Synopses & Reviews
This new series from Wordsworth has students and teachers alike rejoicing. The Interactive Editions combine a Wordsworth Classic text with a CD-ROM. The CD contains complete notes, commentary, extensive self-tests, as well as the complete e-text.
Although generally considered a comedy, this play has an underlying plot of considerable moral dimension. The three main characters, Antonio, the prosperous merchant, Shylock, the reviled usurer and the heiress Portia, are portrayed in ways untypical of Elizabethan norms.