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Othello (Fictitious character)

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Works: 533 works in 1,190 publications in 5 languages and 58,966 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Television adaptations  Television plays  Juvenile works  Biography  Audio adaptations  Radio plays 
Classifications: PR2829.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works about Othello (Fictitious character)
    The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )
    36 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and held by 3,393 libraries worldwide
    Othello, a Moorish general in the service of Venice, has married Desdemona, beautiful daughter of a Venetian Senator. But Iago, Othello's malignant ensign, is determined to destroy their happiness
    Othello by William Shakespeare( Book )
    25 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 2,090 libraries worldwide
    Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character
    William Shakespeare's Othello by Michael A Modugno( Book )
    8 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 1,809 libraries worldwide
    This invaluable reference guide to one of Shakespeare's greatest dramas offers a range of contemporary essays and critical viewpoints and is introduced by scholar Harold Bloom
    Othello by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
    56 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 1,744 libraries worldwide
    Othello, a Moorish general in the service of Venice, has married Desdemona, beautiful daughter of a Venetian Senator. But Iago, Othello's malignant ensign, is determined to destroy their happiness
    Othello, the moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )
    53 editions published between 1766 and 2013 in English and held by 1,663 libraries worldwide
    Othello, a Moorish general in the service of Venice, has married Desdemona, beautiful daughter of a Venetian Senator. But Iago, Othello's malignant ensign, is determined to destroy their happiness
    Othello by William Shakespeare( Book )
    18 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,474 libraries worldwide
    Presents a guide to Shakespeare's "Othello", including text and audio from various productions and preformances that provide a context for the play and it characters
    Othello by Oliver Parker( visu )
    6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,455 libraries worldwide
    In Venice during 1570, Desdemona, daughter of a powerful nobleman, elopes with Othello, a proud Moor celebrated as the city's most awesome warrior. Iago, who has served alongside Othello for a decade, is angered when the general chooses another lieutenant, Cassio, as his second in command. In retribution, Iago sabotages Cassio's promotion and convinces Othello that the handsome officer is cuckolding him. Othello writhes under the tortures Iago has created, and in a fit of jealousy smothers Desdemona, who caresses her beloved husband as she dies
    Othello by William Shakespeare( visu )
    24 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
    Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealosy of Iago, who conspires to undo them both. Iago tells Othello that his wife, the beautiful Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. Othello strangles Desdemona before learning of Iago's evil, and then kills himself in remorse
    Othello : a novel by Julius Lester( Book )
    4 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 949 libraries worldwide
    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
    Othello by William Shakespeare( Book )
    6 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 858 libraries worldwide
    An international team of scholars offers: - modernised, easily accessible texts - ample but unobtrusive academic guidance - attention to the theatrical qualities of each play and its stage history - informative illustations, including reconstructions of early performances
    Othello : a guide to the play by Joan Lord Hall( Book )
    3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
    Otello by Arrigo Boito( Book )
    16 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 756 libraries worldwide
    The original Italian with a correct English translation
    Othello by Stuart Burge( visu )
    4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 675 libraries worldwide
    Desdemona defies her father to marry the Moor of Venice, the mighty warrior, Othello. Lago is determined to bring about the downfall of Othello's new favorite, Cassio, and destroy Othello in the process, by casting aspersions on Othello's new bride
    Othello by William Shakespeare( Book )
    7 editions published between 1957 and 1976 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
    Othello : new critical essays by Philip C Kolin( Book )
    6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 643 libraries worldwide
    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
    Othello by William Shakespeare( Book )
    8 editions published in 2002 in English and Turkish and held by 631 libraries worldwide
    Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version. Includes a section with discussion questions and quizzes for students. Shakespeare's tragedy of the Moor whose love for Desdemona is destroyed by jealousy unfolds in easy-to-follow English as we speak it today. Othello's passion and Iago's treachery become clear in this straightforward modern version. The complete original text is laid out side-by-side with a complete modern translation. You'll find this book ideal for instant reference and understanding, whether you are reading Shakespeare for pleasure or studying for an exam
    William Shakespeare's Othello : a sourcebook ( Book )
    10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
    This volume is a broad-ranging guide to Othello, providing an introduction to the contexts of the play, the range of critical responses to the play and the play in performance
    The politics of Paul Robeson's Othello by Lindsey R Swindall( Book )
    6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
    Lindsey R. Swindall examines the historical and political context of acclaimed African American actor Paul Robeson's three portrayals of Shakespeare's Othello in the United Kingdom and the United States. These performances took place in London in 1930, on Broadway in 1943, and in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1959. All three of the productions, when considered together, provide an intriguing glimpse into Robeson's artistry as well as his political activism
    The tragedie of Othello, the Moore of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )
    18 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
    Far more than just a copy of the play, this text includes commentary, informative notes, and production notes for Othello
    Othello : character studies by Nick Potter( Book )
    4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
    Othello is a major Shakespearean text, studied widely and often adapted for film and TV and is especially challenging for a multicultural society.€ Othello lends itself to criticism through discussion of the major characters although this study will also focus on recent criticism's analysis of the characters as 'signifiers'.€ The study of the key characters takes the discussion of the text immediately into the central issues of 'otherness', gender, race and power.€ The guide includes: an introductory overview of the text, including a brief discussion of the background to the pla
 
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