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Twelfth Night

William Shakespeare

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Bloom, Harold, ed. Modern Critical Interpretations of Twelfth Night. New York: Chelsea House, 1987.

———. Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human. New York: Riverhead Books, 1998.

Booth, Stephen. “Twelfth Night 1.1: The Audience as Malvolio.” In Shakespeare’s Rough Magic: Essays in Honor of C. L. Barber, ed. Peter Erickson and Coppélia Kahn. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1985. 149–167.

Gay, Penny. “Twelfth Night: Desire and Its Discontents.” In As She Likes It: Shakespeare’s Unruly Women. London: Routledge, 1994. 17–47.

Greenblatt, Stephen, gen. ed. The Norton Shakespeare (Based on the Oxford Edition). New York and London: W.W. Norton & Co., 1997.

King, Walter N., ed. Twentieth-Century Interpretations of Twelfth Night. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1968.

Leggatt, Alexander. Twelfth Night: Shakespeare’s Comedy of Love. London: Methuen, 1974.

Wells, Stanley, ed. Twelfth Night: Critical Essays. New York: Garland, 1986.

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Q. Consider Twelfth Night as a romantic comedy.

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Answer: William Shakespeare has written a number of romantic comedies. Twelfth Night is one of the finest comedies of the author. We know that a romantic comedy is a play in which the romantic elements are mingled with comic elements. It is a form of comedy which deals with love. Love at first sight is often its main theme.
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Q. "Twelfth Night is a typical romantic comedy of Shakespeare." Discuss. Or. What aspects of Twelfth Night justify its being called a romantic play? Or. Critically comment on Twelfth Night as a romantic comedy. Or. Consider Twelfth Night as a romantic

by touhidsm, May 02, 2014

Ans: William Shakespeare has written a number of romantic comedies. Twelfth Night is one of the finest comedies of the author. We know that a romantic comedy is a play in which the romantic elements are mingled with comic elements. It is a form of comedy which deals with love. Love at first sight is often its main theme. Generally, a romantic comedy starts with some problems that make the union of the lover difficult. But it ends with their happy union. Twelfth Night is a typical romantic play of Shakespeare. It has some elements which give ... Read more

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Twelfth Night as a romantic comedy

by touhidsm, May 04, 2014

Answer: William Shakespeare has written a number of romantic comedies. Twelfth Night is one of the finest comedies of the author. We know that a romantic comedy is a play in which the romantic elements are mingled with comic elements. It is a form of comedy which deals with love. Love at first sight is often its main theme. Generally, a romantic comedy starts with some problems that make the union of the lover difficult. But it ends with their happy union. Twelfth Night is a typical romantic play of Shakespeare. It has some elements which gi... Read more

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