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Twelfth Night / Hamlet

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Published by Macmillan in New York, USA .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Bertrand Evans
SeriesLiterary Heritage; a Macmillan paperback series
ContributionsEvans, Bertrand, 1912-1999
LC ClassificationsPR2837.A2 E9 1963
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 354 p.
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24942836M
OCLC/WorldCa5224831, 30257989, 503862079

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Twelfth Night is one of Shakespeare's liveliest and most accessible romantic comedies - but also deals intelligently with issues of gender, sexual desire, class and social harmony. The enchanting story of Viola dressed as the page Cesario, with whom both Orsino and Orsino's erstwhile object of desire fall in love, is filled with rapturous Reviews: K. Twelfth Night, in full Twelfth Night; or, What You Will, comedy in five acts by William Shakespeare, written about –02 and printed in the First Folio of from a transcript of an authorial draft or possibly a playbook. Chose the Act & Scene from the list below to read Twelfth Night translated into modern English: All’s Well That Ends Well Antony and Cleopatra As You Like It The Comedy of Errors Coriolanus Cymbeline Hamlet Henry IV Part 1 Henry IV Part 2 Henry VIII Henry VI Part 1 Henry VI Part 2 Henry VI Part 3 Henry V Julius Caesar King John King Lear. Plot Summary Duke Orsino of Illyria is in love with Olivia, but his advances are rejected. A shipwrecked Viola arrives on his shores, and with the help of a Captain, disguises herself as a boy, calling herself Cesario, and enters Orsino’s service. Orsino takes to Cesario, and sends ‘him’ to woo Olivia for him.