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 The tragedie of Othello: the Moore of Venice
(2,285 words)


William Shakespeare

Date: Published in 1622

Original Language: English


The tragedie of Othello, the Moore of Venice appears at the peak of the Shakespearean canon, between Hamlet and King Lear. It was first performed by the King’s Company in the banqueting house at Whitehall on 1 November 1604, with Richard Burbage as Othello. After that, it was staged at the Globe and elsewhere, including Blackfriars. Regarded as one of Shakespear…

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Shah, Nabila, “ The tragedie of Othello: the Moore of Venice”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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