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Shakespeares Merchant of Venice in modern English.

Peter H. Burgess

Shakespeares Merchant of Venice in modern English.

by Peter H. Burgess

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Published by Tynron Press in Lutterworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesShakespeare in modern English
ContributionsShakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
The Physical Object
Pagination(84)p. ;
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22164749M
ISBN 101856461017
OCLC/WorldCa28334143

  This edition of Shakespeares The Merchant of Venice reprints the Bevington edition of the play along with documents and illustrations thematically arranged to offer a richly textured understanding of early modern culture and Shakespeares work within that culture. The texts include maps, woodcuts, sermons, statutes, early modern documents reflecting Christian attitudes toward Jews and Jewish.   The Merchant of Venice audiobook, by William Shakespeare William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice was probably written between and , and was printed with the comedies in the First Folio of Bassanio, an impoverished gentleman, uses the credit of his friend, the merchant Antonio, to borrow money from a wealthy Jew, Shylock.3/5.

The Merchant of Venice was first printed as a quarto in (Q1). That text seems to have served as the basis for the quarto (Q2), the First Folio (F1), and the quarto (Q3). Most editions of the play, including the Folger, are based on Q1. View Image Assets. First Quarto () [Merchant of Venice] The most excellent historie of. In The Merchant of Venice, the path to marriage is hazardous. To win Portia, Bassanio must pass a test prescribed by her father's will, choosing correctly among three caskets or chests. If he fails, he may never marry at all. Bassanio and Portia also face a magnificent villain, the moneylender Shylock. In creating Shylock, Shakespeare seems to have shared in a widespread prejudice against Jews.4/5(7).

Shakespeare and Venice is the first book-length study to describe and chronicle the mythological and fabulous status of Venice that was employed by Shakespeare in The Merchant of Venice and Othello to explore themes of metamorphosis. Graham Holderness provides a full account of Venetian myth, historical accounts of the city's relationship with both Judaism and Islam, and detailed readings of.   The Merchant of Venice (c. –97) uses a double plot structure to contrast a tale of romantic wooing with one that comes close to tragedy. Portia is a fine example of a romantic heroine in Shakespeare’s mature comedies: she is witty, rich, exacting in what.


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Full text, summaries, illustrations, guides for reading, and more. In Venice Solanio and Salarino have learned that the Italian ship wrecked in the English Channel was Antonio’s. Shylock enters angry at Jessica’s flight.

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