: Catharine Eastman Proof Listener: Elizabeth Klett. Links. Internet Archive Page. Online text. Wikipedia - William Shakespeare. Wikipedia Book - Twelfth Night. Standard CD cover. M4B audio book (67mb) Download cover art Download CD case insert. Twelfth Night.