"Othello" as tragedy : some problems of judgment and feeling (Book, 1980) [WorldCat.org]
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"Othello" as tragedy : some problems of judgment and feeling

Author: Jane Adamson
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats

Jane Adamson considers in detail Othello and explores the ways the play continually undercuts easy moral simplifications as well as the moral questions raised in other characters. This study also  Read more...


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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Adamson
ISBN: 0521223687 9780521223683 9780521297608 0521297605
OCLC Number: 911308315
Description: IX, 300 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1. The 'comforts' of praise and blame; 2. 'Injuries' and 'remedies': the first two acts; 3. 'Pluming up the will': Iago's place in the play; 4. Personal and professional identity: Othello in the first two acts; 5. 'Alacrity in hardness': Othello's crisis in Acts III and IV; 6. The 'hollow hell' of vengeance: Othello's attempted remedies; 7. Self-charity and self-abnegation: the play's women in love; 8. The 'power to hurt' and 'be hurt', 'past all surgery': the final scene.
Responsibility: Jane Adamson.


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