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The Merchant of Venice

William Shakespeare


PUBLISHED: 27th July 1998
ISBN: 9780451526809
ANNOTATION:
The text of the play is supported by criticism, historical and textual notes, and discussions of specific presentations.
The Merchant of Venice
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PUBLISHED: 27th July 1998
ISBN: 9780451526809
ANNOTATION:
The text of the play is supported by criticism, historical and textual notes, and discussions of specific presentations.

Annotation

The text of the play is supported by criticism, historical and textual notes, and discussions of specific presentations.

Publisher Description

The Merchant of Venice has been performed more often than any other comedy by Shakespeare. This edition pays special attention to the expectations of its first audience, and to our modern experience of seeing and hearing the play. Mahood explores

Author Biography

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was a poet, playwright, and actor who is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers in the history of the English language. Often referred to as the Bard of Avon, Shakespeare's vast body of work includes comedic, tragic, and historical plays; poems; and 154 sonnets. His dramatic works have been translated into every major language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

Product Details

Author
William Shakespeare
Pages
219
Publisher
Penguin Putnam Inc
Year
1998
ISBN-10
0451526805
ISBN-13
9780451526809
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United States
Media
Book
Publication Date
1998-07-27