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Who speaks for the Moor? Interrogating Shakespeare's Othello

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dc.contributor.author Bajpaie, Sahana
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-10T05:10:06Z
dc.date.available 2010-10-10T05:10:06Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/402
dc.description.abstract This paper tries to trace how Shakespeare's Othello has been textualized and argue how despite the play's obvious racial/cultural politics considered by the relatively new critical studies very few attempts have been made to unfold the problematic of receiving the text and its creator in the colonial/postcolonial Indian context. This paper will also try to throw light on the fact that how Othello has been compelled to endorse the supremacy of the liberal humanist culture by accepting the state distinction between civilized and barbaric, white and non-white, culture and sub-culture. And how the dominant ideology continues to claim its moral and intellectual superiority justifying that it has even placed the "demi-devil" at the heart of a supreme aesthetic manifestation-it has been 'pitying' and 'pitying' the Moor ever since he appeared on the English stage. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries BRAC University Journal, BRAC University;Vol.4, No.2,pp. 99-103
dc.title Who speaks for the Moor? Interrogating Shakespeare's Othello en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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