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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 273–275.
Published: 01 September 1962
... for the kind of study hers is. All in all her book is indispensable for an intelligent reading of Yeats. V. L. 0. Seattle, Washington CHITTICK 7he Masks of Othello: ’Ihe Search for the Identity of Othello...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 267–268.
Published: 01 September 1957
... in the Web: Actim and Language in “Othello.” By ROBERTB. HEILMAN. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1956. Pp. 298. $5.00. The author prefaces his book with the modest statement: “This is one man’s reading of Othello.” The best passages are those which express the personal insight...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 475–479.
Published: 01 December 1940
...Helen Andrews Kahin Copyright © 1940 by Duke University Press 1940 A NOTE ON OTHELLO, 11, i, 110-113 By HELENANDREWS KAHIN Steevens,’ long ago, called attention to the similarity between Iago’s speech : Come on, come on ;you are pictures out...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 100–101.
Published: 01 March 1961
... as it is on a fine appreciation of their artistic qualities and on careful research. THEODOREGEIS SENDOERFER University of Illinois The Brazilian Othello of Machado de Assis: A Study of Dom Casmurro. By HELENCALDWELL. Berkeley and Los Angeles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 207–223.
Published: 01 September 1987
...Derek Cohen © 1989 University of Washington 1987 PATRIARCHY AND JEALOUSY IN OTHELLOAND WE WmRSTALE B’ DEREKCOHEN By accusing their wives of sexual infidelity, Othello and Leon- tes give themselves a desperately...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 445–448.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Matthew J. Smith Love as Human Freedom . By Paul A. Kottman . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2017 . x + 241 pp . Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Paul A. Kottman asks us to entertain an unnerving possibility at the end of Othello : “In the murder...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 415–417.
Published: 01 December 1979
... to which he is particularly attentive in three long chapters are those of Hamlet, King Lear, and both Othello and Antony and Cleopatra. If this selection seems a bit thin-why not Macbeth? and why treat Othello merely as a lead-in to Antony?-Foreman compensates for it with two introductory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 323–335.
Published: 01 December 1977
... playing king with all the formal trappings, Othello the perfect commander, Cleo- patra the dramatic queen, and Macbeth the loyal warrior. Hamlet the prince is slightly different, since his breakdown is well under way when the play opens, and his iconic perfection is presented only in Ophelia’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 March 1990
...) or of the protagonist (as in Oedipus the King, the Hippolytus, The Bacchantes, Antony and Cleopatra, Romeo and Juliet, Doctor Faustus, Macbeth) or of both (as in The Seven Against Thebes, the Antigone, Ajax, Trachiniae, Oedipus at Colonus, Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Samson Agonistes) or the final scene...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 366–367.
Published: 01 December 1956
... conventions. Professor Stirling does not claim as much for Shakespeare’s observation as he could; he does not say that Bolingbroke is an eternal political type. He gives us an Othello whose fall iil Act 111, Scene 3, was motivated not only by what Othello was but by what the play has been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 101–102.
Published: 01 March 1961
... admired. The Othello story, for example, appears in twenty-eight of his tales, plays, and articles. In Dom Casmurro, the protagonist and narrator, Bento Sant- iago-a recluse living in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro-describes his tale as that of Othello. But for Santiago there is an important...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 268–269.
Published: 01 September 1957
... of Emilia near the end, the sugges- tion that he is the one grand (although demoniacal) figure in the play? Why the suggestion that Othello’s devotion to a soldier’s duty (recalling George Washington’s letter to his wife at the outbreak of the Revolution, or Lovelace’s poem on going to the wars...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 115–134.
Published: 01 June 1979
... between the three plays and Shakespeare’s best-known tragic works. Prevailing conceptions of Shakespearean tragedy have evolved from a body of commentary devoted principally to the so-called ma- jor tragedies: Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, and Lear...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 77–83.
Published: 01 March 1968
... that one’s experience as a reader is somehow out of court. If one is bored with Othello, one does not sit down and try to figure out why he is bored. Instead, anything else is possible-Othello and the fall of man, Othello and Renaissance ideas of honor, Iago as vice figure, the symbolism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2015
... . Mullaney Steven . 1995 . The Place of the Stage: License, Play, and Power in Renaissance England . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press . Neely Carol Thomas . 1980 . “Women and Men in Othello: ‘What Should Such a Fool / Do with So Good a Woman?’” In The Woman’s Part: Feminist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 375–412.
Published: 01 December 1953
... he was, once under way, by the character and the situation, so to speak, possessed. When stout-hearted Hamlet murmurs, “If ever thou didst hold me in thy heart,” or when weighty Othello lightly exclaims, “Keep up your bright swords, or the dew will rust them,” the poet felt the wording...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 September 1942
... drama In a Balcony as well as the interpretation of it. In 1940 I had written of it as follows, at the conclusion of a discus- sion of the tragic situation, involving conventions or postulates, in both the Edipus Tyrannus and Othello: Browning the psychologist, the impressionist before...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 1997
... delivered as a feigned aside, occurs in Othello. Iago and Othello observe Cassio as he takes leave of Desdemona. Trying to give the impression that he does not intend Othello to hear his remark, Iago-in a voice muted but loud enough that Othello can, in fact, overhear-says, “Hah? I like...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 272–273.
Published: 01 September 1962
... CHITTICK 7he Masks of Othello: ’Ihe Search for the Identity of Othello, Iago, ad Desdemona by ‘Ihree Centuries of Actors and Critics. By MARVIN ROSEN- BERG. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1961. Pp. xii -I- 313. $5.00. ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 183–184.
Published: 01 June 1954
... of defining an attitude of the author’s; Antony and Cleopotra “marks a climax in the combined use of characterizing and symbolic imagery” (p. 158). In Othello the imagery is espe- cially adapted to the contrast of fago and Othello, whose verbal styles have their origin in character. In Lear...