- Title Pages
- Prologue “As If for Surety”: The Problematics of Shakespearean Probability
- ONE “My Parts, My Title, and My Perfect Soul” Ingenuity, Apodeixis, and the Origins of Rhetorical Anthropology
- TWO “Against My Estimation”: Ciceronian Decorum, Stoic Constancy, and the Production of Ethos
- THREE “Apt and True”: Speech, World, and Thought in Shakespeare's Humanist Dialectic
- FOUR “Yonder's Foul Murders Done”: Place, Predicament, and Grammatical Space on Cyprus
- FIVE “‘Tis in Ourselves That We Are Thus, or Thus”: Will, Habit, and the Discourse of Res
- SIX “Preposterous Conclusions”: Eros, Enargeia, and Composition in Othello
- SEVEN “Prophetic Fury”: The Language of Theatical Potentiality and the Economy of Shakespearean Reception
- EIGHT “I Am Not What I Am”: Shakespeare's Scripted Subject
- NINE “Nobody. I Myself”: Discovering What Passes Show
- TEN “Were I the Moor, I Would Not Be Iago”: Ligatures of Self and Stranger
- ELEVEN “It Is Not Words That Shakes Me Thus”: Burbage, as if Othello
- Epilogue “Make Not Impossible / That Which But Seems Unlike”: The Twilight of Probability and the Dawn of Shakespearean Romance
- The Improbability of Othello
- University of Chicago Press
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