Mega Dose
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | September 17, 2014

    Merritt Tierce: IMG Has My Husband Read It?



    My first novel, Love Me Back, was published on September 16. Writing the book took seven years, and along the way three chapters were published in... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$4.95
New Mass Market
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
3 Beaverton Drama- Shakespeare Plays
25 Local Warehouse Drama- Shakespeare Plays
15 Remote Warehouse Literature- A to Z

Othello (Signet Classics)

by

Othello (Signet Classics) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

In this tragedy by William Shakespeare, the heroic Moor of Venice is driven to suspicion and finally murderous rage against his true love Desdemona by the cunning and hateful Iago.

This edition features an overview of Shakespeare's works by Sylvan Barnet, former Chairman of the English Department at Tufts University, as well as a comprehensive stage and screen history, dramatic criticism from the past and present, and sources from which Shakespeare derived this great work.

Synopsis:

A discussion of the sources and historical background of the play accompanies the text and critical commentaries.

Synopsis:

Unique features include an extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater by the general editor of Signet Classic Shakespeare series, plus a special introduction to the play by the editor Sylvan Barnet, Tufts University. This book contains information on the source from which Shakespeare derived "Othello"--selections from Giraldi Cinthio's "Hecatommithi." Special introduction by Alvin Kernan, Princeton University.

Table of Contents

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: [Comments on ?Othello?]

Maynard Mack: The Jacobean Shakespeare: Some Observations on the Construction of the Tragedies

Madelon Gholke Sprengnether: ?I wooed thee with my sword?: Shakespeare?s Tragic Paradigms

Sylvan Barnet: ?Othello? on the Stage and Screen

NEWLY ADDED ESSAYS:

Marvin Carlson: Othello in Vienna, 1991

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451526854
Editor:
Kernan, Alvin B.
Author:
Kernan, Alvin B.
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Kernan, Alvin
Publisher:
Signet Book
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
Subject:
Tragedies
Subject:
Othello
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2nd rev. ed. /
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Shakespeare, Signet Classic
Series Volume:
68
Publication Date:
19980431
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.98x4.36x.72 in. .34 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

Other books you might like

  1. The Merchant of Venice (Signet Classics) Used Mass Market $2.95
  2. The Winter's Tale (Signet Classics) Used Trade Paper $4.00
  3. King Lear (Signet Classics) Used Trade Paper $4.00
  4. House of the Seven Gables Used Trade Paper $1.50
  5. Three Novels Used Mass Market $3.50
  6. The Remains of the Day
    Used Trade Paper $4.50

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Shakespeare » Plays
Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Shakespeare » Works

Othello (Signet Classics) New Mass Market
0 stars - 0 reviews
$4.95 In Stock
Product details 320 pages Signet Book - English 9780451526854 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A discussion of the sources and historical background of the play accompanies the text and critical commentaries.
"Synopsis" by , Unique features include an extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater by the general editor of Signet Classic Shakespeare series, plus a special introduction to the play by the editor Sylvan Barnet, Tufts University. This book contains information on the source from which Shakespeare derived "Othello"--selections from Giraldi Cinthio's "Hecatommithi." Special introduction by Alvin Kernan, Princeton University.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.