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The Merchant of Venice By William Shakespeare

The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare

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Summary

These popular Shakespeare editions attractively presented and designed to make Shakespeare relevant to students. The plays are initially summarised in lively line illustrations that present the story in pictures to assist students to recognise the plot and major issues. This is followed by an introduction to Shakespeare's life, historical background and settings, and the attitudes of the period.

The Merchant of Venice Summary

The Merchant of Venice: Student Shakespeare Series by William Shakespeare

These popular Shakespeare editions attractively presented and designed to make Shakespeare relevant to students. The plays are initially summarised in lively line illustrations that present the story in pictures to assist students to recognise the plot and major issues. This is followed by an introduction to Shakespeare's life, historical background and settings, and the attitudes of the period. The full text of the play is included with copious notes on language, historical significance and cross-references to other scenes. All are near A4 in size.

Table of Contents

Shakespeare's life; Elizabethan world view; The Globe Theatre; Introduction to The Merchant of Venice; The setting of the play; The Jews; Usury; The major themes: 1. The 'bond', justice and mercy; 2. Appearance versus reality; 3. Change or destiny versus choice; 4. The 'Ring' theme; 5. Commercial or material values versus love.

Additional information

GOR011056101
9780521786607
0521786606
The Merchant of Venice: Student Shakespeare Series by William Shakespeare
Used - Like New
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
1999-10-14
126
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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