The Resource William Shakespeare : the Merchant of Venice, Boika Sokolova

William Shakespeare : the Merchant of Venice, Boika Sokolova

Label
William Shakespeare : the Merchant of Venice
Title
William Shakespeare
Title remainder
the Merchant of Venice
Statement of responsibility
Boika Sokolova
Title variation
Merchant of Venice
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book offers a pedagogical analysis of Shakespeare's complex and controversial play in its Elizabethan and modern contexts. It discusses Shakespeare's life, education, and literary career; the genre of romantic comedy; the characters of the play; the
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
822.33
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR2825
LC item number
.S65 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
Series statement
Literature insights
Label
William Shakespeare : the Merchant of Venice, Boika Sokolova
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-110), filmography (p. 110-111)
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A very brief survey of performance and criticism -- Suggestions for further reading, filmography. Recent editions -- Performance criticism -- Criticism -- filmography
  • Act 1: The embarrassment of riches. Act 1, Scene 1: Venice, Venetians, Antonio, Bassanio -- Act 1, Scene 2: Portia's Belmont -- Act 1, Scene 3: Shylock's Venice
  • Act 2: Confusions and exclusions. Morocco and Arragon -- Jessica's elopement, Lorenzo, Venetians -- Lancelot, the subversive fool -- Expunging otherness
  • Act 3: Loss and gain. Act 3, Scene 1: Xenophobia, flesh, blood and rings -- Act 3, Scene 3: Caskets and cultural codes; love and money -- Jessica and xenophobia
  • Act 4, Scene 1: Trial and tribulations. Venetians at court: law and 'ancient malice', Shylock, Antonio, Bassanio -- Portia: 'The quality of mercy' Venetian style -- Portia: Rearranging emotional hierarchies
  • Act 5, Scene 1: The gardens of Belmont. Jessica and Lorenzo -- Rings and 'parchment bonds'
  • Shakespeare: his life, his schooling, his theatre. Life -- Shakespeare's schooling -- Shakespeare and London's theatre business
  • The Merchant of Venice in context. Genre -- Shakespeare's Venice, Shakespeare's London -- Foreigners in Venice and London
Control code
ocn743100634
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (111 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282040694
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
204069
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b27047830
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)743100634
  • pebcs1282040693

Library Locations

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