The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0500 Thursday, 17 March 2005
Date: Wednesday, 16 Mar 2005 23:32:25 -0500
Subject: 16.0482 Othello's Name
Comment: Re: SHK 16.0482 Othello's Name
David Basch writes:>As a converted Moor, Othello ...
I wonder how David knows this i.e. that Othello is a convert and he is
not alone. In the introduction to the Signet edition of Othello Alvin
Kernan also speaks of Othello as a Christian convert. How do they know
this, I have seen no evidence for it? What am I missing?
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