Notes on William Shakespeare"s "The merchant of Venice."

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Published by Methuen in London .

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  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. -- Examinations -- Study guides.,
  • Shylock (Fictitious character),
  • Jews in literature.,
  • Comedy.

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Other titlesNotes on Shakespeare"s The merchant of Venice.
SeriesStudy-aid series
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LC ClassificationsPR2825 .N73
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5576751M
LC Control Number67088625

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Read a character analysis of Shylock, plot summary and important quotes. Antonio, a Venetian merchant, complains to his friends of a melancholy that he cannot explain.

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