This good woman was, no more than Othello
, of a disposition
Neither Hamlet, nor Macbeth, nor Othello
, nor Douglas, nor The Gamester, presented anything that could satisfy even the tragedians; and The Rivals, The School for Scandal, Wheel of Fortune, Heir at Law, and a long et cetera, were successively dismissed with yet warmer objections.
I had shared the conscience of Macbeth, the passion of Othello
, the doubt of Hamlet; many times, in my natural affinity for villains, I had mocked and suffered with Richard III.
We at once began the duet in Othello
and already the catastrophe was upon us.
Can you imagine," said Monte Cristo, "some Othello
or Abbe de Ganges, one stormy, dark night, descending these stairs step by step, carrying a load, which he wishes to hide from the sight of man, if not from God?
Or "One stone terrace (cracked), one gondola in distance, one Venetian senator's dress complete, richly embroidered white satin costume with profile portrait of Miss Jogg the model, one Scimitar superbly mounted in gold with jewelled handle, elaborate Moorish dress (very rare), and Othello
27) Cavell discusses how legal imagery pervades both at the play's opening and ending, where Othello
imagines himself in an inquisitorial role in relation to Desdemona (495-96).
In Stageloft Repertory Theater's fine, streamlined production of "Othello
," no doubt Iago (Sean Gardell) is jealous that Othello
(Ed Dunn) has passed him over as his second in command in favor of Cassio (Adrian Knowles).
In this reading, Othello
returns to a barbarous state under pressure: lacking other means of persuasion he resorts to wanton violence and savage cruelty.
One might say that Othello
both is and is not about race and racial difference, a play that invokes a relation between gender and the range of human cultures, religions, civic belongings, and/or appearances that we now encode as "race.
Giving in to jealousy can lead to tragic unhappiness, as Othello
Mr O'Reilly added: "It has been a delight being seduced by the mastery of Shakespeare's Othello