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The Merchant of Venice (Folger Shakespeare Library)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

FOLGER Shakespeare Library: the world’s leading center for Shakespeare studies.

 

Each edition includes:

• Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play

• Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play

• Scene-by-scene plot summaries

• A key to famous lines and phrases

• An introduction to reading Shakespeare’s language

• An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play

• Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare

 

Synopsis:

"An updated edition with detailed notes from the world's leading center for Shakespeare studies"--Cover.

Synopsis:

FOLGER Shakespeare Library: the world’s leading center for Shakespeare studies.

 

Each edition includes:

• Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play

• Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play

• Scene-by-scene plot summaries

• A key to famous lines and phrases

• An introduction to reading Shakespeare’s language

• An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play

• Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare

 

About the Author

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world’s largest collection of Shakespeare’s printed works and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger Shakespeare Library offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit Folger.edu.

Barbara A. Mowat is Director of Academic Programs at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Editor of Shakespeare Quarterly, Chair of the Folger Institute, and author of The Dramaturgy of Shakespeare's Romances and of essays on Shakespeare's plays and on the editing of the plays.

Paul Werstine is Professor of English at King's College and the Graduate School of the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is the author of many papers and articles on the printing and editing of Shakespeare's plays and was Associate Editor of the annual Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England from 1980 to 1989.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781439191163
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Editor:
Mowat, Barbara A.
Editor:
Werstine, Paul
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Venice (Italy)
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Subject:
William Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice, Jew, Shylock, Portia, Antonio, Gratiano, comedy, play
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Folger Shakespeare Library
Publication Date:
20100631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 12.32 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , FOLGER Shakespeare Library: the world’s leading center for Shakespeare studies.

 

Each edition includes:

• Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play

• Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play

• Scene-by-scene plot summaries

• A key to famous lines and phrases

• An introduction to reading Shakespeare’s language

• An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play

• Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare

 

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