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Published by Ginn in Boston .
Written in English


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Statementprepared for use in schools, with introduction and notes by H.N. Hudson
SeriesHudson"s School Shakespeare, Hudson"s School Shakespeare
ContributionsHudson, Henry Norman, 1814-1886
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p.
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24172672M
OCLC/WorldCa63921535

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The Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook Pages (PDF): Publication Date: Download Links (below donate buttons). In Venice, Antonio and Bassanio approach Shylock, a Jewish moneylender, for a loan. Shylock nurses a long-standing grudge against Antonio, who has made a habit of berating Shylock and other Jews for their usury, the practice of loaning money at exorbitant rates of interest, and who undermines their business by offering interest-free loans. Which is a pound of this poor merchant's flesh, Thou wilt not only loose the forfeiture, But, touch'd with human gentleness and love, Forgive a moiety of the principal; Glancing an eye of pity on his losses, That have of late so huddled on his back, Enow to press a royal merchant down And pluck commiseration of . The Merchant of Venice is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between and Although 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 the character of Shylock.

Free download or read online The Merchant of Venice pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by William Shakespeare. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, drama story are,/5.   The Merchant of Venice Note: There is an improved edition of this title, eBook # Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Comedies Subject: Jews -- Italy -- Drama Subject: Moneylenders -- Drama Subject: Venice (Italy) -- Drama Category: Text: EBook-No. Release Date: Jul 1, The Merchant of Venice is the story of a Jewish moneylender who demands that an antisemitic Christian offer “a pound of flesh” as collateral against a performed in , Shakespeare’s study of religious difference remains controversial. Read a character analysis of Shylock, plot summary and important quotes.   "The Merchant of Venice" is the story of Antonio, the drama's title character, and his friend Bassanio. Bassanio is in need of money so that he may woo Portia, a wealthy heiress. Bassanio asks Antonio for a loan and Antonio agrees to this loan, however all his money is tied up in shipping ventures/5(38).

The Merchant of Venice is an intriguing drama of love, greed, and revenge. At its heart, the play contrasts the characters of the maddened and vengeful Shylock, a Venetian moneylender, with the gracious, level-headed Portia, a wealthy young woman besieged by suitors. At the play's climax, Shylock insists on the enforcement of a binding contract /5(20). This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world’s books discoverable online. The Merchant of Venice Author: William Shakespeare, Henry Livingston Withers, Morris William Croll. “The Merchant of Venice” is a play written by the famous playwright William Shakespeare. It is currently believed to have been written between and The earliest recorded performance of the play took place at the court of King James in The point is, The Merchant of Venice lives in my dead zone. I read The Merchant of Venice in The only things I Most of the books I read before live in a part of my brain that I'm going to call my "dead zone," just as Johnny, in Stephen King's The Dead Zone, did for the things he knows happened but cannot remember/5(K).