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Othello's Name
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0500  Thursday, 17 March 2005

From:           Ed Kranz <
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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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