Othello (Barnes & Noble Shakespeare) (Paperback)

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By William Shakespeare, David Scott Kastan (Introduction by), Daniel Vitkus (Editor)
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  • &&LB&&RNew Scholarship&&L/B&&R - Premiere scholars introduce each play with contemporary scholarship. An essay on editing the text provides an in-depth look at the quartos and folios used in the edition.
  • &&LB&&RContextualizing Essays&&L/B&&R - Essays on Shakespeare's England, language, and life, along with essays on performing Shakespeare and significant performances frame the play in both historical and theatrical context for readers. A look at the lasting influence of the play on music, art, film, and dance creates an interdisciplinary framework with which to approach the play.
  • &&LB&&RBetter Notes&&L/B&&R - Through one-word margin definitions, facing-page glosses, and longer end notes after the play, our innovative approach to notes pulls readers away from the text fewer times while providing them with more information and comprehensive analysis.
  • &&LB&&RFurther Reading&&L/B&&R - An annotated bibliography of titles, hand-selected by the introduction author, takes readers beyond the edition for further reading.
&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&ROne of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies, &&LI&&ROthello&&L/I&&R's portrayal of jealousy and deception remains as shocking today as when it was first written. The editor, &&LSTRONG&&RDaniel Vitkus&&L/B&&R, provides an illuminating context for the play, meticulously reconstructing how Shakespeare's audience might have perceived a tragedy with a black protagonist.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781411400399
ISBN-10: 1411400399
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Shakespeare
Publication Date: January 25th, 2007
Pages: 408
Language: English
Series: Barnes & Noble Shakespeare