In the U.S., the meanings of Othello
and Shakespeare have been created through the language and practice of white supremacy.
Clinical and imaging features of Othello
The lecture, entitled Shakespearean Values: Othello
in Time and Place -- will discuss whether Othello
challenges or reinforces the values of Shakespearean society, or of our society, today.
I will track the latent reproductive anxieties underlying the sexual interracial phobias driving much of the psychological action in both Othello
and Harlem Duet.
RAY FEARON AND RICHARD MCCABE, 1999 Ray Fearson became the first black actor to play Othello
on the main RSC stage in more than 40 years in Michael Attenborough's production.
plays Birmingham Rep from November 12-15.
Michel had the roles of Othello
, Roderigo and Cassio (when not sharing the stage with Othello
This new Othello
-- originally commissioned by Shakespeare's Globe Theater -- has been performed in England, South Korea and Chicago.
There's something of the slacker about Othello
(Matthew Wade) in the early scenes, and the chemistry between him and Nicole Cooper's Desdemona is palpable.
, in self-defense, eloquently recounts his wooing by autobiographical storytelling and concludes ironically, "This only is the witchcraft I have used" (1.3.171).
AT the moment when Othello
finally becomes fully convinced of Desdemona's infidelity, he cries out "0 blood, blood, blood." (1) Because early modern writers participate in a collective cultural attempt to stabilize existing categories of difference by attaching them to fixed biological characteristics, one might be tempted to understand the visceral and seemingly unsophisticated nature of this utterance as a sign of Othello
's atavistic descent into murderous rage, his barbarous nature emerging from beneath his heroic self-presentation.
Prior to day-1 of our Othello
production, I never thought I could act.