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Othello By William Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare

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Gives attention to "Othello's" bold treatment of racial themes. Suitable for theatre professionals, this work includes a performance history, a commentary illuminating the complexities of Shakespeare's language, and appendices on music in the play, and a full translation of the Italian novella from which the story derives.
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Othello Summary

Othello: The Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare

The Oxford Shakespeare General Editor: Stanley Wells The Oxford Shakespeare offers authoritative texts from leading scholars in editions designed to interpret and illuminate the plays for modern readers - A new, modern-spelling text, collated and edited from all existing printings - Extensive introduction gives full attention to the play's bold treatment of racial themes, gender, and social relations - Detailed performance history designed to meet the needs of theatre professionals - On-page commentary and notes explain language, word-play, and staging - Appendices on music in the play and a full translation of the Italian novella from which the story derives - Illustrated with production photographs and related art - Full index to introduction and commentary - Durable sewn binding for lasting use 'not simply a better text but a new conception of Shakespeare. This is a major achievement of twentieth-century scholarship.'

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Othello Reviews

The text of this edition is close to perfect Eric Rasmussen

About William Shakespeare

Michael Neill is a Professor of English at the University of Auckland in Australia. He has also edited Shakespeare's Anthony and Cleopatra for the Oxford Shakespeare.

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Othello: The Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
The Oxford Shakespeare
Used - Very Good
Oxford University Press
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.