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The Merchant of Venice (Signet Classics)

The Merchant of Venice (Signet Classics)
Author: William Shakespeare
ISBN 13: 9780451526809
ISBN 10: 451526805
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Signet
Publication Date: 1998-04-01
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 188
List Price: $4.95

Unique features of the Signet Classic Shakespeare

  • An extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater by the general editor of the Signet Classic Shakespeare series, Sylvan Barnet
  • A special introduction to the play by the editor, Kenneth Myrick, Tufts University
  • Note on the sources of The Merchant of Venice
  • Dramatic criticism from the past and present: commentaries by Nicholas Rowe, William Hazlitt, Elmer Edgar Stoll, Linda Bamber, Alexander Leggatt, Robert Smallwood
  • A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions of The Merchant of Venice, then and now
  • Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable type
  • Up-to-date list of recommended readings