Oxford School Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice

Oxford School Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Oxford School Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice

Oxford School Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

ISBN:

9780198328674

Binding:

Paperback

Published:

12 Apr 2010

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Series:

Oxford School Shakespeare

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Description

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. The Merchant of Venice is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes.
This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent GCSE specifications.

Contents

Introduction
- About the Play
- Leading Characters in the Play
- Synopsis
- Shylock
- Shakespeare's Verse
- Source, Text, and Date
Characters in the Play
- The Merchant of Venice
- The Merchant of Venice: the Source
William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616
Approximate Dates of Composition of Shakespeare's Work
Exploring The Merchant of Venice in the Classroom
- Ways into the Play
- Setting the Scene
- Keeping Track of the Action
- Characters
- Themes
- Shakespeare's Language
- Exploring with Drama
- Writing about The Merchant of Venice
Further Reading and Rescources

Authors

William Shakespeare