Shakespeare’s Othello original side by side with a version in Modern English by Walter Saunders. Since Othello was first performed in the early 17th century, it has vied with Hamlet and Macbeth as Shakespeare’s most popular tragedy.
Walter Saunders is a poet and former teacher of English at schools and universities in South Africa. The series greatly facilitates teaching and learning. The modernized versions enable learners to gain a deeper understanding of the plays and to cope far better with the original texts. It has a proven great success in schools and tertiary institutions as they make Shakespeare as easy to understand as he was in his own day.