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Books in the CBL
New Boy: Othello Retold by
No Fear Shakespeare (Othello)
Shakespearean Tragedy by "A.C. Bradley put Shakespeare on the map for generations of readers and students for whom the plays might not otherwise have become 'real' at all" writes John Bayley in his foreword to this edition of Shakespearean Tragedy: Lectures on Hamlet, Othello, King Lear and Macbeth. Approaching the tragedies as drama, wondering about their characters as he might have wondered about people in novels or in life, Bradley is one of the most liberating in the line of distinguished Shakespeare critics. His acute yet undogmatic and almost conversational critical method has--despite fluctuations in fashion--remained enduringly popular and influential. For, as John Bayley observes, these lectures give us a true and exhilarating sense of "the tragedies joining up with life, with all our lives; leading us into a perspective of possibilities that stretch forward and back in time, and in our total awareness of things." 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.
Shakespeare on the Double! Othello
This LibGuide aims to assist you with resources for your study of Othello.
Use the Bloom's Literature database to access the Shakespeare Center - where you can find all of Shakespeare's collected works, or the Othello Works Index, which combines Reference, Criticism, Character Listings, Images and Videos.
The JSTOR Understanding Series links original works to scholarship - it has a large collection of articles and chapters quoting passages from key literary texts.
The JSTOR Understanding Series - Othello - jump to an Act or Scene which has linked articles.