Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

ISBN: 0743482778

ISBN 13: 9780743482776

Publication Date: July 01, 2004

Publisher: Simon Schuster

Pages: 220

Format: Paperback

Author: William Shakespeare

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Set in a topsy-turvy world like a holiday revel, this comedy devises a romantic plot around separated twins, misplaced passions, and mistaken identity. Juxtaposed to it is the satirical story of a self-deluded steward who dreams of becoming “Count Malvolio” only to receive his comeuppance at the hands of the merrymakers he wishes to suppress. The two plots combine to create a farce touched with melancholy, mixed throughout with seductively beautiful explorations on the themes of love and time, and the play ends, not with laughter, but with a clown’s sad song.

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