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Title Othello
Document Type Annotated Copy
Reference Oth 4
Primary Association Buchanan, C. W.
Associated Names Cox, Henry
Annotation Date Jan 1912
Theatre Covent Garden; Sadler's Wells; Olympic
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 25 Mar 1833; 3 Jun 1844; 4 Feb 1850
Description The book was first owned in 1861 by Harry Cox of the Theatre Royal, Sunderland, although he did not write in it. London-based Buchanan annotated it in 1912.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles Charles Kean - Iago; Edmund Kean - Othello; Mr Abbot - Cassio; Mr Hudson - Cassio; Holl - H. Cassio; Mr Marston - Iago; Mr Davenport - Iago; Mr Phelps - Othello; G. V. Brooke - Othello; E. Tree - Desdemona; Miss Cooper - Desdemona; Mowatt - Mrs Desdemona
Content Keywords love, race, jealousy, betrayal, deceit, infidelity, crime, death, justice, soldier
Context Keywords costume
Edition Lacy edition
Shattuck Code OTH 94
Play Othello
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.