The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice : A Longman Cultural Edition

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From Longman's Cultural Editions Series, Lawrence Danson presents William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice in several illuminating contextsâ cultural, historical, and critical. Featuring illustrations, a table of dates and performance reviews; the text provides historical sources as well as numerous documents that reveal the cultural context in which The Merchant of Venice was written.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 127 x 208.3 x 17.8mm | 294.84g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Longman Inc
  • New Jersey, United States
  • English
  • Critical ed.
  • 0321164199
  • 9780321164193

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From Longman's Cultural Editions Series, Lawrence Danson presents William Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" in several illuminating contexts--cultural, historical, and critical. Featuring illustrations, a table of dates and performance reviews; the text provides historical sources as well as numerous documents that reveal the cultural context in which "The Merchant of Venice" was written.

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About Lawrence Danson

Lawrence Danson is Professor English at Princeton University. He is the author of The Harmonies of The Merchant of Venice (Yale), as well as other books and articles on Shakespeare and his contemporaries, including Tragic Alphabet: Shakespeare's Drama of Language (Yale) and Shakespeare's Dramatic Genres (Oxford). He has also written Wilde's Intentions: The Artist in His Criticism (Oxford) and Max Beerbohm and the Act of Writing (Oxford). He is co-editor of The Phoenix in The Complete Works of Thomas Middleton (Oxford).

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