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Othello (The Annotated Shakespeare)

Othello (The Annotated Shakespeare)
Author: William Shakespeare
ISBN 13: 9780300108071
ISBN 10: 300108079
Edition: annotated edition
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 2005-11-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
List Price: $8.95

One of the most powerful dramas ever written for the stage, Othello is a story of revenge, illusion, passion, mistrust, jealousy, and murder. If in Iago Shakespeare created the most compelling villain in Western literature, in Othello and Desdemona he gave us our most tragic and unforgettable lovers.

Through the Annotated Shakespeare series, today's readers have immediate access to the tools they need to help them better comprehend the plays of Shakespeare and explore their many possible interpretations. Each volume includes an informative introduction by the editor, Burton Raffel, a critical essay by Harold Bloom, and comprehensive on-page annotations that assist with vocabulary, pronunciation, prosody, and alternative readings of phrases and lines. Handsome and affordable, these paperback editions invite every reader to get to know—or become reacquainted with—the genius of Shakespeare.