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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; William Shakespeare; Shylock.|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||xi, 202 pages ; 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."--Jacket.
"Kenneth Gross s "Shylock Is Shakespeare "is at once an intimate record of one scholar s reading experience and a wide-ranging interpretive engagement with one of Shakespeare s most troubling plays