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Othello : a novel

Author: Julius Lester; Tim O'Brien; William Shakespeare; Scholastic Inc.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto ; London ; Auckland ; Sydney : Scholastic Inc., ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A prose retelling of Shakespeare's play in which a jealous general is duped into thinking that his wife has been unfaithful, with tragic consequences.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Publishers' advertisements
Authors' presentation inscription (Provenance)
Juvenile fiction
Adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julius Lester; Tim O'Brien; William Shakespeare; Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0590419676 9780590419673 0590419668 9780590419666
OCLC Number: 30735119
Notes: Publisher's advertisements follow text.
"Cover art by Tim O'Brien"--Back cover.
Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature copy is signed by the author.
Target Audience: 770
Description: xv, [2], 151, [7] pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Desdemona --
Michael pays a visit --
Othello and Desdemona in the great hall --
Iago --
Othello speaks with Michael Cassio --
Michael's regrets --
Othello and Desdemona --
Lord Bertrand hears the news --
Iago pays a visit --
The king remembers --
Lord Bertrand fights for his daughter --
Iago begins his plot --
Michael Cassio pleads with Desdemona --
Iago plants seeds --
Iago waters the seeds --
Ashaki --
The seeds sprout --
Othello confronts Desdemona --
Elsewhere --
Othello finds the handkerchief --
Othello and Desdemona --
Murder --
The last kiss. Othello --
What is the play about? --
Characters --
The language of Othello --
Is Othello a racist play? --
'Far more fair than black' --
Critics' forum --
Coroner's investigation --
Othello in performance --
William Shakespeare.
Responsibility: by Julius Lester.

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The classic, brooding story of Othello, a black general in the army who loves the beautiful Desdemona, is given a new twist by a Newbery Award-winning author. In this adaptation, the race issue is  Read more...

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