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Overview

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Author

William Shakespeare

Years Written

1603–04

Type

Play

Genre

Tragedy

About the Title

The original title of the play, The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice, creates tension between Othello's ethnicity as a Moor and his residence in the predominantly white Venice. The shortened version of the title, Othello, draws attention only to the play's tragic hero.

Summary

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