bokomslag The Merchant Of Venice
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The Merchant Of Venice

William Shakespeare John Drakakis

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  • 480 sidor
  • 2006

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The Merchant of Venice is perhaps most associated not with its titular hero, Antonio, but with the complex figure of the money lender, Shylock. The play was described as a comedy in the First Folio but its modern audiences find it more problematic to categorise. The vilification of Shylock 'the Jew' can be very uncomfortable for a post-holocaust audience and debates continue as to whether Shakespeare's portrayal of this complex man is sympathetic or anti-semitic. John Drakakis' comprehensive introduction traces the stage history of the figure of the Jew and looks boldly at twenty-first century issues surrounding it. He also explores other themes of the play such as father/daughter relations, the power of money and the forceful character of Portia, to offer readers an energetic, original and revelatory reading of this challenging play.
  • Författare: William Shakespeare, John Drakakis
  • Illustratör: 20 illustrations in Introduction
  • Format: Pocket/Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781903436813
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 480
  • Utgivningsdatum: 2006-04-01
  • Förlag: The Arden Shakespeare