Twelfth Night : Or, What You Will

Edition: Revised
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 1998-04-01
Publisher(s): SIGNET
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Unique features include an extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater by the general editor of Signet Classic Shakespeare series, plus a special introduction to the play by the editor Sylvan Barnet, Tufts University. It also contains dramatic criticism from the past and present, and a special introduction to the play by the editor, Herschel Baker, Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Shakespeare: An Overviewp. vii
Biographical Sketchp. vii
A Note on the Anti-Stratfordians, Especially Baconians and Oxfordiansp. xi
The Shakespeare Canonp. xv
Shakespeare's Englishp. xviii
Shakespeare's Theaterp. xxvi
A Note on the Use of Boy Actors in Female Rolesp. xxxiii
Shakespeare's Dramatic Language: Costumes, Gestures and Silences; Prose and Poetryp. xxxvi
The Play Text as a Collaborationp. xliii
Editing Textsp. xlix
Shakespeare on the Stagep. liv
Introductionp. lxiii
Twelfth Nightp. 1
Textual Notep. 105
The Source of Twelfth Nightp. 108
Of Apolonius and Sillap. 110
From The Plays of William Shakespearep. 131
From Characters of Shakespear's Playsp. 133
On the Character of Malvoliop. 136
Director's Prefacep. 139
Comedy, Women, and Developmentp. 146
Androgyny in Twelfth Nightp. 152
Cross-dressing in Twelfth Nightp. 159
Twelfth Night on Stage and Screenp. 164
Suggested Referencesp. 175
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