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William Shakespeare's Othello : Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations : New Edition - Harold Bloom

William Shakespeare's Othello

Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations : New Edition

By: Harold Bloom (Editor)

Hardcover

Published: 15th May 2010
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The most striking difference between Othello and Shakespeare's other tragedies is its more intimate scale. Since the work focuses on personal rather than public life, Othello's private descent into jealous obsession plays out in the domestic sphere and is rendered all the more chilling for it.

This invaluable reference guide to one of Shakespeare's greatest dramas offers a range of contemporary essays and critical viewpoints and is introduced by scholar Harold Bloom.

Editor's Notep. vii
Introductionp. 1
The Descent of Iago: Satirep. 5
The Properties of the Playp. 21
Othello's Alienationp. 43
Reception and Interrogation in Othello: "What needs this Iterance?" or, "Can anything be made of this?"p. 61
"Speak of Me as I Am": Othellop. 87
U and Non-U: Class and Discourse Level in Othellop. 107
Disconfirmationp. 121
Othello as Reformation Tragedyp. 149
Desdemona, Woman Warrior: "O, these men, these men!" (4.3.59)p. 185
Chronologyp. 219
Contributorsp. 221
Bibliographyp. 223
Acknowledgmentsp. 227
Indexp. 229
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ISBN: 9781604138184
ISBN-10: 1604138181
Series: Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Grades: 10 - 12
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 235
Published: 15th May 2010
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.6  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.476