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Othello : Cambridge School Shakespeare, 2nd Edition - William Shakespeare

Othello

Cambridge School Shakespeare, 2nd Edition

Paperback

Published: 13th February 2006
For Ages: 13 - 18 years old
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This new edition of Othello is part of the established Cambridge School Shakespeare series and has been substantially updated with new and revised activities throughout. Remaining faithful to the series' active approach it treats the play as a script to be acted, explored and enjoyed. As well as the complete script of Othello, you will find a variety of classroom-tested activities, an eight-page colour section and an enlarged selection of notes including information on characters, performance, history and language.

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.

List of charactersp. 1
Othellop. 3
What is the play about?p. 222
Charactersp. 223
The language of Othellop. 228
Is Othello a racist play?p. 231
'Far more fair than black'p. 233
Critics' forump. 236
Coroner's investigationp. 238
Othello in performancep. 240
William Shakespearep. 244
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ISBN: 9780521618762
ISBN-10: 0521618762
Series: Cambridge School Shakespeare
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 13 - 18 years old
For Grades: 9 - 12
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 13th February 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.4  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.418