Othello Bookshelf

works referenced in expert commentaries

Scholarly Works

Auden, W.H., The Dyer’s Hand and Other Essays. New York: Random House, 1962. (Watson)

Bradley, A.C. Shakespearean Tragedy. New York: Macmillan and Co, 1937. (Cartelli, Britton)

Cartelli, Thomas. Repositioning Shakespeare: National Formations, Postcolonial Appropriations. New York: Routledge, 1999. (Cartelli)

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. Coleridge on Shakespeare: The Full Text of the Lectures of 1811-12, ed. R. A. Folkes. London: Routledge (1971; rpt 2005). (Cartelli, Kozusko)

Doran, Madeline. Shakespeare’s Dramatic Language. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin P, 1977. (Wayne)

Herman, Judith, Trauma and Recovery. New York: Basic Books, 1997. (Wayne)

Neill, Michael. Putting History to the Question: Power, Politics, and Society in English Renaissance Drama. New York: Columbia, 2000. (Wayne)

Paster, Gail Kern. The Body Embarrassed: Drama and the Disciplines of Shame in Early Modern England. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997. (Wayne)

Traub, Valerie. Renaissance of Lesbianism in Early Modern England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. (Wayne)


Early Texts

Africanus, Leo. The History and Description of Africa (trans. 1600). (Britton)

Anon. Haec Vir; or, The Womanish Man (1620). (Wayne)

Anon. Lusts Dominion (1600). (Britton)

Beaumont, Francis and John Fletcher. The Knights of Malta (1616-19). (Britton)

Beaumont, Francis and John Fletcher. The Woman Hater (1607). (Wayne)

Castiglione, Baldassare. Book of the Courtier (1528). (Wayne, Poole)

Chaucer, Geoffrey. Wife of Bath’s Prologue (late 14th c.). (Wayne)

Cinthio. Hecatammithi (1565). (Britton)

Daborne, Robert. A Christian Turned Turk (1612). (Britton)

Dekker, Thomas. Whore of Babylon (1607). (Watson)

Kyd, Thomas. Solyman and Perseda (1592). (Britton)

Lanyer, Emilia. Salve Deus (1611). (Wayne)

Lewkenor, Lewes. Commonwealth and Government of Venice (1599). (Britton)

Marlowe, Christopher. The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Dr Faustus (1604). (Cartelli, Shohet)

de Meun, Jean. Romance of the Rose (late 13th c.) (Wayne)

Milton, John. Paradise Lost (1674). (Shohet)

Ovid. Metamorphoses. (Wayne)

Peele, George. Battle of Alcazar (1591). (Britton)

T. E. The Law’s Resolution of Women’s Rights (1632). (Wayne)

Tilney, Edmund. Flower of Friendship (1568 dialogue on marriage). (Wayne)

Theophrastus. Golden Book of Marriage. (Wayne)

Thomas, William. History of Italy (1549). (Britton)

Tilney, Edmund. Flower of Friendship (1568). (Wayne)

Vives, Juan Luis. The Office and Duetie of a Husband (1529). (Wayne)


Films, Prose, and Theater Adaptations

Baraka, Amiri. Dutchman (1964). (Cartelli)

Burge, Stuart, dir. Othello (1965). (Cartelli)

Phillips, Caryl. The Nature of Blood (1997). (Cartelli)

Nelson, Tim Blake, dir. O (2001). (Kozusko, Cartelli)

Salih, Tayeb. A Season of Migration to the North (1969). (Cartelli)

Sax, Geoffrey, dir. Othello (modern language, 2001). (Cartelli)

Suzman, Janet, dir. Othello (1988). (Cartelli)

Welles, Orson, dir. Othello (1952). (Cartelli)

Welles, Orson, dir. A Touch of Evil (1958). (Cartelli)