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Introduction to Othello

Synopsis
Video made as part of The Shakespeare 2020 Project. Murray Biggs, who discusses Othello in terms of race and racism and and the possible origins of the title character in the Moroccan ambassador to the court of Queen Elizabeth and the high regard in which the character is held in the play.
Series
The Shakespeare 2020 Project
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Transmission details
10 May 2020
Duration
5:28

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Notes

General
The Shakespeare 2020 Project is a multimedia project created and curated by Ian Doescher to look at all of the Bard’s plays and some of the poems between 2 January and 30 December 2020. This ‘read along’ project provides associated artwork, textual materials and videos to support the learning experience. These are published on the project homepage: https://iandoescher.com/shakespeare/

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/oP8NKJPheCQ
Online format
Streamed

Sponsor

Name

The Shakespeare 2020 Project

Email
shakespeare2020project@gmail.com
Web
https://iandoescher.com/shakespeare/ External site opens in new window
Address
Ian Doescher

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
http://www.youtube.com External site opens in new window

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