Twelfth Night | Critical Review by Caryl Brahms

This literature criticism consists of approximately 9 pages of analysis & critique of Twelfth Night.
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Critical Review by Caryl Brahms

SOURCE: A review of Twelfth Night in Plays and Players, Vol. 7, No. 10, July, 1960, pp. 9, 11.

I Wish I could quote the whole of Hazlitt's analysis of the character of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, the whole of Agate's Brief Chronicle of Miss Jean Forbes-Robertson's Viola (and of that I would sacrifice the rest, if need be, for the three words in which this great critic lights a candle to her quality for all time: "This grave baby"). I wish that I had read CE . Montague for your delight. And that good crusty (in the sense that he will surely have produced some judgements for us to chew on) critic, Alan Dent, must sometime, somewhere, have written passages that would be infinitely quotable. And then too, the illuminating first string of The Times—to read him is always to be dumb-founded by his...

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