Othello of Shakespeare"s audience by John William Draper

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Published by Octagon Books in New York .

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  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.,
  • Othello (Fictitious character),
  • Muslims in literature.,
  • Blacks in literature.,
  • Theater audiences.,
  • Tragedy.

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Book details

Statementby John W. Draper.
LC ClassificationsPR2829 .D7 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p.
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5996907M
LC Control Number66029320

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This audience perspective is what Shakespeare maintains throughout Othello, so that we continually refract our views of Roderigo, Brabantio, Cassio, Othello, and even Desdemona through Iago's eyes, as Kent Cartwright confirms in Shakespeare's Tragedy and Its Double: "Through fourteen of the fifteen scenes of Othello, the audience shares its discrepant awareness with Iago" ().

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Paris, M. Didier, (OCoLC) Othello of Shakespeare's audience. New York, Octagon Books, (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare; Othello, (Fictitious character from Shakespeare); Othello, (Fictitious character from Shakespeare) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John W Draper.

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Although Othello’s racial identity is clearly a factor in Shakespeare’s text, when the play was first performed the audience would not have seen it as squarely focussed on race as we do. As editor Michael Neill observes, ‘to talk about race in Othello is inevitably to fall into some degree of anachronism, while to ignore it is to efface.

When Othello is introduced, the audience quickly shifts to his side. Othello’s love story is exceptional and captivating. Desdemona and Othello are madly in love with one another. Desdemona is even willing to get disowned just to be with Othello.

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Shakespeare, who is accountable both to the eyes and to the ears, and to convince the very heart of an audience, shows that Desdemona was won by hearing Othello talk This was the charm, this was the filter, the love powder that took the daughter of this noble Venetian [i.e., Brabantio].

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OTHELLO My life upon her faith. Honest Iago, My Desdemona must I leave to thee: I prithee, let thy wife attend on her: And bring them after in the best advantage. Come, Desdemona: I have but an hour Of love, of worldly matters and direction, To spend with thee: we must obey the time.

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