Twelfth Night | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Illustrated London News

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Twelfth Night.
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SOURCE: A review of Twelfth Night in The Illustrated London News, Vol. LXXXV, No. 2361, July 18, 1884, p. 59.

A by no means inconsiderable advantage was enjoyed by Mr. Irving in ordaining the scenery, costumes, and general decorations of his superb revival of Twelfth Night in the circumstance that he was not tied in any sense to time as regarded the dressing of his characters and their architectural surroundings; nor, to any great extent, was he hampered by the exigencies of place. "A city in Illyria and the seacoast near it" is a geographical expression sufficiently elastic. With regard to the "seacoast," it is enough that it should have a generally Adriatic aspect; while "a city in Illyria," when it is considered that ancient Illyricum comprised apart of the modern Croatia, the whole of Dalmatia, nearly the whole of...

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