Othello: A Contextual History Virginia Mason Vaughan

ISBN: 9780521587082

Published: December 5th 1996

Paperback

260 pages


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Othello: A Contextual History  by  Virginia Mason Vaughan

Othello: A Contextual History by Virginia Mason Vaughan
December 5th 1996 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 260 pages | ISBN: 9780521587082 | 4.20 Mb

Shakespeares Othello has exercised a powerful fascination over audiences with its portrayal of destructive jealousy. This study is a major exercise in the historicisation of Othello in which the author examines contemporary writings and demonstratesMoreShakespeares Othello has exercised a powerful fascination over audiences with its portrayal of destructive jealousy. This study is a major exercise in the historicisation of Othello in which the author examines contemporary writings and demonstrates how they were embedded in the text.

Subsequent chapters analyse representations and interpretations from the Restoration to the present, using illustrations of performances and performers. Othello is revealed as a significant shaper of cultural meaning.



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