Othello : Authoritative Text, Sources and Contexts, Criticism (Norton Critical Editions)

Othello : Authoritative Text, Sources and Contexts, Criticism (Norton Critical Editions)

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"Sources and Contexts" reprints the sixteenth-century story by Giraldi Cinthio that Shakespeare used for the plot of Othello and for many of its details. Edward Pechter's essay provides context for readers through its discussion of the play's central topics-Moors, Turks, Venetians, marriage and domesticity, fathers and daughters, and female sexuality. Seventeen wide-ranging interpretive essays are reprinted. Contributors include Samuel Johnson, William Hazlitt, T. S. Eliot, Kenneth Burke, Lynda E. Boose, Mark Rose, and Patricia Parker. An annotated Selected Bibliography is also included.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations                              vii
Preface ix
A Note on the Text xiii
The Text of Othello
The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice 2 (117)
Textual Commentary 119 (4)
Textual Notes 123 (6)
Sources and Contexts
Othello in Its Own Time 129 (22)
Giraldi Cinthio
[The Moor of Venice] 151 (14)
Othello in Critical History 165 (36)
Thomas Rymer
["A Bloody Farce"] 201 (9)
Charles Gildon
[Comments on Rymer's Othello] 210 (6)
Samuel Johnson
[Shakespeare, the Rules, and Othello] 216 (5)
Charles Lamb
[Othello's Color: Theatrical versus 221 (1)
Literary Representation]
William Hazlitt
[Iago, Heroic Tragedy, and Othello] 222 (8)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[Comments on Othello] 230 (5)
A.C. Bradley
["The Most Painfully Exciting and the Most 235 (9)
Terrible" of Shakespeare's Tragedies]
T.S. Eliot
["The Last Great Speech of Othello"] 244 (1)
Kenneth Burke
Othello: An Essay to Illustrate a Method 244 (4)
G.K. Hunter
Othello and Colour Prejudice 248 (14)
Lynda E. Boose
Othello's Handkerchief: "The Recognizance 262 (13)
and Pledge of Love"
Mark Rose
Othello's Occupation: Shakespeare and the 275 (14)
Romance of Chivalry
James R. Siemon
"Nay, That's Not Next": Othello, [5.2] in 289 (17)
Performance, 1760-1900
Michael Neill
Unproper Beds: Race, Adultery, and the 306 (23)
Hideous in Othello
Patricia Parker
Othello and Hamlet: Dilation, Spying and 329 (21)
the "Secret Place" of Woman
Michael D. Bristol
Charivari and the Comedy of Abjection in 350 (16)
Edward Pechter
"Too Much Violence": Murdering Wives in 366 (23)
Selected Bibliography 389