Speaking of the Moor–Now Available

Speaking of the Moor: From "Alcazar" to "Othello"

Emily C. Bartels

264 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2008 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4076-4 | $55.00 | £36.00

Speaking of the MoorSpeaking of the Moor explores why the Moor became a central character on the English stage at the turn of the sixteenth century. Looking closely at key early modern dramatic and historical texts, the book uncovers the Moor’s complex identity as a Mediterranean figure poised provocatively between European and non-European worlds.

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