This second edition of Othello has a new, illustrated introduction by leading American scholar Ayanna Thompson, which addresses such key issues as race, religion and gender, as well as looking at ways in which the play has been adapted in more recent times. Othello is one of Shakespeare’s great tragedies-written in the same five-year period as Hamlet, King Lear, and Macbeth. The new introduction attends to the play’s different meanings throughout history, while articulating the historical…
A peaceful village torn apart by murder, mistrust, and a desire for revenge.
When Oakhurst’s daughters begin to turn up brutally murdered and with accusatory words carved into their skin, the residents of the small, close-knit English village are unwilling to believe that one of their own might be a killer….
Suspicion falls on the village’s newest resident, Zack Wild, attractive, charming, author of violent crime novels, and possessor of a dark history; he seems like the perfect suspect….
A Commentary on the Aristotelian “Athenaion Politeia” This commentary, first published in 1981, has been reissued to take account of recent important publications that have been written on many of the topics covered in the “Athenaion Politeia”. A section of addenda surveying this recent work has been added. Full descriptionNew
This peerless edition of Chaucer’s complete works is the fruit of many years’ study and is widely regarded as the standard text. Edited and annotated to a high standard, and with a new foreword by Christopher Cannon, the Riverside Chaucer is now the indispensable edition for students and readers of Chaucer.New
The Akkadian series “Maqlu” is the most important magical text against witchcraft from Mesopotamia. This new edition of the standard text contains a synoptic edition of all manuscripts, a composite text in transliteration, an annotated transcription and translation.”
Great Gatsby: York Notes for A-Level