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The merchant of Venice

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This is one of Shakespeare’s darkest comedies, for the romantic story of a young man, Bassanio, who has squandered his fortune and must borrow money to woo the wealthy lady he loves is set against the more disturbing story of the Jewish moneylender Shylock and his demand for the “pound of flesh” owed him by the Venetian merchant, Antonio. Here pathos and farce combine with moral complexity and romantic entanglement to display the extraordinary power and range of Shakespeare at his best.Each Edition Includes:• Comprehensive explanatory notes • Vivid introductions and the most up-to-date scholarship • Clear, modernized spelling and punctuation, enabling contemporary readers to understand the Elizabethan English• Completely updated, detailed bibliographies and performance histories • An interpretive essay on film adaptations of the play, along with an extensive filmography
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series Arden Shakespeare, Modern Library Classics, New Folger Library Shakespeare, No fear Shakespeare, Oxford world's classics, Pelican Shakespeare, Sparknotes, Works
series2 No fear Shakespeare. Sparknotes., Pelican Shakespeare., The Arden Shakespeare., The Arden Shakespeare. Third series., The Arden edition of the works of William Shakespeare., The New Folger Library Shakespeare., The Oxford Shakespeare., The annotated Shakespeare.
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subject_facet Jews -- Italy -- Drama, Moneylenders -- Drama, Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Merchant of Venice -- Criticism and interpretation, Shylock (Fictitious character) -- Drama, Venice (Italy) -- Drama
target_audience Adult, Young Adult
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title The merchant of Venice
title_display The merchant of Venice
title_full The Merchant of Venice, The merchant of Venice / Wiliam Shakespeare, The merchant of Venice / William Shakespeare, The merchant of Venice / William Shakespeare ; edited by A.R. Braunmuller, The merchant of Venice / [edited by John Crowther], The merchant of Venice / by William Shakespeare ; [editors, Barbara A. Mowat, Paul Werstine], The merchant of Venice / edited by Jay L. Halio, The merchant of Venice / edited by John Russell Brown, The merchant of Venice [electronic resource] / William Shakespeare, The merchant of Venice [electronic resource] / William Shakespeare ; fully annotated, with an introduction, by Burton Raffel ; with an essay by Harold Bloom, The merchant of Venice. Edited by John Russell Brown
title_short The merchant of Venice
title_sort merchant of venice
title_sub
topic Drama, Fiction
topic_facet Drama, Fiction