Twelfth Night: A Verse Translation in English (Enjoy Shakespeare) (Enjoy Shakespeare)
William ShakespeareISBN: 0975274309;
Book DescriptionIt came by sea, a love that sings both high and low. This complete, line-by-line translation makes the language of Shakespeare's romantic comedy contemporary while preserving the metrical rhythm, complexity, and poetic qualities of the original. The aim is to capture both sound and sense without the need for glosses or notes?to use contemporary language without simplifying or modernizing the play in any other way. Readers experience this hilarious tale of mistaken identity and frustrated love with the challenge, comprehension, and delight of audiences 400 years ago?the way Shakespeare intended. Original. Illustrations. Appendix: How Iambic Pentameter Works.
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