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The merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare; Alexander Leggatt; Barbara A Mowat; Paul Werstine; Folger Shakespeare Library.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, [2011] ©2010.
Series: New Folger Library Shakespeare.; Folger Shakespeare library (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New Folger edition, updatedView all editions and formats
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Presents Shakespeare's dark comedy about young lovers and a Jewish money lender who demands a pound of flesh in payment for a debt. Includes explanatory notes on facing pages, scene-by-scene plot summaries, a key to famous lines and phrases, a modern perspective essay, and an introduction to the play and the language of Shakespeare.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Comedies
Named Person: Shylock, (Fictitious character); William Shakespeare; Shylock, (Fictitious character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Alexander Leggatt; Barbara A Mowat; Paul Werstine; Folger Shakespeare Library.
ISBN: 9780743477567 0743477561
OCLC Number: 730253547
Notes: At head of title: Folger Shakespeare library.
"An updated edition with detailed notes from the world's leading center for Shakespeare studies."--Cover.
Essay by Alexander Leggatt.
Description: liv, 247 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Series Title: New Folger Library Shakespeare.; Folger Shakespeare library (Series)
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; edited by Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine ; an updated edition.

Abstract:

Presents Shakespeare's dark comedy about young lovers and a Jewish money lender who demands a pound of flesh in payment for a debt. Includes explanatory notes on facing pages, scene-by-scene plot summaries, a key to famous lines and phrases, a modern perspective essay, and an introduction to the play and the language of Shakespeare.

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