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Speaking of the Moor : from "Alcazar" to "Othello"

Author: Emily C Bartels
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, cop. 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Speaking of the Moor explores why the Moor became a central character on the English stage at the turn of the sixteenth century. Looking closely at key early modern dramatic and historical texts, the  Read more...


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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily C Bartels
ISBN: 0812240766 9780812221015 081222101X 9780812240764
OCLC Number: 1025437088
Notes: Bibliografía : p. [227]-241.
Índice : p. [243]-250.
Description: VIII, 252 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: On sitting down to read Othello once again --
Enter Barbary: The battle of Alcazar and 'the World' --
Imperialist beginnings: Hakluyt's Navigations and the place and displacement of Africa --
'Incorporate in Rome': Titus Andronicus and the consequence of conquest --
Too many blackamoors: deportation, discrimination, and Elizabeth I --
Banishing 'all the Moors': Lust's dominion and the story of Spain --
Cultural traffic: The history and description of Africa and the unmooring of the Moor --
The 'stranger of here and everywhere': Othello and the Moor of Venice.
Responsibility: Emily C. Bartels.


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