Introduction - Lena Cowen Orlin (Georgetown University, USA) 1. Two Faced: the Problem of Othello's Visage - Ambereen Dadabhoy (Harvey Mudd College, USA) 2. Eloquent Barbarians: on the Critical Potential of Passionate Character - Lynn Enterline; 3. Audience-Actor Boundaries in Othello - Laurie E. Maguire (University of Oxford, UK) 4. "Speak[ing] Parrot" in Othello: Recontextualizing Black Speech in the Global Renaissance - Robert Hornback (Oglethorpe University, USA) 5. Secrets and Lies - Lois Potter (University of Delaware, USA) 6. Shakespeare's Nobody - Colleen Ruth Rosenfeld (Pomona College, USA) 7. Lucretius and Consummation in Othello - David Schalkwyk (Gallatin School of Individualized Study, USA) 8. Making Ambition Virtue? James Siemon (Washington University, USA) 9. Othello's Black Handkerchief - Ian Smith (Lafayette College, USA) 10. Double Diction and Othello's Dual Identity - Robert N. Watson (UCLA, USA) Bibliography Index
A landmark collection of essays from leading international scholars offering a variety of perspectives on Othello.
Lena Cowen Orlin is Professor of English at Georgetown University, USA.