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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Shylock is Shakespeare.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006
|Named Person:||William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Shylock.; William Shakespeare|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||xi, 202 p. ; 23 cm.|
The heart of it --
Shylock's nothing --
The house of the three caskets --
Shylock unbound --
Are you answered --
A theater of complicity --
The third possessor --
Golems and ghosts --
A dream --
Esthétique du mal --
Shylock's complex afterlife is one measure of his power, and Gross also explores his transformations in the work of such writers as Jorge Luis Borges, Heinrich Heine, and Philip Roth, as well as his uncanny way of mirroring the ambiguous nature of Jewishness in modernity."--BOOK JACKET.
"Gross's suggestions that Shylock serves as a mirror for Shalespeare, Portia, and Antonio are compelling, as are his central chapters on Shylock in his cultural context. Those interested in Shylock's