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Othello: Character Studies (Character Studies)

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Othello is a major shakespearean text, studiedwidely and often adapted for film and TV and isespecially challenging for a multicultural society.Othello lends itself to criticism through discussion ofthe major characters although this study also focuseson recent criticism's analysis of the characters as"signifiers". The study of the key characters takesthe discussion of the text immediately into thecentral issues of "otherness", gender, race andpower.

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It is an ideal introduction for students looking to develop an advanced understanding of one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies.

Synopsis:

Othello is a major shakespearean text, studiedwidely and often adapted for film and TV and isespecially challenging for a multicultural society.Othello lends itself to criticism through discussion ofthe major characters although this study also focuseson recent criticism's analysis of the characters as"signifiers". The study of the key characters takesthe discussion of the text immediately into thecentral issues of "otherness", gender, race andpower.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface
Introduction: An Overview of Othello
1. Introducing Othello
2. Othello: A Man of Parts
3. Othello: 'Speak of me as I am'
4. Iago: Character
5. Iago: Sign: From Psychology to Psychoanalysis
6. Iago: Sign: From Psyche to Clio
7. Desdemona: Character and Sign
8. The Importance of the Minor characters
Conclusion: Through the Characters to the Key Themes and Issues
Bibliography
Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780826494337
Author:
Potter, Nicholas
Publisher:
Continuum
Author:
Potter, Nick
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Iago (Fictitious character)
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Othello (Fictitious character)
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Character Studies
Publication Date:
20080331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
8.52 x 1.111 x 0.44 in

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Othello is a major shakespearean text, studiedwidely and often adapted for film and TV and isespecially challenging for a multicultural society.Othello lends itself to criticism through discussion ofthe major characters although this study also focuseson recent criticism's analysis of the characters as"signifiers". The study of the key characters takesthe discussion of the text immediately into thecentral issues of "otherness", gender, race andpower.

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