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Othello :  Penguin Shakespeare - William Shakespeare

Othello

Penguin Shakespeare

By: William Shakespeare, Tom McAlindon (Introduction by, Revised by), Kenneth Muir (Editor), Stanley W. Wells (Adapted By)

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Published: 9th June 2005
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A popular soldier and newly married man, Othello seems to be in an enviable position. And yet, when his supposed friend sows doubts in his mind about his wife's fidelity, he is gradually consumed by suspicion. In this powerful tragedy, innocence is corrupted and trust is eroded as every relationship is drawn into a tangled web of jealousies.

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.

ISBN: 9780141012315
ISBN-10: 0141012315
Series: Penguin Shakespeare Ser.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 9th June 2005
Dimensions (cm): 18.1 x 11.1  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1