'The Role of Music in 'Twelfth Night' + 'Anxieties of intimacy: Twelfth Night'

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Indulgence + Festivity: What Critic?
'The Roll of Music in Twelfth Night' - John Hollander, 1956
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"Develops an ethic of indulgence based on the notion that the personality of any individual is a function of the dynamic appetites that may govern his behaviour" - Over indulgence in the play (Sir T's drinking, Orsino's love + Olivia's mourning)
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Quote 2
"Surfeiting the appetite that it will sicken and die leaving fulfilled the tempered, harmonious self" (Characters feel that over indulgent will give them what they desire)
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Quote 3
"Exterior fluids of all kinds ... the rain of inevitability ... in constant reference throughout the play" - Fluids are important in Twelfth Night;"hungry as the sea" + "as long as there is a passage in my throat and drink in Illyria"
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Orsino + homosexuality: What Critic?
'Anxieties of intimacy: Twelfth Night' 1995
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Quote 1
"Orsino's agonised sense of betrayal arises more from the loss of Cesario than from the loss of Olivia, a reaction that permits the audience to accept his love for Viola when her true sex is revealed"
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"Like the Egyptian thief at point of death - kill what I love? A savage jealousy that sometimes savours nobly"
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Quote 2
"boy actors served as catamites within all-male productions" - Context
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Quote 3
"Such reflective allusions to the actors maleness generated emotional crosscurrents counter to the plays drive towards heterosexual union" - "And since you have called me master for so long, here is my hand"
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Quote 4
"calls attention to the principle layers of gender identity and so keeps spectators alert to all the layers involved" - "all is semblative a womans part" (Ironic as she is a man playing a woman playing a man)
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Quote 5
"In modern productions, the allusions to Viola's male identity are comic rather than reflexive or metatheatrical and the marriages that end the play seem 'natural'" - "Then think you right, I am not what I am"
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Quote 6
"Orsino twice refers to her as if she were male"
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"Develops an ethic of indulgence based on the notion that the personality of any individual is a function of the dynamic appetites that may govern his behaviour" - Over indulgence in the play (Sir T's drinking, Orsino's love + Olivia's mourning)

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Quote 1

Card 3

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"Surfeiting the appetite that it will sicken and die leaving fulfilled the tempered, harmonious self" (Characters feel that over indulgent will give them what they desire)

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Card 4

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"Exterior fluids of all kinds ... the rain of inevitability ... in constant reference throughout the play" - Fluids are important in Twelfth Night;"hungry as the sea" + "as long as there is a passage in my throat and drink in Illyria"

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Preview of the back of card 4

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'Anxieties of intimacy: Twelfth Night' 1995

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