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Wrestling With Shylock

Author : Edna Nahshon
ISBN : 9781108161602
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice occupies a unique place in world culture. As the fictional, albeit iconic, character of Shylock has been interpreted as exotic outsider, social pariah, melodramatic villain and tragic victim, the play, which has been performed and read in dozens of languages, has served as a lens for examining ideas and images of the Jew at various historical moments. In the last two hundred years, many of the play's stage interpreters, spectators, readers and adapters have themselves been Jews, whose responses are often embedded in literary, theatrical and musical works. This volume examines the ever-expanding body of Jewish responses to Shakespeare's most Jewishly relevant play.

Medieval And Renaissance Venice

Author : Donald E. Queller
ISBN : 0252024613
Genre : History
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For the first time in a generation, leading scholars of medieval and Renaissance Venice join forces to define the current state of the field. Forays into neglected aspects of Venetian studies reveal new insights into coinage and concubinage, the first Jewish ghetto and the Fourth Crusade, and other matters from dowry inflation to state spectacle to cheese. These essays are emblematic of the dynamism that has marked Venetian scholarship over the past half-century, reflecting a shift in the definition of 'history' and 'historiography' from states, military engagements, and economies to prostitutes, brawlers, peasants, and the poor. Contributors bring to this volume impressive experience and expertise in the use of archival material to explore a rich variety of subject matter, interpretations, and methodologies. They draw on both public and private sources - tourist guides, eyewitness reports, government edicts, police records, diary entries, and literary sources in dialect - to articulate a compelling narrative of cultural change in an age of social discipline. Through topics such as Venice's Hostage Crisis: Diplomatic Efforts to Secure Peace with Byzantium between 1171 and 1184,

The Book Of Ser Marco Polo The Venetian

Author : Marco Polo
ISBN : HARVARD:32044009692757
Genre : Asia
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The Book Of Ser Marco Polo The Venetian Concerning The Kingdoms And Marvels Of The East

Author : Marco Polo
ISBN : BSB:BSB11181841
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A Dictionary Of The English And German Languages With A Synopsis Of English Words Differently Pronounced By Different Ortho Pists

Author : Christoph Friedrich Grieb
ISBN : IOWA:31858000070940
Genre : English language
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The Tragedy Of Othello

Author : William Shakespeare
ISBN : HARVARD:32044086736790
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The Haskins Society Journal

Author : Stephen Morillo
ISBN : 1843833360
Genre : Europe
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Fruits of the most recent research on the worlds of the eleventh and twelfth centuries are presented in this collection. It features several articles on textual criticism with important revisions to controversial texts and their readings, as well as pieces on cultural history, an investigation into monetary history, and analyses of the legal and political mechanisms of conquest. Contributors: MARTIN AURELL, NICHOLAS PAUL, ROBERT F. BERKHOFER III, STEFAN JURASINSKI, JULIE KERR, KIMM STARR-REID, TARA GALE, JOHN LANGDON, NATALIE LEISHMAN, ALAN M. STAHL, KENNETH PENNINGTON

William Shakespeare S The Merchant Of Venice

Author : Harold Bloom
ISBN : 9781438134352
Genre : Jews in literature
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A collection of critical essays on the Shakespeare play, The merchant of Venice, arranged in chronological order of publication.

The Glory Of Venice

Author : Jane Martineau
ISBN : 9780300061864
Genre : Art
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This text examines the whole range of the arts in Venice during the 18th century. It includes paintings, pastels and gouaches, drawings, watercolours, prints, sculpture, furniture and other decorative arts together with essays considering major aspects of the art of the period.

The Merchant Of Venice As You Like It The Taming Of The Shrew All S Well That Ends Well

Author : William Shakespeare
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