Othello: The Oxford Shakespeare: The Moor of Venice

Othello: The Oxford Shakespeare: 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.' ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.Not the Moscow Maly Theater, but the African jungle should have been filled and resounded with ... the cries of this black, powerful, howling flesh. ... to cast Emil Jannings as a fair-skinned North African in a kaftana€”a subtitle even had him declare a half-white lineage: a#39;I am [the] son ... 2 But in the same year a reviewer from the British popular press, complaining about the sallow make-up of William Stacka#39;sanbsp;...

Title:Othello: The Oxford Shakespeare: The Moor of Venice
Author:William Shakespeare
Publisher:OUP Oxford - 2008-04-17


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