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The merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare; John Russell Brown
Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press [1955]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [7th ed., rev.]View all editions and formats
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Shylock loans money to a man he despises, the merchant Antonio, only if a pound of Antonio's flesh will be due, in a court of law, upon default. Antonio borrows the money so that his friend Bessanio can travel to woo the woman he loves, Portia, whose freedom to marry is bound up in a fairy-tale decree of her father's.
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Named Person: William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; John Russell Brown
OCLC Number: 777416556
Description: lviii, 174 pages 22 cm.
Responsibility: edited by John Russell Brown.

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Shylock loans money to a man he despises, the merchant Antonio, only if a pound of Antonio's flesh will be due, in a court of law, upon default. Antonio borrows the money so that his friend Bessanio can travel to woo the woman he loves, Portia, whose freedom to marry is bound up in a fairy-tale decree of her father's.

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