The representation of Aboriginal people in Cloudstreet is an interesting area of exploration. Below you can download some notes about two ways of interpreting the representation of Aboriginality in Cloudstreet.
In the article which you can download below, I argue that Othello's tragedy can be seen as residing in his subscription to pernicious racial and gender ideologies. What I have tried to do in this article is bring together traditional approaches - Othello as tragedy - and more recent approaches which focus on representations of race and gender.
Othello is one of Shakespeare's greatest and most complex plays. Its representations of race and ethncity are especially fruitful areas of analysis. Below you can download a set of notes on the representation of race and ethnicity in Othello.