The Merchant of Venice

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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. Mahood explores
Ha scritto il 04/10/12
L'anti antisemitismo
La grandezza di Shakespeare è sintetizzata in questo play nel personaggio di Shylock, mercante veneziano ed ebreo, avido, gretto e vendicativo, al quale il Bardo fa pronunciare uno dei monologhi più belli e toccanti della sua produzione, un inno anti ...Continua
Ha scritto il 16/10/11
Wonderful as usual
I don't know if I'll ever write a comment about one of Shakespeare's books saying "Oh dear, this work is not brilliant at all, Shakespeare is not a damn genius and the plot is horrible". That's impossible. Time ago I decided to read the whole Shakesp ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 12/07/10
Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? Fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer a ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 02/01/10
Yet another demonstration of the modernity of Shakespeare's works. Something all of us should read, especially in these days...

He hath disgraced me, and
hindered me half a million; laughed at my losses,
mocked at my g
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Ha scritto il 04/06/08
"Tell me where is fancy bred,
Or in the heart, or in the head?
How begot, how nourishèd?
Reply, reply.
It is engendered in the eyes,
With gazing fed, and fancy dies
In the cradle where it lies.
Let us all ring fancy's kne
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Ha scritto il Jun 11, 2008, 12:43
Porzia Se fare fosse facile quanto sapere ciò che va fatto, le cappelle sarebbero chiese e le catapecchie dei poveri, palazzi principeschi.

{If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's

{If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.} ...Continua

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Ha scritto il Jun 11, 2008, 12:00
Antonio Il mondo lo considero quello che è, Graziano, un palcoscenico, su cui ciascuno deve recitare una parte: e la mia è triste.

{I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano, a stage where every man must play a part, and mine is a sad

{I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano, a stage where every man must play a part, and mine is a sad one.} ...Continua

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