William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook
Edited by Sonia Massai
Routledge – 2007 – 210 pages
Series: Routledge Guides to Literature
William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night (c.1600) is one of his most captivating plays. A comedy of mistaken identities, it has given rise to thought-provoking debates around such issues as gender identity and role-playing, manipulation and deception.
Taking the form of a sourcebook, this guide to Shakespeare's spirited play offers:
Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of Twelfth Night and seeking not only a guide to the play, but a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds Shakespeare's text.
Sonia Massai is a Lecturer at King’s College London. She has published widely on Shakespeare and drama and has edited several original plays and a collection of essays on World Wide Shakespeares (Routledge, 2005).