Othello : authoritative text, sources and contexts, criticism / William Shakespeare ; edited by Edward Pechter.

Authors: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Call number: SHARED SYSTEM
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2004.
Publication date: c2004.
Subject: Othello (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Othello (Fictitious character)
Interracial marriage -- Drama.
Jealousy -- Drama.
Muslims -- Drama.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello.
Venice (Italy) -- Drama.
Series title: Norton critical edition.
Title: Othello : authoritative text, sources and contexts, criticism / William Shakespeare ; edited by Edward Pechter.
Physical description: xvii, 407 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents note: Preface -- Note on the text -- Text of Othello -- Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice -- Textual commentary -- Textual notes -- Sources and contexts -- Othello in its own time / Giraldi Cinthio -- [The Moor of Venice] -- Criticism : Othello in Critical History / Thomas Rymer -- ["A Bloody Farce"] / Charles Gildon -- [Comments on Rymer's Othello] / Samuel Johnson -- [Shakespeare, the Rules, and Othello] / Charles Lamb -- [Othello's Color : Theatrical versus Literary Representation] / William Hazlitt -- [Iago, Heroic Tragedy, and Othello] / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- [Comments on Othello] / A.C. Bradley -- ["The Most Painfully Exciting and the Most Terrible" of Shakespeare's Tragedies] / T.S. Eliot -- ["The Last Great Speech of Othello"] / Kenneth Burke -- Othello : Essay to illustrate a method / G.K. Hunter -- Othello and colour prejudice / Lynda E. Boos's Occupation : Shakespeare and the Romance of Chivalry / James R. Siemon -- "Nay, That's Not Next" : Othello, [5.2] in Performance, 1760-1900 / Michael Neill -- Unproper Beds : Race, Adultery, and the Hideous in Othello / Patricia Parker -- Othello and Hamlet : Dilation, Spying and the "Secret Place" of Woman / Michael D. Bristol -- Charivari and the Comedy of Abjection in Othello / Edward Pechter -- "Too Much Violence" : Murdering wives in Othello.
Summary note: Presents the text of Shakespeare's tragedy in which Othello, a Moorish general, is led by a jealous and evil ensign to believe his wife, Desdemona, has been unfaithful, and includes explanatory notes, background, critical essays, and other reference material.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-407).
Genre: Tragedies
Added author: Pechter, Edward, 1941-
ISBN: 0393976157 (pbk.)
9780393976151 (pbk.)
LCCN: 2003054117
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