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Shakespeare: The merchant of Venice.

Norman T. Carrington

Shakespeare: The merchant of Venice.

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Published by Brodie in Bath (Som.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. -- Examinations -- Study guides.,
  • Shylock (Fictitious character),
  • Jews in literature.,
  • Comedy.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNotes on chosen English texts
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2825 .C3 1967
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p.
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5641665M
    ISBN 10071420000X
    LC Control Number68072946


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In The Merchant of Venice, the path to marriage is hazardous. To win Portia, Bassanio must pass a test prescribed by her fathers 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.

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Amazon Quiz Answers. Read The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare with a free Shakespeare: The merchant of Venice. book. Read millions of eBooks and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. William Shakespeare was born in April in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, on Englands Avon River.

When he was eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway. The couple had three children-an older daughter Susanna and twins, Judith and Hamnet. Hamnet, Shakespeares only son, died in childhood.

Shakspeare's comedy of The merchant of Venice: with introductory remarks, copious interpretation of the text, and numerous critical and grammatical notes. Adapted for scholastic or private study, and especially for the guidance of persons qualifying for university and government examinations.

Longmans, Green. Shakspeare's comedy of The merchant of Venice: with introductory remarks, copious interpretation of the text, and numerous critical and grammatical notes.

Adapted for scholastic or private study, and especially for the guidance of persons qualifying for university and.

The Merchant of Venice is the story of a Jewish moneylender who demands that an antisemitic Christian offer a pound of flesh as collateral against a loan. First performed inShakespeares study of religious difference remains controversial.

Read The Merchant of Venice here, with side-by-side No Fear translations into modern English. The Merchant of Venice English classics: Author: William Shakespeare: Editor: William James Rolfe: Publisher: American Book Company, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefManReviews: 1.

Hinds takes the text of Shakespeares The Merchant of Venice and gives it a whole new outlook by pairing the text with illustrations of the characters in modern clothes, looking like they all could be walking down a New York sidewalk, done with Wall Street for the day and off to Brooklyn for a nosh5.

The Merchant of Venice is a 16th-century play written by William Shakespeare in which a merchant in Venice must default on a large loan provided by a Jewish moneylender, Shylock.

It is believed to have been written between and Reviews: The Classic book The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare. Shylock is a Jewish moneylender. Antonio is a merchant in Venice. When Antonio defaults on a payment to Shylock, Portia, a wealthy young woman must come to his aid.

While the play can be romantic, it is most memorable for its drama. 17 hours ago  Books are provided for free to students and all are welcome. We will meet online on the evening of Thursday, Octoto discuss The Merchant of Venice, so students who would like to join us and require a book should write to us as soon as possible.

William Shakespeare, - Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Grammar School.

The Merchant of Venice. 1 of What reason does Antonio give for being sad in the opening scene of the play. He stands to lose a fortune in his present business ventures. He owes a fantastic sum of money to Shylock.

He gives no reason. The woman he loves does not return his feelings. Download. The Merchant of Venice is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between and Although classified as a comedy in the First Folio, and while it shares certain aspects with Shakespeare's other romantic comedies, the play is perhaps more remembered for its dramatic scenes, and is best known for the character of Shylock.

The Merchant of Venice. This is one of Shakespeares 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 55(1).

The classic play. According to Wikipedia: "The Merchant of Venice is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between and Although classified as a comedy in the First Folio, and while it shares certain aspects with Shakespeare ISBN Free 2-day shipping.

Buy New Longman Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice (Book) at   William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in Apriland his birth is traditionally celebrated on April The facts of his life, known from surviving documents, are sparse. He was one of eight children born to John Shakespeare, a merchant of some standing in his community.

The Merchant of Venice: Volume 1. William Shakespeare Jan Library of Alexandria. Add to Wishlist. Free ebook. In sooth, I know not why I am so sad;_It wearies me; you say it wearies you;_But how I caught it, found it, or came by it,_What stuff 'tis made of, whereof it is born,_I am to learn;_And such a want-wit sadness makes of me_That I have much ado to know myself.

This No Fear Shakespeare ebook gives you the complete text of The Merchant of Venice and an easy-to-understand translation. Each No Fear Shakespeare contains The complete text of the original play A line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday language A complete list of characters with descriptions Plenty of helpful commentary.

Full comprehension of the plays is gained from the line-by-line modern English translation given on facing pages. Understanding of the plays is increased as pupils take part in the variety of related activities included in each book.

The significance of the plays is reinforced by sections discussing Shakespeare's life, works and theatre. Pupils are encouraged to understand the language 35(3). The Merchant of Venice. : William Shakespeare. Palgrave Macmillan, - Drama - pages.

1 Review. This edition of Shakespeares The Merchant of Venice reprints the Bevington edition of the play accompanied by four sets of thematically arranged primary documents and illustrations designed to facilitate many different approaches to Reviews: 1.

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The Merchant of Venice is a play written in the s by the English playwright William Shakespeare. It concerns a Jewish moneylender in Venice named Shylock who is determined to extract a pound of flesh from a merchant who fails to pay a debt on time.

The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare,Ballantyne Press edition. Get this from a library. The merchant of Venice. [Caitlyn Paley] -- Explore the characters, themes, motifs, and modern interpretations of Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice all in modern English.

The Merchant of Venice contains all of the elements required of a Shakespearean comedy, but is often so overshadowed by the character of Shylock and his quest for a pound of flesh that it is hard not to find in the play a generous share of the tragic as well.

Lovers pine and are reunited, a foolish servant makes endless series of puns, and genteel women masquerade as men-all of which are. 1. paere Book Report The Merchant of Venice By William Shakespeare (review) Racism, love, secrets and loans. This play strikes true to certain parts of the modern world as well as the time it was written in The Merchant of Venice, another one of the books I had to endure while doing myEnglish Literature GCSE.

Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. 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 revised.

The Merchant of Venice is one of the most frequently produced of Shakespeares plays. In recent years, it has been presented all over the world: Moscow, St. Louis, Detroit, Salzburg, Notre. This novelization of The Merchant of Venice uses a more modern language and narration to capture the story as a novel.

The story follows Bassanio, a young Venetian of noble rank, who wishes to woo the beautiful and wealthy heiress Portia of Belmont. This book is part of an expanding series that retells Shakespeare into fiction. Shakespeare's play of the Merchant of Venice: Arranged for Representation at the Princess's Theatre, with Historical and Explanatory Notes by Charles Kean, F.CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

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