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Othello | Overview
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“Oh, beware, my lord, of jealousy!
It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock
The meat it feeds on.”
- Iago, Act 3 Scene 3.
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Othello | Overview: eBooks
Othello: Online resources
Othello: Podcasts and lectures
University of Oxford Podcasts - Othello
Professor Emma Smith discusses the central question of race and its significance in the play. She also explains the play's fluid comedic/tragic structure.
Harvard MOOC - Othello: the Moor
Useful to view lectures without actually taking the course. Stephen Greenblatt is a world authority on Shakespeare. Highly recommended.
Othello | Articles
Jewel, Purse, Trash: Reckoning and Reputation in Othello.
The article presents the comments on Othello, play by William Shakespeare. It offers information on Thomas Rymer, writer who is the critique of the play, "A ShortView of Tragedy," by Shakespeare. It mentions that the evaluation in Othello is the domain of mathematics. It focuses on Othello's language of valuing, with the strands of criticism of play.
The Design of Desdemona: Doubt Raised and Resolved.
Discusses the way in which English dramatist William Shakespeare shapes the character of Desdemona in the play 'Othello' and the audience's apprehension of it. Scandal inherent in Desdemona's elopement; Ways in which Shakespeare continues to pay out ambivalent evidence on Desdemona in the second act.