The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

eBook - 2013
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"The Merchant of Venice" is the story of Antonio, the drama's title character, and his friend Bassanio. Bassanio is in need of money so that he may woo Portia, a wealthy heiress. Bassanio asks Antonio for a loan and Antonio agrees to this loan, however all his money is tied up in shipping ventures. Together the two go to Shylock, a Jewish moneylender, to request a loan for Bassanio to be guaranteed against Antonio's shipping ventures. Shylock agrees to the loan at no interest in the condition that if the debt is not repaid Shylock may collect a pound of Antonio's flesh. At the same time Portia, who is being wooed by various suitors, is upset over a curious stipulation in her father's will regarding the man that she may marry.
Publisher: [United States] : Start Publishing LLC : Made available through hoopla, 2013
ISBN: 9781625589507
1625589506
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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Marvellous play! And the modern-day translation was a lifesaver.

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Wonder what this would be like...

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