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The Merchant of Venice: William Shakespeare (New Casebooks)

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Publisher Comments:

This collection of essays is aimed at readers who are looking for new ways of thinking about Shakespeare's most controversial play and new ways of thinking about their own practice as critics. The collection offers a spectrum of the more recent writings on the play that opens up its historical, cultural, and political significance and also serves to demonstrate some of the ways in which contemporary criticism is both based upon critical theory and is also about the practice of criticism.

Book News Annotation:

A collection of new perspectives on Shakespeare's most controversial play, for students. Essays open up the play's historical, cultural, and political significance, and demonstrate some of the ways in which contemporary criticism is both based on critical theory and is also about the practice of criticism. Specific subjects include Shakespeare and the Jews, colonization and miscegenation in the play, how to read the play without being heterosexist, and Venetian patriarchy. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews@booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A collection of new perspectives on Shakespeare's most controversial play, for students. Essays open up the play's historical, cultural, and political significance, and demonstrate some of the ways in which contemporary criticism is both based on critical theory and is also about the practice of cri

Synopsis:

This collection of essays is aimed at readers who are looking for new ways of thinking about Shakespeare's most controversial play and new ways of thinking about their own practice as critics.

Synopsis:

This collection of essays is aimed at readers who are looking for new ways of thinking about Shakespeare's most controversial play and new ways of thinking about their own practice as critics. The collection offers a spectrum of the more recent writings on the play that opens up its historical, cultural, and political significance and also serves to demonstrate some of the ways in which contemporary criticism is both based upon critical theory and is also about the practice of criticism.

About the Author

Martin Coyle is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Wales, Cardiff.

Table of Contents

Introduction--Martin Coyle * Comedy and The Merchant of Venice --Graham Holderness * Re-Reading The Merchant of Venice --Kiernan Ryan * The Merchant of Venice and the Possibilities of Historical Criticism--Walter Cohen * Shakespeare and the Jews--James Shapiro * Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? Colonization and Miscegenation in The Merchant of Venice --Kim F. Hall * Portia's Ring: Unruly Women and Structures of Exchange in The Merchant of Venice --Karen Newman * Love in Venice--Catherine Belsey * How to Read The Merchant of Venice without being Heterosexist--Alan Sinfield * Historical Difference and Venetian Patriarchy--John Drakakis * Transformations of Authenticity: The Merchant of Venice in Israel--Avraham Oz * Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312216894
Editor:
Coyle, Martin
Publisher:
Palgrave He, Print UK
Editor:
Coyle, Martin
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Coyle, Martin
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Comedy
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Jews in literature
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
New Casebooks (Hardcover)
Publication Date:
19981131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
10 x 7 x 2 in 1.059 lb

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Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Shakespeare » Plays
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"Synopsis" by , A collection of new perspectives on Shakespeare's most controversial play, for students. Essays open up the play's historical, cultural, and political significance, and demonstrate some of the ways in which contemporary criticism is both based on critical theory and is also about the practice of cri
"Synopsis" by ,
This collection of essays is aimed at readers who are looking for new ways of thinking about Shakespeare's most controversial play and new ways of thinking about their own practice as critics.

"Synopsis" by ,
This collection of essays is aimed at readers who are looking for new ways of thinking about Shakespeare's most controversial play and new ways of thinking about their own practice as critics. The collection offers a spectrum of the more recent writings on the play that opens up its historical, cultural, and political significance and also serves to demonstrate some of the ways in which contemporary criticism is both based upon critical theory and is also about the practice of criticism.

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