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    Twelfth Night or What You Will (New Cambridge Shakespeare) (Paperback) By (author) William Shakespeare, Edited by Elizabeth Story Donno, Introduction by Penny Gay

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    DescriptionFor this updated edition of Twelfth Night, Penny Gay has written a wholly new Introduction to this well-loved Shakespearean comedy. She stresses the play's theatricality, its elaborate linguistic games and its complex use of Ovidian myths. She analyses the play's delicate balance between romance and realism and its exploration of gender, sexuality and identity. In examining the stage history, Professor Gay suggests that contemporary critical theory could have much to offer 21st century directors and actors. An updated reading list completes the edition.


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    Title
    Twelfth Night or What You Will
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William Shakespeare, Edited by Elizabeth Story Donno, Introduction by Penny Gay
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 184
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 322 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521535144
    ISBN 10: 052153514X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    BIC E4L: LIT
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    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DDS
    DC22: 822.33
    BIC subject category V2: DSGS
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 14
    Ingram Subject Code: PY
    Libri: I-PY
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11500
    DC22: 822.3/3
    B&T General Subject: 495
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 91
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    BISAC V2.8: LIT015000, LCO000000, DRA010000
    BIC subject category V2: 2AB
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    LC classification: PR2837.A2
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PR2837.A2 D355 2004
    Thema V1.0: DSG, DDA, DSBD
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    18 b/w illus.
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    15 March 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    List of illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations and conventions; Introduction by Penny Gay: Date and early performances; The play's sources; Imaginary geography and stage space; Puritans and Clowns; Time, chance, and the poetry of romance; Myths and metamorphosis; Gender, sexuality, and the stage; Language; Music; Stage history; Note on the text; List of characters; The Play; Textual analysis; Reading list.