The Merchant of Venice
ISBN10: 0521293715 ISBN13: 9780521293716 Contributors: Mahood, M. M. (Editor) Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr Published: Mar 1 1988 Weight: 0.60lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
An international team of scholars offers: modernised, easily accessible texts ample but unobtrusive academic guidance attention to the theatrical qualities of each play and its stage history informative illustrations, including reconstructions of early performances The Merchant of Venice has been performed more often than any other comedy by Shakespeare. This edition pays special attention to the expectations of its first audience, and to our modern experience of seeing and hearing the play."