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Othello : modern English version side-by-side with full original text

Author: William Shakespeare; Gayle Holste
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Tragedies (Drama)
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Othello, (Fictitious character from Shakespeare); William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Othello, (Fictitious character from Shakespeare)
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Gayle Holste
ISBN: 0764120581 9780764120589
OCLC Number: 980147961
Notes: "Modern English version side-by-side with full original text."
Description: 319 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
William Shakespeare: Life, plays, theater, verse --
Tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice: Date, source, text --
Othello: Original text side-by-side with modern version --
Activities: Themes and images --
Characters --
Examination questions.
Responsibility: edited and rendered into modern English by Gayle Holste.

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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.

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