Specimens of the Table Talk throws light on the origin of Othello

Top Quote How do you see Othello? If you think that he was a Negro then you are wrong. There are critics, who say that Othello wasn't a Negro. End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) December 19, 2015 - Have you read Othello? It is the story of a great warrior, who won heart of a beautiful princess. Othello was a tall and strong protagonist and the princess was a cute girl who got impressed by the bravery of the protagonist.

    Who you thin Othello was? Was he a Negro? Like other readers, you will also take Othello to be a Negro but according to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, he wasn't a Negro. Who was Othello? What was his race? If you want to know more about Othello then you need reading Specimens of the Table Talk. It is a great book without which Othello reading can't be complete.

    "Samuel Taylor Coleridge is of the view that Othello wasn't a Negro but he didn't specify who Othello was. The talk is going on and on. Every reader thinks that Othello was a Negro but Shakespeare was silent on the origin of Othello. What Shakespeare says about Othello is that he was a great warrior", said a reader.

    Othello is a great story of a brave warrior but there is some misconnect in the story. Why do readers go into origin of the protagonist? Where there is a discussion whether Othello was a Negro. Samuel Taylor Coleridge was a follower of Shakespeare and he praised Othello but he was worried about readers exploring origin of Othello. His Specimens of the Table Talk is a great book on the Othello.

    Take this book as an extension or second volume of Othello. It starts with origin of the protagonist and the discussion goes on and on without any conclusion because it is only Shakespeare who can tell who Othello was. There are many points in the original novel that Coleridge raised through his book. It can be said that if you don't read Coleridge's book, you can't say that you have read Othello.

    "Read Specimens of the Table Talk on the web for free and know what Coleridge, one of the greatest critics of his times, has to say about the great novel of the great author Shakespeare. Read it free and post your opinion on the book in the forums. You can take part in the table talk as it is still going on", the reader maintained.

    Othello is certainly a great work and you can enjoy it only when you take interest in the story and not in the origin of the protagonist or the princess.

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