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Othello - William Shakespeare
Othello
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3.94 1900
Each edition includes: • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play • Scene-by-scene plot summaries • A key to famous lines and phrases • An introduction to reading Shakespeare's... show more
Each edition includes: • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play • Scene-by-scene plot summaries • A key to famous lines and phrases • An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language • An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play • Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books Essay by Susan Snyder The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit www.folger.edu.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780743477550 (0743477553)
ASIN: 743477553
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 314
Edition language: English
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Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
3.0 Othello - William Shakespeare
Not a fave. Othello seems rather stupidly gullible. And Iago is just so over-the-top-evil that I never really buy it. Although I do enjoy the idea of those swarthy Italians (in the English view) looking down on a Moor who would be racially indistinguishable from other Mediterraneans to the modern e...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
5.0 A political tale of ambition and jealousy
Othello is can be a very painful play both to read and to watch. It is not that it is a bad play, no, it is a brilliant play - the reason that I say Othello is painful is because it is one of those plays that makes you squirm and feel really uncomfortable because it is doing what literature is suppo...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 Othello
Othello, also known as The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice which is believed to be written in 1603. The four main characters in Shakespeare's play is Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army; Othello's wife Desdemona; Othello's loyal lieutenant, Cassio; and Othello's trusted ensign, Ia...
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it
3.0 Othello Review
This is part of the 17 Books for People Who Hate People ritual... I mean challenge.Billy Shakes does racism and love and tragedy in Othello. This is no Taming of the Shrew or Titus Andronicus (two of the most bestest of his bestest works), but it'll do in a pinch. Moorover (See what I did there? No?...
Bay's Books
Bay's Books rated it
4.0 Jealousy and Manipulation - Classic for a Reason.
Title: Othello Author: William Shakespeare Original Published Date: 1603 Pages: 314 Edition Language: Danish Format: Ebook Category: Play, Tragedy, Romance, Drama, Classic, I would guess it is the fewest Danes who have read even a single Shakespeare-play in their life. Othello is my second and my...
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