Othello

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Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698410815

Category: Drama

Page: 208

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The New York Theater Workshop's production of Othello, starring Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo, and directed by Tony award-winning director Sam Gold, opens in November. This production is sponsored in part by The Pelican Shakespeare series and Penguin Classics. This edition of Othello is edited with an introduction and notes by Russ McDonald and was recently repackaged with cover art by Manuja Waldia. Waldia received a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators for the Pelican Shakespeare series. The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare’s time, an introduction to the individual play, and a detailed note on the text used. Updated by general editors Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller, these easy-to-read editions incorporate over thirty years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the original series, edited by Alfred Harbage, appeared between 1956 and 1967. With stunning new covers, definitive texts, and illuminating essays, the Pelican Shakespeare will remain a valued resource for students, teachers, and theater professionals for many years to come. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice

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Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780140714630

Category: Drama

Page: 145

View: 7010

The new Pelican Shakespeare series incorporates the more than thirty years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the acclaimed original series, edited by Alfred Harbage, appeared between 1956 and 1967. The general editors of the new series of forty volumes-the renowned Shakespeareans Stephen Orgel of Stanford University and A. R. Braunmuller of UCLA-have assembled a team of eminent scholars who have, along with the general editors themselves, prepared new introductions and notes to all of Shakespeare's plays and poems. Redesigned in an easy-to-read format that preserves the favorite features of the original, including an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare, an introduction to the individual play, and a note on the text used. The new Pelican Shakespeare will be an excellent resource for students, teachers, and theatre professionals well into the twenty first century.

Shakespeareäó»s Authentic Performance Texts

The Case for Staging from the First Folio

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Author: Graham Watts

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476618720

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 260

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When we pick up a copy of a Shakespeare play, we assume that we hold in our hands an original record of his writing. We don’t. Present-day printings are an editor’s often subjective version of the script. Around 25 percent of any Shakespeare play will have been altered, and this creates an enormous amount of confusion. The only authentic edition of Shakespeare’s works is the First Folio, published by his friends and colleagues in 1623. This volume makes the case for printing and staging the plays as set in the First Folio, which preserved actor cues that helped players understand and perform their roles. The practices of modern editors are critiqued. Also included are sections on analyzing and acting the text, how a complex character can be created using the First Folio, and a director’s approach to rehearsing Shakespeare with various exercises for both professional and student actors. In conclusion, all of the findings are applied to Measure for Measure.

William Shakespeare, Othello

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Author: Emma Smith

Publisher: Writers and Their Work (Hardco

ISBN: 074631082X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 104

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In the board game 'Othello', players must turn double-sided counters to their advantage. This doubleness is shared by Shakespeare's play of 1604, marked from its outset by a dual and paradoxical title 'Othello, or the Moor of Venice'. This study teases out instances of doubleness, duplication and paradox to discuss the play's language and its themes. Chapters cover the issues of substitution, of racial polarity and its confusions, of the contested place of the domestic in the play, and the mixed generic signals this comedy-turned-tragedy gives out to its audiences. Throughout the emphasis is on the close readings of the play on the page and on stage, informed by the recent scholarship that has made Othello so pressing a play for the vexed cultural politics of the twenty-first century.

Othello, der Mohr Von Venedig. Ueber Shakespear

Aus: [Dramatische Werke] Shakespear's Dramatische Werke

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Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 308

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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

Hexensaat

Roman

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Author: Margaret Atwood

Publisher: Albrecht Knaus Verlag

ISBN: 3641161436

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Alles ist Illusion – Margaret Atwoods Verneigung vor dem großen Bühnenmagier William Shakespeare Felix ist ein begnadeter Theatermacher und in der Szene ein Star. Seine Inszenierungen sind herausfordernd, aufregend, legendär. Nun will er Shakespeares „Der Sturm“ auf die Bühne bringen. Das soll ihn noch berühmter machen – und ihm helfen, eine private Tragödie zu vergessen. Doch nach einer eiskalten Intrige seiner engsten Mitarbeiter zieht sich Felix zurück, verliert sich in Erinnerungen und sinnt auf Rache. Die Gelegenheit kommt zwölf Jahre später, als ein Zufall die Verräter in seine Nähe bringt. In ihrem brillanten Roman schafft die große kanadische Autorin Margaret Atwood mit der Figur des Theaterdirektors Felix ein würdiges Pendant zu Shakespeares Prospero aus „Der Sturm“, jenes Zauberers, der als ein Selbstporträt des alternden Barden aus Stratford-on-Avon gilt.

King Lear

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Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101142271

Category: Drama

Page: 352

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The Signet Classics edition of one of William Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies. Full of cruelty and betrayal, King Lear is the timeless and timely story of a kingdom held in the thrall of an aging ruler’s descent into madness. Desperate for praise, he banishes those who would guide him with honesty and surrounds himself with sycophants—an action which leads to his ultimately tragic downfall... This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as: • An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater • A special introduction to the play by the editor, Russell Fraser • Selections from Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, Sir Philip Sidney's Arcadia, and The True Chronicle History of King Lear, the sources from which Shakespeare derived King Lear • Dramatic criticism from Samuel Johnson, A. C. Bradley, John Russell Brown, and others • A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions • Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text • And more...

Books in Print 1997-98

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Author: R R Bowker Publishing,[Anonymus AC01535147]

Publisher: R. R. Bowker

ISBN: 9780835239400

Category:

Page: N.A

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Books in Print

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Shakespeare, a bibliographical guide

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Author: Stanley W. Wells

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 431

View: 5273

In this comprehensive and compelling study, Stanley Wells explores the wide range of meanings that the plays can generate and analyzes their literary and dramatic craftsmanship in terms that are accessible to the nonspecialist, even to readers with no previous knowledge or experience of Shakespeare. In particular, he looks at Shakespeare's impact through the ages and especially on the varied realizations of his plays in modern theater.

Der weite Raum der Zeit

Roman

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Author: Jeanette Winterson

Publisher: Albrecht Knaus Verlag

ISBN: 3641161452

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Blinde Eifersucht und zerstörerischer Zorn – doch die Zeit heilt alle Wunden Der Londoner Investmentbanker Leo verdächtigt seine schwangere Frau MiMi, ihn mit seinem Jugendfreund Xeno zu betrügen. In rasender Eifersucht und blind gegenüber allen gegenteiligen Beweisen verstößt er MiMi und seine neugeborene Tochter Perdita. Durch einen glücklichen Zufall findet der Barpianist Shep das Baby und nimmt es mit nach Hause. Jahre später verliebt sich das Mädchen in einen jungen Mann – Xenos einzigen Sohn. Zusammen machen sie sich auf, das Rätsel ihrer Herkunft zu lösen und alte Wunden zu heilen, damit der Bann der Vergangenheit endlich gebrochen wird. Jeanette Winterson spielt souverän mit Figuren und Handlung aus Shakespeares "Das Wintermärchen" und erzählt eine verblüffend moderne Geschichte über rasende Eifersucht, blinden Selbsthass und die tiefe Sehnsucht in uns, die Fehler der Vergangenheit wieder gut zu machen.