The Tragedy of Othello

The Tragedy of Othello

The Moor of Venice

Book - 1998
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Penguin Putnam
The Signet Classics edition of William Shakespeare's Othello, a disturbing exploration of jealousy and wrath.

Tragedy takes hold as the cunning and hateful Iago drives the heroic Moor of Venice first to suspicion, then to homicidal rage against his love Desdemona, in one of the Bard's darkest plays.

This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:

• An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
• A special introduction to the play by the editor, Alvin Kernan
• Selections from Giraldi Cinthio's Hecatommithi, the source from which Shakespeare drived Othello
• Dramatic criticism from Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Maynard Mack, and others
• A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
• Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
• And more...

Baker & Taylor
A discussion of the sources and historical background of the play accompanies the text and critical commentaries

Baker
& Taylor

A definitive, updated edition of the classic tragedy about jealousy includes an overview of Shakespeare's life and theater, an introduction to the play, selections from the play's sources, critical commentaries, a history of notable stage and film productions, textual notes, and a bibliography. Original.

Publisher: New York : Signet Classic, 1998
Edition: 2nd rev. ed.
ISBN: 9780451526854
0451526856
Characteristics: lxxiv, 246 p. ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: Kernan, Alvin B.
Alternative Title: Othello

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