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Othello

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ISBN-10: 0743477553

ISBN-13: 9780743477550

Edition: 2004

Authors: William Shakespeare, William Shakespeare

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Folger Shakespeare LibraryThe world's leading center for Shakespeare studiesEach edition includes: Freshly edited text based on the best earlyprinted version of the play Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play Scene-by-scene plot summaries A key to famous lines and phrases An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare booksEssay by Susan SnyderThe Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare…    
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Book details

List price: $5.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 1/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English

William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Grammar School. At 18, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, the 27-year-old daughter of a local farmer, and they had their first daughter six months later. He probably developed an interest in theatre by watching plays performed by traveling players in Stratford while still in his youth. Some time before 1592, he left his family to take up residence in London,…    

Introduction
About the Play
Leading Characters in the Play
Synopsis
Othello: commentary
Time Sequences in Othello
Shakespeare's Verse
Source, Date, and Text
Characters in the Play
Othello
The 'Willow' Song
The Source of Othello
What the Critics have said
Classwork and Examinations
Discussion of Themes and Topics
Character Study
Activities
Context Questions
Critical Appreciation
Essays
Projects
Background
Government
Religion
Education
Language
Drama
Theatre
Suggested Further Reading
William Shakespeare, 1564-1616
List of Shakespeare's Plays