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There are many editions of Shakespeare's works, both in single editions and collections, available in libraries and bookstores. The following is a list of critical material on Shakespeare's craft and critical material on Othello.

Adamson, Jane. Othello as Tragedy. (Cambridge, 1980).

Bayley, John. "Tragedy and Consciousness" in Shakespeare and Tragedy (London, 1981), pp. 200-220.

Bradley, A.C., Shakespearean Tragedy (New York, 1978), pp. 174-242. First published in 1905.

Burgess, Anthony. Shakespeare (New York, 1970). An account of Shakespeare's life and times.

Dean, Leonard F. A Casebook on Othello (New York, 1961). A collection of critical essays on the play.

Draper, John W. The Othello of Shakespeare's Audience (New York, 1966).

Evans, Bertrand. "Othello" in Shakespeare's Tragic Practice (Oxford, 1979).

Granville-Barker, Harley. "Othello" in Prefaces to Shakespeare (Princeton, 1946), pp. 3- 149.

Halliday, F.E. Shakespeare and His Critics (New York, 1963) Critical views of Shakespeare throughout the years.

Heilman, Robert. Magic in the Web (Lexington, Ky., 1956) A study of language and imagery in Othello.

Ludowyk, E.F.C. Understanding Shakespeare (Cambridge, 1964). A good basic introduction to reading Shakespeare.

Matthews, G.M. "Othello and the Dignity of Man" in Shakespeare in a Changing World, edited by Arnold Kettle (London, 1971), pp. 123-145.

Muir, Kenneth. "Introduction" to Penguin edition of Othello (London, 1968), pp. 7-44.

Muir, Kenneth, and Philip Edwards, eds. Aspects of Othello (Cambridge, 1977). Critical essays and photographs of productions and actors throughout history.

Neely, Carol Thomas. "Women and Men in Othello," in The Women's Part, edited by Carolyn Ruth Swift Lang, et. al. (Urbana, Ill., 1980), pp. 211-239.

Nevo, Ruth. "Othello" in Tragic Form in Shakespeare (Princeton, 1972), pp. 178-213.

Spurgeon, Carolyn. Shakespeare's Imagery and What it Tells Us (Cambridge, 1935).

Wright, Louis B. and Virginia A. LaMar. "Preface" to the Folger Library edition of Othello (New York, 1957), pp. vii-xxxvii.

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