Shipwreck scene from Twelfth Night.

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This is Illyria Ladie

In Twelfth Night, Viola is shipwrecked on the Adriatic coast of Illyria, which we now know as Croatia.

Most of Shakespeare's comedies were set abroad,
though we cannot be sure if he travelled outside England.

However, his maps and books equipped him to conjure up foreign lands convincingly - as if he were writing on location.

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