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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 503–531.
Published: 01 September 2022
... on the literature of divine retribution for his own experiments in tragic and comic representation. His Othello , especially, is built from tales of vice and retribution, and in it Shakespeare tests the boundaries that separate justice from atrocity, comic satisfaction from tragic violence. By reading Othello...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 595–620.
Published: 01 September 2007
... the necessary finding of an answer.4 Race, periodization, and history In the opening scene of Shakespeare’s Othello ( 1 6 0 3   –   4 ) , D e s d e m o n a ’ s f a t h e r Brabantio responds to Roderigo’s hysterical images of miscegenation by confessing that even before he received the news about...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 497–507.
Published: 01 September 2021
... limited to virtual bodies and virtual embodiment? Early modern audiences had an appetite for bodies doing a familiar range of fictive things onstage: for revenging bodies; for problematically motivated bodies (“I hate the Moor” in Othello ); for bodies ambiguously driven by the “that within...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 405–432.
Published: 01 May 2016
... body that intercession makes. This sexual dimension of intercession is presented in a number of Shakespeare’s other plays, including Much Ado about Nothing, Troilus and Cressida, The Winter’s Tale, but especially Othello, the play whose creation is likely to have directly preceded...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 407–413.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of narratives of come-uppance in a range of texts from true-crime pamphlets to Thomas Beard's Theatre of God's Judgements . Crawford pursues these stories into the actual theater of Shakespeare, especially Othello , which is built from tales of vice and retribution. In this play and in light of new Calvinist...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 643–666.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... $60.00. Shakespeare, William. Antony and Cleopatra. Edited by David Bevington. Updated edition. The New Cambridge Shakespeare. Cambridge: Cam- bridge University Press, 2005. xviii, 285 pp.; 17 illus. $70.00, paper $14.99. Shakespeare, William. The First Quarto of Othello. Edited by Scott McMil- lin...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 65–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... with the question of who controls them, as a deliberate game for the audi- ence’s enjoyment. Such scenes, or variants on them occur in, among other plays, The Taming of the Shrew, Love’s Labour’s Lost (in a bravura “nested” design), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, Othello, and The Tempest. But perhaps...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 January 2013
... into Othello”; rather, we talk of the play’s running time spatially, as when we say “in act 2, scene 1 of Othello.” The exception to this observation would be when we have stripped the play of its performance space and virtualized it by encoding it onto a DVD or into a website with a time slider...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2009
...-marking or remarking of his Poeticall exercises, or the writing of a play like Othello. 134  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 39.1 / 2009 I conclude by turning to what must surely be among the strangest British court-themed plays of the time, the provocatively titled Lust’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 413–430.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., xxiv, pp.; illus. paper Shakespeare, William. Hamlet. Edited by Ann Thompson and Neil Taylor. Revised edition. The Arden Shakespeare, Third Series. London: Blooms- bury Arden Shakespeare, xxii, pp.; illus. Paper Shakespeare, William. Othello. Edited by Jessica Slights. Broadview...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 401–420.
Published: 01 May 2010
... and Temptations: Food and Art in Renaissance Italy. California Studies in Food and Culture, vol. 27. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009. xi, 259 pp.; 75 color figs. $29.95. 8. Identity formations Bartels, Emily C. Speaking of the Moor: From “Alcazar” to “Othello.” Phila- delphia...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 455–473.
Published: 01 May 2006
...: Mediaeval Continuation, vol. 7. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2005. xxiv, 310 pp. $39.95. Shakespeare, William. Othello. Edited by Burton Raffel. With an essay by Harold Bloom. The Annotated Shakespeare. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2005. xxxix, 268 pp. Paper...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 475–477.
Published: 01 May 2006
...: Mediaeval Continuation, vol. 7. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2005. xxiv, 310 pp. $39.95. Shakespeare, William. Othello. Edited by Burton Raffel. With an essay by Harold Bloom. The Annotated Shakespeare. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2005. xxxix, 268 pp. Paper...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 197–216.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Press of Florida, 2013. xvi, 218 pp. $69.95. Madden, Thomas F. The Concise History of the Crusades. Third edition. Critical Issues in World and International History. Lanham, Md.: Row- man and Littlefield, 2014. xii, 243 pp.; 14 maps, 16 illus. $29.95. Maguire, Laurie. Othello: Language and Writing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 615–634.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., 234 pp.; 5 figs. $140.00. Orlin, Lena Cowen, ed. Othello: The State of Play. The Arden Shakespeare State of Play Series. London: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2014. xi, 289 pp. $80.00, paper $26.95. Palfrey, Simon. Poor Tom: Living “King Lear.” Chicago: University of Chi- cago Press, 2014. ix...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 435–455.
Published: 01 May 2011
... black- ­and-­white plates. $50.00. 10. Drama and the stage Altman, Joel B. The Improbability of Othello: Rhetorical Anthropology and Shakespearean Selfhood. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010. x, 450 pp.; 2 line drawings. $49.00. Belsey, Catherine. Shakespeare in Theory...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 261–280.
Published: 01 May 2003
...-Fashioning where the reach is from More to Othello).3 Such conceptions are ageist: they divide time and texts up into periods in which “the synchronous relations between all aspects of a given culture at a given time [are] regarded as more significant . . . than diachronic relations.”4...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 225–248.
Published: 01 January 2004
... pp. $100.00. Goldie, Matthew Boyd, ed. Middle English Literature: A Historical Source- book. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2003. xv, 301 pp.; chronolgy, 13 illus. Paper $34.95. Hadfield, Andrew, ed. A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on William Shake- speare’s “Othello.” Routledge Literary Sourcebooks...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 621–644.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... 6. Boundaries of difference Breuer, Dieter, and Gábor Tüskés, eds. Das Ungarnbild in der deutschen Lit- eratur der frühen Neuzeit. Beihefte zu Simpliciana, vol. 1. Bern: Peter Lang, 2005. 409 pp.; 19 figs. Paper $69.95. Daileader, Celia R. Racism, Misogyny, and the “Othello” Myth: Inter...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 January 2007
... final moments he recovers his dignity, expresses a deep remorse, and then, in the manner of noble tragic heroes like Othello and Hamlet, commits suicide. Howard discusses the ending of A Christian Turned Turk, using it as an example of the kind of closure that is typical of the adventure play...