Emma Smith

Sep 18, 2023

Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" Part 3: The Language

A Discussion with Emma Smith

New Books Network 2023

In Part 3, Professor Emma Smith offers close-readings of some of the play’s most important scenes, which dramatize the wide range of relationships and types of love explored in the play. Speeches and performers: Orsino, 1.1, “If music be the food of love, play on …” (Jeffrey Blair Cornell) Malvolio and Olivia, 1.5, “I marvel your Ladyship takes delight in such a barren rascal …” (Amanda Harris) Antonio and Sebastian, 2.1, “If you will not murder me for my love …” (Kelly Hunter, MBE) Viola, 2.2, “I left no ring with her …” (Katy Stephens) Malvolio, 2.5, “M.O.A.I. …” (Jeffrey Blair Cornell)

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