Othello / Edition 1

Othello / Edition 1

by Lena Cowen Orlin
     
 

This collection of recent essays provides readers with examples of feminist, new-historicist, cultural materialist, deconstructive, and post-colonial criticism of Othello. Together they show how Shakespeare's play continues to signify in popular culture as well as in critical history. The volume includes a helpful introduction on critical approaches to

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This collection of recent essays provides readers with examples of feminist, new-historicist, cultural materialist, deconstructive, and post-colonial criticism of Othello. Together they show how Shakespeare's play continues to signify in popular culture as well as in critical history. The volume includes a helpful introduction on critical approaches to Shakespeare and a guide to further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333633571
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/01/2003
Series:
New Casebooks Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction--L. Cowen Orlin
• 'Let it be Hid': Renaissance Pornography, Iago, and Audience Response--L.E. Boose
• Culltural Materialism, Othello, and the Politics of Plausibility--A.Sinfield
• Charivari and the Comedy of Abjection in Othello--M.D. Bristol
• Impertinent Trifling: Desdemona's Handkerchief--H. Berger, Jr
• Brothers of the State: Othello, Bureaucracy, and Epistemological Crisis--E. Hanson
• Othello on Trial--E.C. Bartels
• Othello's Identity, Postcolonial Theory, and Contemporary African Rewritings of Othello--J. Singh
• Raceing Othello: Re-Engendering White-Out--B. Hodgdon
• Black and White, and Dread All Over: the Shakespeare Theater's 'Photonegative' Othello and the Body of Desdemona--D. Albanese
• Further Reading
• Index

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