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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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The Merchant of Venice (Annotated Shakespeare)

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In this lively comedy of love and money in sixteenth-century Venice, Bassanio wants to impress the wealthy heiress Portia but lacks the necessary funds. He turns to his merchant friend, Antonio, who is forced to borrow from Shylock, a Jewish moneylender. When Antonio's business falters, repayment becomes impossible—and by the terms of the loan agreement, Shylock is able to demand a pound of Antonios flesh.  Portia cleverly intervenes, and all ends well (except of course for Shylock).

About the Author

Burton Raffel is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Humanities Emeritus and professor of English emeritus, University of Louisiana at Lafayette. His most recent of many edited and translated publications is Das Nibelungenlied, published by Yale University Press. He lives in Lafayette. Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University and Berg Professor of English at New York University, is the author of many books, including The Western Canon, Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human, and Jesus and Yahweh: The Names Divine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300115642
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Essay by:
Bloom, Harold
Essay:
Bloom, Harold
Editor:
Raffel, Burton
Author:
Bloom, Harold
Author:
Raffel, Burton
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Venice (Italy)
Subject:
Jews -- Italy.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Annotated Shakespeare
Publication Date:
20060931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in 0.4 lb

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