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Twelfth Night—More Comic Tools

Lecture no. 8 from the course: How to Read and Understand Shakespeare

Twelfth Night—More Comic Tools

Taught by Professor Marc C. Conner | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

In Shakespeare’s encompassing vision of Twelfth Night, observe how the young characters’ movement toward self-knowledge and mutual love contrasts with plot elements of isolation and rejection. See how the remarkable heroine Viola, a figure of grace, acts as an agent of redemption for the entire world of the play.


June 17, 2016