This edition is slightly edited with an introduction by Jonathan Crewe, and includes notes describing unfamiliar terms beneath the text; 92 pgs, pb.
This edition of Twelfth Night is edited with an introduction by Jonathan Crewe and was recently repackaged with cover art by Manuja Waldia. Waldia received a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators for the Pelican Shakespeare series.
The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare's time, an introduction to the individual play, and a detailed note on the text used. Updated by general editors Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller, these easy-to-read editions incorporate over thirty years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the original series, edited by Alfred Harbage, appeared between 1956 and 1967. With stunning new covers, definitive texts, and illuminating essays, the Pelican Shakespeare will remain a valued resource for students, teachers, and theater professionals for many years to come.
Twelfth Night is one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies. Revolving around the main ideas of "mistaken identities and unrequited love," this play explores the complicated, intermingled relationships among the main characters of Orsino, Olivia, Viola, and Cesario. Several editions are available. ~ Enh