Othello : New Critical Essays


Othello : New Critical Essays



Edited by Philip C. Kolin.

Includes a chapter by College at Brockport faculty member Francis X. Kuhn: "My cue to fight" : stage violence in Othello.



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NewYork : Routledge, 2002.

xii, 458 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Series: Shakespeare criticism ; v. 28.


Theatre and Performance Studies




Located in Drake Library at: [on order]

CONTENTS: Blackness made visible : a survey of Othello in criticism, on stage, and on screen / Philip C. Kolin -- The audience's role in Othello / Hugh Macrae Richmond -- White faces, blackface : the production of "race" in Othello / Sujata Iyengar -- Images of white identity in Othello / Peter Erickson -- "Words and performances" : Roderigo and the mixed dramaturgy of race and gender in Othello / John R. Ford -- The curse of Cush : Othello's Judaic ancestry / James R. Andreas, Sr. -- Relating things to the state : "the state" and the subject of Othello / Thomas Moisan -- Venetian ideology or transversal power? Iago's motives and the means by which Othello falls / Bryan Reynolds and JosephFitzpatrick -- Othello : portrait of a marriage / David Bevington -- "Truly, an obedient lady" : Desdemona, Emilia, and the doctrine of obedience in Othello / Sara Munson Deats -- Morality, ethics and the failure of love in Shakespeare's Othello / John Gronbeck-Tedesco -- Keeping faith : water imagery and religious diversity in Othello / Clifford Ronan -- Representing Othello : early modern jury trials and the equitable judgments of tragedy / Nicholas Moschovakis -- Othello among the sonnets / James Schiffer -- The "O" in Othello : tropes of damnation and nothingness / Daniel J. Vitkus -- Trumpeting and "seeled" eyes : a semiotics of [eye]conography in Othello / LaRue Love Sloan -- "Work on my medicine" : physiologies and anatomies in Othello / Mary F. Lux -- Reading Othello backwords / Jay L. Halio -- The mystery of the early Othello texts / Scott McMillin -- "My cue to fight" : stage violence in Othello / Francis X. Kuhn -- An interview with Kent Thompson, artistic director of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival / Philip C. Kolin.

Othello : New Critical Essays