Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Book - 2010
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From the Royal Shakespeare Company - a modern, definitive edition of Shakespeare's great comedy of love, folly and mistaken identity. 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 film versions. Included in this edition are interviews with three leading directors - Sam Mendes, Declan Donnellan and Neil Bartlett - providing an illuminating insight into the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible. This edition also includes an essay on Shakespeare's career and Elizabethan theatre, and enables the reader to understand the play as it was originally intended - as living theatre to be enjoyed and performed.

Ideal for students, theatre-goers, actors and general readers, the RSC Shakespeare editions offer a fresh, accessible and contemporary approach to reading and rediscovering Shakespeare's works for the twenty-first century.
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 2010.
ISBN: 9780230243842
Branch Call Number: 822.33 Q7b
Characteristics: 178 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Bate, Jonathan
Rasmussen, Eric 1960-

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tikirose
Aug 10, 2016

In preparation for a trip to Ashland, I've been slogging my way through the five Shakespeare plays being performed there this season. Twelfth Night was the 5th play I read. What a delight: a ridiculous plot, great characters, much humor. So looking forward to seeing it performed. And now I'm finished reafing Shakespeare until next summer. On the lookout for something very light: perhaps a romantic mysterious western?

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HRCK0
Jul 04, 2015

I usually don't read Shakespeare, but this one is awesome! A lot of comedy and stuff is going on in the same time.
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DareMolly2
Jun 25, 2011

Read this at school, but this edition is really great for understanding and learning Shakespeare.

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