Twelfth Night Summary
William Shakespeare

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Twelfth Night Summary

Twelfth Night was written possibly as early as 1599, but is usually dated 1601. The earliest performance recorded is dated February 2, 1602 at the Middle Temple. Witness John Manningham observed that the play was "much like the Commedy of Errores, or Menechimi in Plautus, but most like and neere to that in Italian called Inganni." Shakespeare was most likely informed by at least three Italian plays titled GI'Inganni, ("The Frauds") which also utilize theme of mistaken identity...

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