Category: Book
Series Edited By: Braunmuller, A. R.
Edited By: McDonald, Russ
Series Edited By: Orgel, Stephen
By (author): Shakespeare, William
Series: Pelican Shakespeare, The
Subject:  DRAMA / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
  DRAMA / Shakespeare
  FICTION / Classics
  PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / Playwriting
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Published: October 2016
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 7.75in x 5.06in
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From The Publisher*The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare's time, an introduction to the individual play, and a detailed note on the text used. Updated by general editors Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller, these easy-to-read editions incorporate over thirty years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the original series, edited by Alfred Harbage, appeared between 1956 and 1967. With stunning new covers, definitive texts, and illuminating essays, the Pelican Shakespeare will remain a valued resource for students, teachers, and theater professionals for many years to come.

This edition of Othello is edited with an introduction and notes by Russ McDonald.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Biographical NoteWilliam Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in April 1564, and his birth is traditionally celebrated on April 23. The facts of his life, known from surviving documents, are sparse. He died on April 23, 1616, and was buried in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford. 

Russ McDonald (editor) is a professor of English at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He is the author of The Bedford Companion to Shakespeare.