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Malvolio's Revenge
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1173  Wednesday, 2 June 2004

[1]     From:   Dennis Taylor <
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        Date:   Tuesday, 1 Jun 2004 13:41:41 -0400
        Subj:   Re: SHK 15.1158 Malvolio's Revenge

[2]     From:   Christine Gordon <
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        Date:   Tuesday, 1 Jun 2004 17:21:40 -0500
        Subj:   Re: SHK 15.1158 Malvolio's Revenge


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From:           Dennis Taylor <
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Date:           Tuesday, 1 Jun 2004 13:41:41 -0400
Subject: 15.1158 Malvolio's Revenge
Comment:        Re: SHK 15.1158 Malvolio's Revenge

I would venture that Malvolio's revenge was the Reformation.

Just a thought,
DT

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From:           Christine Gordon <
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Date:           Tuesday, 1 Jun 2004 17:21:40 -0500
Subject: 15.1158 Malvolio's Revenge
Comment:        Re: SHK 15.1158 Malvolio's Revenge

Sophie asked:

 >For the novel, I had to make up a play--well, at least, bits of it, a
 >plot line for it, anyway, and a couple of speeches. But I wondered,
 >after I'd finished, if any play based on the notion of Malvolio's
 >Revenge has actually been performed, or even written, anywhere? It would
 >be fun to know, not that it would have any bearing at all on my purely
 >imaginary concoction.
 >
 >Sophie Masson

No play I know of, but Alan Gordon's novel _Thirteenth Night_ is based
on this premise. If you every wondered what happened after the curtain
fell in _Twelfth Night_, this provides some interesting answers.

Chris Gordon, Minneapolis (who hopes your book will be published in the
U.S. eventually!)

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