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The merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare; Jonathan Bate; Eric Rasmussen
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Royal Shakespeare Company - a modern, definitive edition of Shakespeare's bittersweet comedy of courtship and ethnic tension.

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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Shylock, (Fictitious character); Shylock, (Fictitious character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Jonathan Bate; Eric Rasmussen
ISBN: 9780230243866 023024386X
OCLC Number: 495598217
Description: 200 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction.- About the Text .- Key Facts .- The Merchant of Venice .- Textual Notes .- Scene-by-scene Analysis .- The Merchant of Venice in Performance: the RSC and Beyond .- Four Centuries of The Merchant: An Overview .- At the RSC .- The Director's Cut: interviews with David Thacker and Darko Tresjnak.- Playing Shylock: interviews with Antony Sher and Henry Goodman .- Shakespeare's Career in the Theatre .- Shakespeare's Works: a Chronology .- Further Reading and Viewing .- References .- Acknowledgements and Picture Credits
Responsibility: William Shakespeare ; edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen ; introduced by Jonathan Bate.
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