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Othello (Folger Shakespeare Library Series)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

14 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

An excellent edition of Othello

This review is not of Othello itself (which is tremendously good), but rather on this edition of Othello (ISBN: 9781411400399), which was edited by Daniel Vitkus and David Scott Kastan.

I read a lot of heavily annotated books, and I have to say that the Barnes & Nob...
This review is not of Othello itself (which is tremendously good), but rather on this edition of Othello (ISBN: 9781411400399), which was edited by Daniel Vitkus and David Scott Kastan.

I read a lot of heavily annotated books, and I have to say that the Barnes & Noble Shakespeare editions have one of the best book designs I've ever encountered. The various references materials (footnotes and definitions for archaic words) appear in a manner that makes the text very easy to follow.

The scholarship is also top-notch. The annotations give you enough to make things clear without insulting your intelligence, or without overburdening you with unnecessary detail. The essays are also interesting and informative.

I've been avoiding Shakespeare ever since high school, which was many years ago. Now that I'm reading him again, I'm glad I'm in such good hands. It is making the experience a joy, rather than a chore.

My compliments to the editors and the book designer. They have done a superior job of making this difficult text accessible to the modern reader. Highly recommended.

posted by JohnLemon on November 28, 2009

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Most Helpful Critical Review

7 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

???

Why give samples of books if the sample is only the introduction or publishers notes? It gives no sample of the actual story itself, so you have no way of knowing how the story is written to see if you understand it. Very annoying.

posted by 5673512 on January 10, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 22, 2014

    To Shom

    Hey how was your day?

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    Posted December 4, 2014

    Pain

    The big midnight black wolf sat underneath the moons light. Blood stained his muzzle and paws his tail dipped incrimson blood.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2014

    Torere

    He looked blankly at Silvermoonstar, "I would advise we get help."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 2, 2014

    To all

    What is the thing i need to search to get the whole rp

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 18, 2014

    AnnaSophia to Demon

    Had to send someone after me? Weakling.

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    Posted June 18, 2014

    Ghost

    Enters

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    Posted June 18, 2014

    Eminem

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    Posted June 18, 2014

    Jlal

    Ok

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    Posted June 19, 2014

    Jellal to neko

    Go to viking tales res 1

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    Posted June 18, 2014

    Demon

    Idk ik not the one who broght him here

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    Posted June 6, 2014

    Rainbow whiskers

    Is back .. after her two month leave

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 17, 2014

    Endie**

    **Are tough.

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    Posted May 19, 2014

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2014

    Dess

    She sighs,watching.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 17, 2014

    Ghyst

    "Warrior RP. The cat clans."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 18, 2014

    Endie

    "Yeah. X.X We can find a different book, if you want."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2014

    Peter

    He laughed harshly, looking at Vix with mild suprise. "Oh! You've assembled these 'friends' to kill me, wife? I will have fun smearing their blood." ( serious as a heart attack, Clo. Gtg))

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 17, 2014

    Endie

    :/

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    Posted June 17, 2014

    Vixen

    ((M'keh....))

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