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Omar Sangare’s publication, entitiled Othello. Pale from Envy, has been awarded with a Literary Award in Poland. The book was published by Nowy Swiat Publishing House under the auspices of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education and Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York with an editorial note by Oscar-winning director Andrzej Wajda on the book’s cover. This publication had its recent presentations both on National Television TVP in Poland and at the Polish-American Nowy Dziennik Bookstore in New York City.

➔ Polish TV
➔ Bookstore

The Literary Award has been granted by the City Council in Stalowa Wola to honor the multicultural aspects of this publication. In his book, Dr. Sangare interprets the tale of Othello as the story of a contemporary hero who devotes his life to civil service. In this respect it is essentially a story of dashed hopes and lost identity, although the traditionally emphasized theme of jealousy is given its full due as well. Professor Sangare also analyzes many productions and interpretations of Othello, including those of Orson Welles, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, and Laurence Fishburne.

“Omar Sangare was born to play Othello”
Barbara Delatiner, The New York Times

“The doctoral thesis is excellent”
Andrzej Wajda, Oscar-winning director


©2017 Omar Sangare