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Author Berger, Harry.

Title A fury in the words [electronic resource] : love and embarrassment in Shakespeare's Venice / Harry Berger, Jr.

Imprint New York : Fordham University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 229 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Mercifixion in The merchant of Venice: the riches of embarrassment -- Introduction -- Negotiating the bond -- Antonio's blues -- Curiositas: the two Sallies -- Negative usury and the arts of embarrassment -- Negative usury: Portia's ring trick -- Portia the embarrasser -- The archery of embarrassment -- The first Jason -- A note on verse and prose in Act 1 -- Another Jason -- Portia cheating -- Portia's hair -- The siege of Belmont -- Covinous casketeers -- Moonlit maundering -- Coigns of vantage -- Standing for judgment -- Standing for sacrifice -- "Here is the money": Bassanio in the bond market -- Twilight in Belmont: Portia's ring cycle -- Death in Venice -- Three's company: contaminated intimacy in Othello. Prehistory in Othello -- Othello's embarrassment in 1.2 and 1.3 -- The proclamation scenes: Act 2 scenes 2 and 3 -- Desdemona on Cyprus: Act 2 scene 1 -- Dark triangles in 3.3 -- Desdemona's greedy ear -- Impertinent trifling: Desdemona's handkerchief -- The Emilian trail -- Iago's soliloquies -- Othello's endgame -- The fury in her words.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello.
Embarrassment in literature.
Love in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780823241941 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780823241958 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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