Othello

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048613265X

Category: Drama

Page: 112

View: 5398

DIVTowering tragedy tells the story of a Moorish general who earns the enmity of his ensign Iago when he passes him over for a promotion. Masterly portrait of an archvillain. Explanatory footnotes. /div

Othello

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Nám

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 112

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Othello

Author: William Shakespeare,Dr. Barbara A. Mowat,Paul Werstine

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743482824

Category: Drama

Page: 314

View: 7111

A discussion of the sources and historical background of the play accompanies the text and critical commentaries.

William Shakespeare’s Othello

Author: N.A

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist

ISBN: 9788126901166

Category:

Page: 232

View: 1428

William Shakespeare Is Considered The Best Poet And Dramatist Of All Ages. His Tragic Drama Othello Has Been Popular Since Its First Perfor¬Mance At The Beginning Of The Seventeenth Century, With Both The Audience And The Readers. The Play Is Still Performed And Several Film Versions Have Also Appeared. The Play Generated Much Controversy And At The Same Time Created Some Genuine Interest In It. It Is, However, In The Theatre That We Can Fully Appreciate The Genius Of Shakespeare As A Dramatist. But In Order To Have A Proper Assessment Of A Play By Shakespeare, We Must Also Be Ready To Study It As Literature, Welcoming The Observations Of The Critics And Scholars, As They Help Us Come Closer To The Proper Meaning Of The Play.An Attempt Has Been Made In This Critical Study To Provide The Readers Of Othello With That Clear Insight Which May Help Them Comprehend The Play Properly, Enhancing Their Enjoyment Of The Play. Besides Discussing The Various Problems Connected With The Play, This Study Provides A Detailed Critical Analysis Of The Play, Scene By Scene, And Various Critical Approaches To The Play From The Seventeenth Century Upto The Modern Times. The Debates About The Real Identity Of The Dramatist, Continuing From The Beginning Right Up To The Present Time, Have Been Discussed And The Curious May Find In Them Enough Food For Thought. A Select Bibliography Has Also Been Provided For The Discerning Readers Who Want To Know More About The Play. A Number Of Questions Have Been Given At The End To Stimulate The Readers Interest In The Drama. As An Aid To The Smooth Reading Of The Play, A Glossary Of Difficult And Obscure Words And Terms Has Been Appended To The Book.It Is Hoped That The Present Book Will Prove Highly Useful To Both Students And Researchers Of English Literature. Even Those Engaged In Teaching Shakespearian Plays Will Find It Informative And Valuable.

Othello

Critical Essays

Author: Philip Kolin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136536310

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 472

View: 4948

Including twenty-one groundbreaking chapters that examine one of Shakespeare's most complex tragedies. Othello: Critical Essays explores issues of friendship and fealty, love and betrayal, race and gender issues, and much more.

CliffsNotes on Shakespeare’s Othello

Author: Gary K Carey,Helen McCulloch

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544183142

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 112

View: 9662

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in the series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. Betrayal and manipulation lie at the heart of Othello. Keep up with all the crosses and double-crosses of this tragic play with the CliffsNotes version of the play, which will help you form your own opinions about Iago's schemes, Othello's motives, and Desdemona's loyalty. Other features that help you study include Background information about the life and times of William Shakespeare to help you understand his influences A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Glossaries to help you comprehend Shakespeare’s language Critical essays on the character pairs and major themes of the play A review section that tests your knowledge Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Othello - Side by Side

Author: N.A

Publisher: Prestwick House Inc

ISBN: 9781580495226

Category: Interracial marriage

Page: 272

View: 965

Visually engages readers by placing the original dialogue on the left-hand side of the page, and a modern prose interpretations on the right. As a result, it is easy for readers to cross reference as they move through the play and finally "get" Shakespeare.

Othello

Author: Lois Potter

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719027260

Category: Drama

Page: 242

View: 5834

Of all Shakespeare's tragedies, Othello, with its issues of racism, jealousy and sexual stereotyping seems most immediate to contemporary audiences. This book examines variations of the play which reflect or challenge views about race and gender.

Othello

Time Enigma and Color Problem

Author: Ernest Bloomfield Zeisler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Interracial marriage in literature

Page: 60

View: 9252


Othello As Tragedy

Some Problems of Judgement and Feeling

Author: Jane Adamson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521297608

Category: Drama

Page: 300

View: 9737

Jane Adamson analyses Othello and assesses the title character's complex tragedy.

