Otelo

Editora Schwarcz - Companhia das Letras

A nova tradução de uma das obras mais populares do teatro. Leitura imprescindível do maior dramaturgo de língua inglesa. Em Veneza, Otelo, um general mouro a serviço do Estado, conquista Desdêmona, uma jovem, filha de um nobre local. Após enfrentar a ira do pai e defender-se com sucesso contra a acusação de tê-la "enfeitiçado", ele parte a Chipre em companhia da esposa para combater o inimigo turco-otomano. Lá, seu alferes, o manipulador Iago, consegue paulatinamente instilar na mente do mouro a suspeita de que Desdêmona o traiu. Otelo é a tragédia em que Shakespeare estudou os mecanismos da imaginação, da paixão e do ciúme. Em nova tradução de Lawrence Flores Pereira, que recria a linguagem grandiosa de Otelo e a prosa nefasta de Iago, esta nova edição é acompanhada de uma longa introdução e notas contextuais do tradutor, bem como de um ensaio de W. H. Auden.
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William Shakespeare (1564-1616) é o maior dramaturgo da língua inglesa. Nasceu em Stratford-upon-Avon e viveu em Londres sob os reinados de Elizabeth I e James I. Três anos antes de morrer, voltou à pacata cidade natal, onde se encontra sepultado.
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Publisher
Editora Schwarcz - Companhia das Letras
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Published on
Apr 27, 2017
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Pages
368
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ISBN
9788543808512
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Language
Portuguese (Portugal)
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Genres
Drama / Shakespeare
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