Shakespeare's Othello: 'Racism in Othello?'
Essay from the year 2009 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1, University of Cambridge (English ), course: Supervision: Fitzwilliam Collge: Shakespeare, language: English, abstract: Shakespeare's Othello has caught people's attention for more than four hundred years now. This is may be true for many other Shakespearean plays as well, but Othello was exceptionally popular at its time of origin and is not less so today. Reasons for this are probably manifold, but the notions of gender, sexuality, status and race which are still very current issues might contribute to this timeless and universal appreciation. The latter is at the focus of this essay.
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