Othello

The Moor of Venice

Author: Shakespeare (William)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Othello (Fictitious character)

Page: 102

View: 2484


CliffsComplete Othello

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Cliffs Notes

ISBN: 9780764585739

Category: Drama

Page: 240

View: 3201

In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel's complete text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard CliffsNotes for Literature. CliffsComplete Othello makes you familiar with one of the most staged of all of Shakespeare's plays. Othello is a tale of love and betrayal, secrets, passion, and intrigue. Psychology and wit pit strength and virtue against jealousy and evil agendas. The results leave no winners, only tragedy in the lives of the jealous Moor, Othello, and his wife, Desdemona. Enhance your reading of Othello and save valuable studying time — all at once — with CliffsComplete Othello. Additional features include: A summary and insightful commentary for each scene Bibliography and historical background on the playwright, William Shakespeare A look at the historical context and structure of the play Discussions on the play's symbols and themes A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Review questions, a quiz, discussion topics (essay questions), activity ideas A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites Streamline your literature study with all-in-one help from CliffsComplete guides!

Othello: The State of Play

Author: Lena Cowen Orlin

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408184540

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 304

View: 6525

Othello has a long history of provoking profound emotion in its audiences and readers. This 'freeze frame' volume showcases current debates and ideas about the play's provocative effects. Each chapter has been carefully selected for its originality and relevance to the needs of students, teachers, and researchers. Key issues and themes include: - Gender, Love, and Desire - Race, Ethnicity, and Difference - Social Relations, Status, and Ambition - Tragedy, Comedy, and Parody - Language, Expression, and Characterization All the essays offer new perspectives and combine to give readers an up-to-date understanding of what's exciting and challenging about Othello. The approach based on an individual play, unlike that of topic-based series, reflects how Shakespeare is most commonly studied and taught.

Othello

A Contextual History

Author: Virginia Mason Vaughan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521587082

Category: Drama

Page: 243

View: 7899

Shakespeare's Othello has exercised a powerful fascination over audiences with its portrayal of destructive jealousy. This study is a major exercise in the historicization of Othello in which the author examines contemporary writings and demonstrates how they were embedded in the text. Subsequent chapters analyze representations and interpretations from the Restoration to the present, using illustrations of performances and performers. Othello is revealed as a significant shaper of cultural meaning.

William Shakespeare's Othello

Author: Harold Bloom,Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438132751

Category: Othello (Fictitious character) in literature

Page: 245

View: 9759

Camus's landmark novel traces the aftermath of a shocking crime and the man whose fate is sealed with one rash and foolhardy act. The Stranger presents readers with a new kind of protagonist, a man unable to transcend the tedium and inherent absurdity of everyday existence in a world indifferent to the struggles and strivings of its human denizens. This addition to the Bloom's Guides series features an annotated bibliography and a listing of works by the author for further reading.

Othello

Critical Essays

Author: Susan Snyder

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317525612

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 300

View: 3924

Originally published in 1988. Selections here are organised chronologically looking at both theatrical commentary and literary criticism. The organisation brings out the shifts in emphasis as each generation reinvents Shakespeare, and Othello, by the questions asked, those not asked, and the answers given. Chapters cover the theme of heroic action, Iago’s motivation, guilt and jealousy, and obsession. Some entries from the world of theatre delve into the portrayal of the Moor, Desdemona and Iago from the 1940s on. Authors include A. C. Bradley, William Hazlitt, Ellen Terry, Konstantin Stanislavsky, Helen Gardner and Edward A. Snow.

The Tragedy of Othello

The Moor of Venice

Author: Tamara Hollingsworth,Harriet Isecke,William Shakespeare

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 9781433312731

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 3894

Act out Othello's tragic story of vengeance and betrayal! Iago is angry at Othello for not promoting him, so he schemes to ruin Othello's life with his lies, ruining his own in the process. The six roles in this script match different reading levels, enabling teachers to use differentiation and English language learner strategies in their instruction. These strategies allow all students to engage in the same activity, regardless of their current reading level. All students can feel successful and can gain confidence in their reading fluency. Students can also practice reading aloud, interacting cooperatively, and using expressive voices and gestures while performing the story together. An accompanying poem and song give readers additional resources to practice fluency in an engaging way. This dynamic script is the perfect tool for a classroom of varied readers!