9780393976151

Othello Nce Pa

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393976151

  • ISBN10:

    0393976157

  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Textbook Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/17/2003
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Summary

#xE2;#x80;#x9C;Sources and Contexts#xE2;#x80;#x9D; reprints the sixteenth-century story by Giraldi Cinthio that Shakespeare used for the plot of Othello and for many of its details. Edward Pechter#xE2;#x80;#x99;s essay provides context for readers through its discussion of the play#xE2;#x80;#x99;s central topics#xE2;#x80;#x94;Moors, Turks, Venetians, marriage and domesticity, fathers and daughters, and female sexuality. Seventeen wide-ranging interpretive essays are reprinted. Contributors include Samuel Johnson, William Hazlitt, T. S. Eliot, Kenneth Burke, Lynda E. Boose, Mark Rose, and Patricia Parker. An annotated Selected Bibliography is also included.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii
Preface ix
A Note on the Text xiii
The Text of Othello
The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice
2(117)
Textual Commentary
119(4)
Textual Notes
123(6)
Sources and Contexts
Othello in Its Own Time
129(22)
Giraldi Cinthio
[The Moor of Venice]
151(14)
Criticism
Othello in Critical History
165(36)
Thomas Rymer
["A Bloody Farce"]
201(9)
Charles Gildon
[Comments on Rymer's Othello]
210(6)
Samuel Johnson
[Shakespeare, the Rules, and Othello]
216(5)
Charles Lamb
[Othello's Color: Theatrical versus Literary Representation]
221(1)
William Hazlitt
[Iago, Heroic Tragedy, and Othello]
222(8)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[Comments on Othello]
230(5)
A.C. Bradley
["The Most Painfully Exciting and the Most Terrible" of Shakespeare's Tragedies]
235(9)
T.S. Eliot
["The Last Great Speech of Othello"]
244(1)
Kenneth Burke
Othello: An Essay to Illustrate a Method
244(4)
G.K. Hunter
Othello and Colour Prejudice
248(14)
Lynda E. Boose
Othello's Handkerchief: "The Recognizance and Pledge of Love"
262(13)
Mark Rose
Othello's Occupation: Shakespeare and the Romance of Chivalry
275(14)
James R. Siemon
"Nay, That's Not Next": Othello, [5.2] in Performance, 1760-1900
289(17)
Michael Neill
Unproper Beds: Race, Adultery, and the Hideous in Othello
306(23)
Patricia Parker
Othello and Hamlet: Dilation, Spying and the "Secret Place" of Woman
329(21)
Michael D. Bristol
Charivari and the Comedy of Abjection in Othello
350(16)
Edward Pechter
"Too Much Violence": Murdering Wives in Othello
366(23)
Selected Bibliography 389

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