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Speaking of the Moor : from Alcazar to Othello / Emily C. Bartels.

  • Author

    Bartels, Emily Carroll

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Titus Andronicus.

    Peele, George, 1556-1596. Battle of Alcazar.

    Lust's dominion; or, The lascivious queen

    English drama Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 History and criticism

    Othello (Fictitious character)

    Blacks in literature

    Muslims in literature

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: 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.