The Merchant of Venice (The New Cambridge Shakespeare series) / Edition 2

The Merchant of Venice (The New Cambridge Shakespeare series) / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
0521532515
ISBN-13:
9780521532518
Pub. Date:
05/01/2003
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
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The Merchant of Venice (The New Cambridge Shakespeare series) / Edition 2

Charles Edelman focuses on the play's sexual politics and recent scholarship devoted to the position of Jews in Shakespeare's time in this new edition. He surveys the international scope of theatrical interpretations of The Merchant in the 1980s and 1990s as well as different ways of tackling the troubling figure of Shylock. First Edition Hb (1988): 0-521-22156-0 First Edition Pb (1988): 0-521-29371-5

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521532518
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2003
Series: New Cambridge Shakespeare Series
Edition description: Updated edition
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 1,050,851
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, with new section on recent critical and stage interpretations by Charles Edelman; Note on the text; List of characters; The play; Supplementary note; Textual analysis; Appendix: Shakespeare's use of the Bible in The Merchant of Venice; Reading list.

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