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Othello: With notes, characters, plot and exam themes

Othello: With notes, characters, plot and exam themes
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Othello is one of the most powerful of Shakespeare’s tragedies. It is a thrilling drama about love and hate, trust and betrayal, jealousy and revenge. With its complex themes, and compelling language, it speaks directly to today’s audiences and sparks vigorous debate.

This new edition includes the complete text with explanatory notes and a full introduction that describes the setting, summarises the plot and profiles the main characters. It discusses Shakespeare’s language and the play’s themes, and it gives the typical essay and test questions to help students prepare for exams.

The book contains the following subjects:

  • The Republic of Venice
  • The people of Venice
  • Venice at war
  • The story of Othello
  • Plot outline
  • The play’s characters
  • Othello, Desdemona, Iago, Emilia, Cassio, Roderigo, Brabantio
  • Themes and Language
  • Jealousy and vengeance
  • Racism and sexism
  • Wives and daughters
  • Shakespeare’s language
  • Examining the Play
  • Typical exam questions

Trimmed Page Size: 193 x 124mm; Paperback; 224pp; Spine: 14mm: Weight: 141g

About the editor:

Angela Sheehan, who introduces the play, is a Shakespeare enthusiast. She has had a distinguished career editing encyclopaedias, educational texts and reference books for children, and published The Best-Loved Plays of Shakespeare and the Shakespeare for Everyone series.

ISBN: 9781842057926

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