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William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice (Signet Classics) - 9780451526809 - V9780451526809
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The Merchant of Venice (Signet Classics)

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Description for The Merchant of Venice (Signet Classics) Paperback. The text of the play is supported by criticism, historical and textual notes, and discussions of specific presentations. Num Pages: 219 pages. BIC Classification: DDS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 175 x 170 x 16. Weight in Grams: 140.
The Signet Classics edition of William Shakespeare's black comedy.

A complex play that combines pathos and humor, The Merchant of Venice also introduces one of Shakespeare's most memorable villains, the Jewish moneylender Shylock, who famously demands a “pound of flesh” for what he is owed.

This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:

• An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
• A special introduction to the play by the editor, Kenneth Myrick
• Notes on the sources of The Merchant of Venice
• Dramatic criticism from Nicholas Rowe, William Hazlitt, Elmer Edgar Stoll, ... Read more

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About William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564–1616) was a poet, playwright, and actor who is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers in the history of the English language. Often referred to as the Bard of Avon, Shakespeare's vast body of work includes comedic, tragic, and historical plays; poems; and 154 sonnets. His dramatic works have been translated into every major language and are performed more often than those of ... Read more

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