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Literary Companion Series - The Merchant of Venice

by Clarice Swisher

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature: Shakespeare criticism,
  • Shylock (Fictitious character),
  • Literary Criticism & Collections,
  • In literature,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Shakespeare, William,,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Shakespeare,
  • Language, Literature And Biography,
  • Shakespeare, William,
  • Comedy,
  • Venice (Italy),
  • 1564-1616,
  • Jews in literature,
  • Merchant of Venice

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7897471M
    ISBN 100737701781
    ISBN 109780737701784

    Study Guide to The Merchant of Venice. 38 pp, $ ICE Study Guides are constructed to aid the reader of ICE classics to achieve a level of critical and literary appreciation befitting the works themselves.. Ideally suited for students themselves and as a guide for teachers, the ICE Study Guides serve as a complement to the treasures of critical appreciation already included in ICE titles. As you might expect of Shakespeare, literary devices abound in this play. In Portia's famous speech about mercy, given when she is disguised as a male lawyer, she uses a metaphor, or comparison.

    The Merchant of Venice: Selected full-text books and articles. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts. A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories, Comedies. Joseph Pearce. Joseph Pearce is the author of numerous literary works including Literary Converts, The Quest for Shakespeare and Shakespeare on Love, and the editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions other books include literary biographies of Oscar Wilde, J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton and Alexander Solzhenitsyn.

    Instances of reading and interpretation occur many times in The Merchant of early scene in which Shylock and Antonio bicker over the meaning of Biblical scripture shows that the all-important distinction between Jews and Christians basically boils down to interpretive differences—different ways of reading and understanding a shared heritage of texts. There is literary evidence for this proverb that pre-date Shakespeare's play. However, The Merchant of Venice made this saying universally recognized. "All that glitters is not gold" accurately sums up the theme of the play: external appearances often belie the internal state of something.


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The Merchant of Venice: Images. The Folger Shakespeare Library’s collection of digitized images of 18th, 19th, and 20th art, actor photos, costume sketches and more related to The Merchant of Venice. The Merchant of Venice is a 16th-century play written by William Shakespeare in which a merchant in Venice named Antonio defaults on a large loan provided by a Jewish moneylender, is believed to have been written between and Although classified as a comedy in the First Folio and sharing certain aspects with Shakespeare's other romantic comedies, the play is most Place premiered: Court of King James.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 3. Free download or read online The Merchant of Venice pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by William Shakespeare. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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The different uses of poetry and prose in The Merchant of Venice generally follow a division between social classes.

Often in Shakespeare’s plays, uneducated members of the working class tend to speak in prose, whereas educated members of the merchant class and the nobility tend to speak in verse. Readings on the Merchant of Venice (The Greenhaven Press Literary Companion to British Literature) [Swisher, Clarice] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Readings on the Merchant of Venice (The Greenhaven Press Literary Companion to British Literature)Author: Clarice Swisher. Clarice Swisher is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Clarice Swisher include Women in History - Women of the Roaring Twenties (Women in History), Women in History - Women of Victorian England (Women in History), Victorian Literature (Greenhaven Press Companion to Literary Movements and Genres), and Understanding.

Series: Greenhaven Press Literary Companion to British Literature. Readings on the Merchant of Venice by Clarice Swisher: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. Get free homework help on Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice: play summary, scene summary and analysis and original text, quotes, essays, character analysis, and filmography courtesy of CliffsNotes.

In Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, Bassanio needs to repay a loan to his friend Antonio, a leading merchant of Venice, so he hatches a plot to win the hand of Portia, a young and wealthy. The Merchant of Venice is a play by Shakespeare, believed to have been written between and Classified as a comedy in the First Folio, and while it shares certain aspects with Shakespeare's other romantic comedies, the play is perhaps more remembered for its dramatic scenes, and is best known for Shylock and the 'pound of flesh'.Reviews: Get this from a library.

A Routledge literary sourcebook on William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. [S P Cerasano;] -- "This "Routledge Literary Sourcebook" provides the ideal orientation to "The Merchant of Venice." It offers: extensive annotated extracts from the play; contemporary documents; discussion of the play.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages: map ; 23 cm. Contents: Historical context of The merchant of Venice / Dennis Kay --The Venetian setting enhances the play's meaning / A.D.

Nuttall --The merchant of Venice: a critique of Puritanism / Paul N. Siegel --The merchant of Venice portrays a world of love and music /. In the “Merchant of Venice,” “a Christian ethic of generosity, love, and risk-taking friendship is set in pointed contrast with a non-Christian ethic that is seen, from a Christian point of view, as grudging, resentful, and self-calculating.” (Bevington, pg.

74) Although Shakespeare writes this drama from a Christian point of view he. A comedy by Shakespeare written between andprinted inand reprinted in the First Folio ().

Its chief source is the first story of the fourth day in Il pecorone, Giovanni Fiorentino's collection of novelle. Other sources include Munday's Zelauto and the Gesta io, a noble but poor Venetian, asks his friend Antonio, a rich merchant, for 3, ducats to enable.Book Review 3 of 5 stars to The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare.

My review is an excerpt from a paper I wrote on appearance versus reality in Shakespeare's plays. My review is an excerpt from a paper I wrote on appearance versus reality in Shakespeare's plays/5(K).A Literary Companion to Venice (Ian Littlewood, ). Seven detailed walking tours show Venice's impact on writers such as Byron, Goethe, James, Proust, Lawrence, and Pound.

The Science of Saving Venice (Caroline Fletcher and Jane da Mosto, ). This readable introduction to the ecology of Venice's lagoon asks if Venice can survive in the.