Shylock Is Shakespeare (Large Print 16pt)


Shylock, the Jewish moneylender in "The Merchant of Venice" who famously demands a pound of flesh as security for a loan to his antisemitic tormentors, is one of Shakespeare s most complex and idiosyncratic characters. With his unsettling eloquence andhis varying voices of protest, play, rage, and refusal, Shylock remains a source of perennial fascination. What explains the strange and enduring force of this character, so unlike that of any other in Shakespeare s plays? Kenneth Gross posits thatthe figure of Shylock is so ...

Shylock Is Shakespeare (Large Print 16pt) 2010, ReadHowYouWant

ISBN-13: 9781459606210

Large type / large print

Trade paperback

Shylock Is Shakespeare 2006, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226309774