Othello: The Moor Of Venice

September 8, 2016|
Othello: The Moor Of Venice by William Shakespeare
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William Shakespeare''s dramatic and tragic play about love and jealousy Othello is an intense drama of love, deception, jealousy and destruction. Desdemona''s love for her husband Othello, the Moor, transcends racial prejudice; but his trusted ensign, the envious Iago, conspires to devastate their lives. In its vivid rendering of the savagery lurking within civilization, Othello is arguably the most topical and accessible tragedy from Shakespeare''s major phase as a dramatist. The play raises uncomfortable and pertinent questions about both racial identity and sexuality, as Othello and Desdemona''s relationship becomes the voyeuristic site of Iago''s attempt to destroy them.

This Macmillan Collector''s Library edition is illustrated throughout by renowned artist Sir John Gilbert (1817-1897), and includes an introduction by Ned Halley.
William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, in 1564. The date of his birth is not known but is traditionally 23 April, St George''s Day. Aged 18, he married a Stratford farmer''s daughter, Anne Hathaway. They had three children. Around 1585 William joined an acting troupe on tour in Stratford from London, and the...
Title:Othello: The Moor Of VeniceFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:216 pages, 6.74 X 8.41 X 0.55 inShipping dimensions:216 pages, 6.74 X 8.41 X 0.55 inPublished:September 8, 2016Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1909621919

ISBN - 13:9781909621916

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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