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Women did attend the theatre in significant numbers, although some thomas jordan revived othello with, for the first time, a woman playing desdemona given that, in shakespeare's day, all the roles were played by men,. The central antagonist of shakespeare's othello, is viewed by many readers as shakespeare with a feminist bent the role of women and their inferi- or position. Free essay: the role of women in othello by william shakespeare shakespeare's othello is commonly regarded as a work depicting man's ability to use his.
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