Twelfth Night (Manga Shakespeare Series)

Twelfth Night (Manga Shakespeare Series)


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A comedy of mistaken identity and thwarted love, Twelfth Night is one of Shakespeare's most beloved plays and is frequently performed and studied across the country. When Viola finds herself shipwrecked, she pretends to be a male servant and falls in love with Duke Orsino. The Manga Shakespeare interpretation, which incorporates fresh ideas and thoughtful settings, will introduce the classic play to a new audience of Shakespeare fans.

Praise for Twelfth Night
“This manga adaptation of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy is as enjoyable as the Bard intended. Li’s sweet shojo art style fits the story perfectly, and the pseudohistorical setting is fun. Her deft touch with facial expressions, comic inserts, and chibis (cute little cartoon characters) will help readers understand the Elizabethan dialogue. This solid entry in the Manga Shakespeare series will make a useful addition to class studies, especially for teachers reluctant to use adaptations with simplified language.” –Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810997189
Publisher: ABRAMS
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Series: Manga Shakespeare Series
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 446,597
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Nana Li's prime source of inspiration has always been manga or manga-influenced art, although she also loves games, movies, fashion, culture, concept, and classical art.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Place of Death:

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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Twelfth Night (Manga Shakespeare Series) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
TheTie-DyeUnicorn More than 1 year ago
While I'm not a huge Manga fan, I do like Shakespeare, and i must say I enjoyed this version of Twelfth Night. A few of the outfits are a bit questionable, but other then that-and the fact that it's set in a cool steampunk setting- this is 100% true to Shakespeare. It is well written and drawn and I would recommend it to a manga lover who is interested in good literature. This is a good way to start! -TheTie-DyeUnicorn