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A Fury in the Words: Love and Embarrassment in Shakespeare's Venice

Harry Berger, Jr.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Fordham University Press, 2013.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780823241941 (hbk.), 0823241947 (hbk.), 9780823241958 (pbk.), 0823241955 (pbk.)
Contents
  • pt. 1. Mercifixion in The merchant of Venice : the riches of embarrassment. Introduction ; Negotiating the bond ; Antonio's blues ; Curiositas : the two Sallies ; Negative usury and the arts of embarrassment ; Negative usury : Portia's ring trick ; Portia the embarrasser ; The archery of embarrassment ; The first Jason ; A note on verse and prose in Act 1 ; Another Jason ; Portia cheating ; Portia's hair ; The siege of Belmont ; Covinous casketeers ; Moonlit maundering ; Coigns of vantage ; Standing for judgment ; Standing for sacrifice ; "Here is the money" : Bassanio in the bond market ; Twilight in Belmont : Portia's ring cycle ; Death in Venice
  • pt. 2. Three's company : contaminated intimacy in Othello. Prehistory in Othello ; Othello's embarrassment in 1.2 and 1.3 ; Desdemona on Cyprus : Act 2 scene 1 ; The proclamation scenes : act 2 scenes 2 and 3 ; Dark triangles in 3.3 ; Desdemona's greedy ear
  • Impertinent trifling : Desdemona's handkerchief
  • On the Emilian trail
  • Iago's soliloquies
  • Othello's infidelity
  • The fury in her words.
Description
x, 229 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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