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JOHN FLORIO’S A WORLD OF WORDS (1598) AS LINK BETWEEN PLOT AND SUBPLOT IN TWELFTH NIGHT

by Resolute John Florio

The article examines John Florio’s Italian-English dictionary “A World of Words” as a link between plot and subplot in William Shakespeare’s play “Twelfth Night”. It discusses the relevance of Florio’s title to the play, the link between the main romantic and Plautine plot, and the subplot concerning the gulling of Malvolio.

Authors: TARANTINO, ELISABETTA

Source: Notes & Queries. Sep 2016, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p422-424. 3p. Publication Date:2016-09-01 Language: English

DOI:10.1093/notesj/gjw138

Database: Academic Search Index Journal: Notes & Queries Volume: 63 Issue: 3

LINK: https://in.booksc.eu/book/63972850/61fbe6

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Gervasi Nicola 11/09/2021 - 6:39 AM

La deduzione ed il collegamento della Tarantino sono errati. E’ vero pero’ che il significato della “dodicesima notte” si ricava dal dizionario di Florio. Ma la voce e’tutt’altra…

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