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The merchant of Venice : a play

Author: Gareth Hinds; William Shakespeare
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A stylish, modern adaptation of Shakespeare's dark comedy, with backgrounds drawn on location in Venice. The text is adapted for clarity, and transitions from simple, modern prose to original Shakespearean verse as the play progresses"--Author's web site.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
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Fiction
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gareth Hinds; William Shakespeare
ISBN: 9780763630249 0763630241 9780763630256 076363025X
OCLC Number: 230499634
Description: 68 p. : chiefly ill. ; 28 cm.
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; adapted and illustrated by Gareth Hinds.

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"A stylish, modern adaptation of Shakespeare's dark comedy, with backgrounds drawn on location in Venice. The text is adapted for clarity, and transitions from simple, modern prose to original Shakespearean verse as the play progresses"--Author's web site.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-11-11) Good Permalink

     Gareth Hinds has helped to bring Shakespeare to life in this graphic novel rendition of, The Merchant of Venice.  The muted black and white with the hint of blue illustrations make the story seem continuous and almost like a film.  This book will be enjoyed by students...
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