This edition of The Merchant of Venice is part of the groundbreaking Cambridge School Shakespeare series established by Rex Gibson. Remaining faithful to the series' active approach it treats the play as a script to be acted, explored and enjoyed. As well as the complete script of the play, you will find a variety of classroom-tested activities, an eight-page colour section and a selection of notes including information on characters, performance, history and language.
List of characters; The Merchant of Venice; What is the play about?; Characters; The language of The Merchant of Venice; History and the Jews; The Merchant of Venice in performance; William Shakespeare.