Abstract: Presents Shakespeare's dark comedy about young lovers and a Jewish money lender who demands a pound of flesh in payment for a debt. Includes explanatory notes on facing pages, scene-by-scene plot summaries, a key to famous lines and phrases, a modern perspective essay, and an introduction to the play and the language of Shakespeare.
Title and contributions: The merchant of Venice : with detailed notes from the world's leading center for Shakespeare studies.
Publication: USA : Folger Shakespeare Library, 1992
Physical description: 233 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language: eng (language of the text, soundtrack, etc..)