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Othello
Othello
Author: William Shakespeare
Unique features of the Signet Classic Shakespeare  —
  • Extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater by the general editor of Signet Classic Shakespeare series, plus a special introduction to the play by the editor Sylvan Barnet, Tufts University. This book contains information on the source from which Shakespeare de...  more »
  • Special introduction to the play by the editor, Alvin Kernan, Princeton University
  • Source from wich Shakespeare derived Othello - selections from Giraldi Cinthio's Hecatommithi
  • Dramatic criticism from the past and present: commentaries by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Maynard Mack, Madelon Gholke Sprengnether, Marvin Carlson
  • Comprehensive stage and screen history of notabel actors, directors, and productions of Othello, then and now
  • Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable type
  • Up-to-date list of recommended readings
PBS Market Price: $6.59 or $2.69+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780451526854
ISBN-10: 0451526856
Publication Date: 4/1/1998
Pages: 320
Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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4 stars, based on 44 ratings
Publisher: Signet Classic
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 2
This is a wonderful introductory Shakespeare book. The full story is laid out in comic style presentaion. Famous quotes are kept as Shakespeare wrote them, but other text is a more modern, lower reading level text. Includes vocabulary list and discussion on the last page.
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Helpful Score: 1
The Folger Libray edition is very useful for students who are unfamiliar with Elizabethan language, customs, and other oddities
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It's Shakespeare. Need I say more?
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FROM THE PUBLISHER
The exciting new series that began in Fall 2004 withMacbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Henry IV continues...

"Negative charisma is an odd endowment; Iago represents it uniquely in Shakespeare, and most literary incarnations of it since owe much to Iago." - Harold Bloom

Each edition in the Harold Bloom Shakespeare series will include the full text of the play, with editorial revisions and commentary by Harold Bloom.
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if you like Shakespeare you'll love this book!!
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Lovers of Shakespeare will already know this work. I know of no one who can speak with adequacy and profundity simultaneously regarding The Bard unless it were Shakespeare himself.
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1969 Paperback Edited by Louis b. Wright and Virginia A. LaMar. A "readable text", looks to be a good study guide
lilmeg avatar reviewed Othello on
I have read this three times, and it is a wonderful classic!


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