Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare, is part of the Barnes & Noble Shakespeare series. This unique series features newly edited texts prepared by leading scholars from America and Great Britain, in collaboration with one of the world’s foremost Shakespeare authorities, David Scott Kastan of Columbia University. Together they have produced texts as faithful as possible to those that Shakespeare wrote.
Each volume in the Barnes & Noble Shakespeare includes:
Widely regarded as Shakespeare’s most perfect comedy, Twelfth Night follows the twisting paths that lead to love. The editor, Claire McEachern, provides an illuminating context for the play, showing how England’s struggle to define a national religious identity underlies many of the play’s conflicts.