Othello

Othello : The Moor of Venice

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The Oxford Shakespeare General Editor: Stanley Wells The Oxford Shakespeare offers authoritative texts from leading scholars in editions designed to interpret and illuminate the plays for modern readers - A new, modern-spelling text, collated and edited from all existing printings - Extensive introduction gives full attention to the play's bold treatment of racial themes, gender, and social relations - Detailed performance history designed to meet the needs of theatre professionals - On-page commentary and notes explain language, word-play, and staging - Appendices on music in the play and a full translation of the Italian novella from which the story derives - Illustrated with production photographs and related art - Full index to introduction and commentary - Durable sewn binding for lasting use 'not simply a better text but a new conception of Shakespeare. This is a major achievement of twentieth-century scholarship.'show more

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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 127 x 193 x 30.5mm | 476.28g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 17 halftones, music examples
  • 0192814516
  • 9780192814517
  • 1,169,470

About William Shakespeare

Michael Neill is a Professor of English at the University of Auckland in Australia. He has also edited Shakespeare's Anthony and Cleopatra for the Oxford Shakespeare.show more

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The text of this edition is close to perfect Eric Rasmussenshow more

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