‘O, beware, my lord, of jealousy!
It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock
The meat it feeds on.’
Dramatic and powerful in its scope, Othello explores the perils of suspicion and jealousy and the ensuing breakdown of relationships and disaster that can arise from such emotions. Othello, a revered soldier, secretly marries Desdemona, the daughter of a Venetian senator, but is led to believe that she has been unfaithful to him by his ensign, Iago, leading to tragic events.
About The Author
William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "The Bard"). His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.
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I found this very good to use when studying Othello in class, particularly for note taking. Translations to the words are in the back of the book as well.
Series: Collins Classics
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 15th September 2011
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 11.1 x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.11