This second edition of Othello updates the first (Bristol Classical Press, 1987), both chronologically and conceptually. It considers productions of the last seventeen years, and reconsiders earlier material in the light of more recent critical attitudes. Post-colonial and feminist studies have had an impact on the way Othello is perceived and interpreted. Shakespeare himself has not escaped the charge of racism. Equally, the position of Desdemona has received more focused attention.Read more
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- Gives a wide-ranging overview in the Introduction
- First-hand eye-witness accounts in Commentary
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'I cannot recommend too highly the whole series to all theatre lovers, theatregoers, theatre practitioners, and anybody who enjoys Shakespeare.' Robert Tanitch, What's on in LondonSee more reviews
'…ground breaking in the specific area it covers… Lukas Erne, Professor of English, University of Geneva
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- Edition: 2nd Edition
- Date Published: June 2005
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521542364
- length: 330 pages
- dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
- weight: 0.44kg
- contains: 12 b/w illus.
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
List of illustrations
Series editors' preface
List of abbreviations
List of productions
Othello and commentary
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