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Othello (No Fear Shakespeare Series) - William Shakespeare

Othello (No Fear Shakespeare Series)

Paperback

Published: July 2003
For Ages: 12+ years old
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"No Fear Shakespeare" gives you the complete text of "Othello" on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right. Each No Fear Shakespeare contains

* The complete text of the original play
* A line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday language
* A complete list of characters with descriptions
* Plenty of helpful commentary

About the Author

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was born in Stratford-upon-Avon where his father was a prosperous glover. His early life is obscure, but he married Anne Hathaway in 1682 with whom he had two children. By 1592 he was establishing himself in London, and over the next twenty years he wrote thirty-seven plays-and contributed to many more-was a prolific poet, and was taken up by several influential patrons. His Sonnets were first printed in 1609 by George Eld for Thomas Thorpe. The identity of Mr. W.H. to whom the Sonnets are dedicated remains a mystery, as does the identity of the aristocratic youth in the Sonnets and the enigmatic Dark Lady.

Introductionp. v
About the Playp. v
Leading Characters in the Playp. xii
Synopsisp. xiii
Othello: commentaryp. xv
Time Sequences in Othellop. xviii
Shakespeare's Versep. xix
Source, Date, and Textp. xx
Characters in the Playp. xxi
Othellop. 1
The 'Willow' Songp. 145
The Source of Othellop. 147
What the Critics have saidp. 153
Classwork and Examinationsp. 155
Discussion of Themes and Topicsp. 155
Character Studyp. 156
Activitiesp. 157
Context Questionsp. 158
Critical Appreciationp. 159
Essaysp. 160
Projectsp. 161
Backgroundp. 162
Governmentp. 162
Religionp. 162
Educationp. 163
Languagep. 163
Dramap. 163
Theatrep. 164
Suggested Further Readingp. 167
William Shakespeare, 1564-1616p. 168
List of Shakespeare's Playsp. 170
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ISBN: 9781586638528
ISBN-10: 1586638521
Series: No Fear Shakespeare
Audience: General
For Ages: 12+ years old
For Grades: 7 - 10
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: July 2003
Dimensions (cm): 19.0 x 13.6  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.32