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This volume is a collection of all-new original essays covering everything from feminist to postcolonial readings of the play...

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Details of The Merchant of Venice

Exact title of the book
The Merchant of Venice
Book author
John W. Mahon
Book edition
Hardcover
Number of pages
480 pages
Language
English
Published
August 2nd 2002 by Routledge
File size (in PDF)
1920 kB
The Merchant of Venice

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This volume is a collection of all-new original essays covering everything from feminist to postcolonial readings of the play as well as source queries and analyses of historical performances of the play. The Merchant of Venice is a collection of seventeen new essays that explore the concepts of anti-Semitism, the work of Christopher Marlowe, the politics of commerce and making the play palatable to a modern audience. The characters, Portia and Shylock, are examined in fascinating detail.

With in-depth analyses of the text, the play in performance and individual characters, this book promises to be the essential resource on the play for all Shakespeare enthusiasts.