Merchant of Venice
ISBN10: 0198328672 ISBN13: 9780198328674 Contributors: Gill, Roma (Editor) Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr Published: Apr 12 2010 Pages: 122 Weight: 0.55lbs. Height: 8.75" Width: 7.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
This edition of The Merchant of Venice is especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists
(including websites) and classroom notes, allowing students to master Shakespeare's work.
Newly redesigned and easier to read, each play in the Oxford School Shakespeare series includes the complete and unabridged text, detailed and clear explanations of difficult words and passages, a synopsis of the plot, summaries of individual scenes, and notes on the main characters. Also included
is a wide range of questions and activities for work in class, together with the historical background to Shakespeare's England, a brief biography of Shakespeare, and a complete list of his plays.