"Othello": Critical Essays (Shakespeare Criticism)

"Othello": Critical Essays (Shakespeare Criticism)

By: Philip C. Kolin (editor)Paperback

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Including twenty-one groundbreaking chapters that examine one of Shakespeare's most complex tragedies. Othello: Critical Essays explores issues of friendship and fealty, love and betrayal, race and gender issues, and much more.

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Philip Kolin is Professor of English at the University of Southern Mississippi. He is the series editor of the Shakespeare Criticism series.


1. Darkness Made Visible: A survey of Othello in Criticism and on Stage Philip C. Kolin 2. The Audience's Role in Othello Hugh Macrae Richmond 3. White Faces, Black-Face" The Production of "Race" in Othello Sujata Iyengar 4. Images of White Identity in Othello Peter Erickson 5. 'Words and Performance": Roderigo and the Mixed Dramaturgy of Race and Gender in Othello John R. Ford 6. The Curse of Cush: Othello's Judaic Ancestry James R. Andreas 7. Relating Things to the State: "The State" and the Subject of Othello Thomas Moisan 8. Venetian Ideology or Transversal Power? Iago's Motives and the Means by which Othello Falls Bryan Reynolds & Joseph Fitzpatrick 9. Othello: Portrait of a Marriage David Bevington 10. "Truly, an Obedient Lady": Desdemona, Emilia, and the Doctrine of Obedience in Othello Sara Deats 11. Morality, Ethics, and the Failure of Love in Othello John Gronbeck-Tedesco 12. Keeping Faith: Water Imagery and Religious Diversity in Othello Clifford Ronan 13. Representing Othello: Early Modern Jury Trials and the Equitable Judgments of Tragedy Nicholas Moschovakis 14. Othello Among the Sonnets James Schiffer 15. The "O" in Othello: Tropes of Damnation and Nothingness Dabiel J. Vitkus 16. Trumpeting and "Seeled" Eyes: A Semiotics of [Eye]conography in Othello LaRue Love Sloan 17. "Work on My Medicine": Physiology and Consumption in Othello Mary Lux 18. Reading Othello Backwards Jay L. Halio 19. "The Mystery of the Early Othello Texts" Scott McMillin 20. "My Cue to Fight": Stage Violence in Othello Francis X. Kuhn 21. An Interview with Kent Thompson, Artistic Director of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival Philip C. Kolin

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  • publication date: 01/04/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780415411011
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 472
  • ID: 9780415411011
  • weight: 154
  • ISBN10: 0415411017

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