The Masks of Othello: The Search for the Identity of Othello, Iago, and Desdemona by Three Centuries of Actors and Critics
University of Delaware Press, 1992 - 313 頁
In what Norman Sanders has termed [a] now classic study, noted Shakespearean Marvin Rosenberg sets out to discover how the complex, troubled characters of the play have been interpreted by actors and critics from Shakespeare's time to the present.
The Modern Othello
The Modern Iago
OTHELLO AND THE CRITICS
In Defense of Iago
In Defense of Othello
In Defense of Desdemona
In Defense of the Play I
In Defense of the Play II
The Victorian Iago
The Victorian Desdemona
THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
A KIND WORD FOR BOWDLER
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第 22 頁 - The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner ; and all quality. Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war ! And O, you mortal engines, whose rude throats The immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell ! Othello's occupation's gone ! lago.
第 38 頁 - O curse of marriage, That we can call these delicate creatures ours, And not their appetites! I had rather be a toad, And live upon the vapour of a dungeon, Than keep a corner in the thing I love For others
第 236 頁 - Oth. I look down towards his feet; but that's a fable. If that thou be'st a devil, I cannot kill thee.
第 96 頁 - Of human dealings. If I do prove her haggard, Though that her jesses were my dear heart-strings, I'd whistle her off, and let her down the wind, To prey at fortune.
第 45 頁 - My story being done, She gave me for my pains a world of sighs: She swore, in faith, 'twas strange, 'twas passing strange, 'Twas pitiful, 'twas wondrous pitiful...
第 258 頁 - So have I seen, when Caesar would appear, And on the stage at half-sword parley were, Brutus and Cassius, oh how the audience Were ravished! with what wonder they went thence. When some new day they would not brook a line Of tedious, though well laboured, Catiline; Sejanus too was irksome, they prized more Honest lago or the jealous Moor.
第 84 頁 - Excellent wretch ! Perdition catch my soul, But I do love thee ! and when I love thee not Chaos is come again.
第 36 頁 - The ordinary method of making an hero is to clap a huge plume of feathers upon his head, which rises so very high that there is often a greater length from his chin to the top of his head than to the sole of his foot.
第 46 頁 - A fixed figure for the time of scorn To point his slow unmoving finger at ! Yet could I bear that too ; well, very well : But there, where I have garner'd up my heart, Where either I must live, or bear no life...