The Merchant of Venice (Folger Shakespeare Library Series)

The Merchant of Venice (Folger Shakespeare Library Series)

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by William Shakespeare
     
 

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Folger Shakespeare Library
The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies
Each edition includes:

• Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play
• Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play
• Scene-by-scene plot summaries
• A key to famous

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Overview

Folger Shakespeare Library
The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies
Each edition includes:

• Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play
• Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play
• Scene-by-scene plot summaries
• A key to famous lines and phrases
• An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language
• An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play
• Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books
Essay by Alexander Leggatt
The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439191163
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Publication date:
06/15/2010
Series:
Folger Shakespeare Library Series
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
150,754
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 5.66(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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