The Design of Desdemona: Doubt Raised and Resolved

Cook, Ann Jennalie
January 1980
Shakespeare Studies;1980, Vol. 13, p187
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Discusses the way in which English dramatist William Shakespeare shapes the character of Desdemona in the play 'Othello' and the audience's apprehension of it. Scandal inherent in Desdemona's elopement; Ways in which Shakespeare continues to pay out ambivalent evidence on Desdemona in the second act.


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