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The merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare; Burton Raffel; Harold Bloom
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 Antonio's flesh.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Burton Raffel; Harold Bloom
ISBN: 0300115644 9780300115642
OCLC Number: 64335876
Description: xxxvi, 167 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Some essentials of the Shakespearean stage --
The Merchant of Venice --
An essay by Harold Bloom --
Further reading --
Finding list.
Responsibility: William Shakespeare ; fully annotated, with an introduction, by Burton Raffel ; with an essay by Harold Bloom.
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