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This is one of Shakespeare’s darkest comedies, for the romantic story of a young man, Bassanio, who has squandered his fortune and must borrow money to woo the wealthy lady he loves is set against the more disturbing story of the Jewish moneylender Shylock and his demand for the “pound of flesh” owed him by the Venetian merchant, Antonio. Here pathos and farce combine with moral complexity and romantic entanglement to display the extraordinary power and range of Shakespeare at his best.
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Book Description Arden Shakespeare, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 7th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0174434758
Book Description Arden Shakespeare. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0174434758 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0068473
Book Description Arden Shakespeare, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 174434758
Book Description Arden Shakespeare, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0174434758