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Othello Penquin : Signet Classic - William Shakespeare

Othello Penquin

Signet Classic

Paperback Published: 1st April 1998
ISBN: 9780451526854
Number Of Pages: 320
For Ages: 18+ years old

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Our Signet Classic Shakespeare Series was extensively revised in 1998. We offer the best of everything -- unforgettable works edited by eminent Shakespeare scholars, comprehensive notes on the text, an essay on Shakespeare's life and times, source material, critical commentaries, extensive bibliographies, and footnotes. And there's more
-- Grow with the times by including both historical and thoroughly contemporary critical commentary on such issues as feminist, political, and theatrical interpretations of the plays -- with recent full-length essays by such respected scholars as Frank Kermode, Carolyn Heilbrun, Michael Goldman, Linda Bamber, and many others.
-- Provide more bibliographic listings and more up-to-date and relevant listings of pertinent books and articles in the Suggested Reference Section than the competition offers.
-- Feature essays on the Performance or Stage History of each play, written by Sylvan Barnet.

Shakespeare: An Overviewp. vii
Biographical Sketchp. vii
A Note on the Anti-Stratfordians, Especially Baconians and Oxfordiansp. xi
The Shakespeare Canonp. xv
Shakespeare's Englishp. xviii
Shakespeare's Theaterp. xxvi
A Note on the Use of Boy Actors in Female Rolesp. xxxiii
Shakespeare's Dramatic Language: Costumes, Gestures and Silences; Prose and Poetryp. xxxvi
The Play Test as a Collaborationp. xliii
Editing Textsp. xlix
Shakespeare on the Stagep. liv
Introductionp. lxiii
The Tragedy of Othellop. 1
Textual Notep. 129
The Source of Othellop. 134
Selection from Hecatommithip. 134
Commentariesp. 147
Othellop. 149
The Jacobean Shakespeare: Some Observations on the Construction of the Tragediesp. 152
"I wooed thee with my sword": Shakespeare's Tragic Paradigmsp. 188
Othello in Vienna, 1991p. 211
Othello on Stage and Screenp. 217
Suggested Referencesp. 233
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ISBN: 9780451526854
ISBN-10: 0451526856
Series: Signet Classic
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st April 1998
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.15 x 10.8  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1