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Author Bartels, Emily Carroll.

Title Speaking of the Moor : from Alcazar to Othello / Emily C. Bartels
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 252 pages)
Contents On sitting down to read Othello once again -- Enter Barbary: The battle of Alcazar and 'the World' -- Imperialist beginnings: Hakluyt's Navigations and the place and displacement of Africa -- 'Incorporate in Rome': Titus Andronicus and the consequence of conquest -- Too many blackamoors: deportation, discrimination, and Elizabeth I -- Banishing 'all the Moors': Lust's dominion and the story of Spain -- Cultural traffic: The history and description of Africa and the unmooring of the Moor -- The 'stranger of here and everywhere': Othello and the Moor of Venice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Peele, George, 1556-1596. Battle of Alcazar.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Titus Andronicus.
Lust's dominion; or, The lascivious queen
Blacks in literature.
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.
Race in literature.
Africa -- In literature.
England -- Race relations -- History -- 16th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008298715
ISBN 0812200292 (electronic bk.)
9780812200294 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)