Merchant of Venice, The


Merchant of Venice, The
a comedy (1596?) by Shakespeare.

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  • Merchant of Venice, The — a comedy (1596?) by Shakespeare. * * * ▪ work by Shakespeare       comedy in five acts by William Shakespeare (Shakespeare, William), written about 1596–97 and printed in a quarto edition in 1600 from an authorial manuscript or copy of one.… …   Universalium

  • (the) Merchant of Venice — The Merchant of Venice [The Merchant of Venice] a play by Shakespeare, thought to have been written in 1596. It is about a ↑merchant, Antonio, who borrows money from a Jew called ↑Shylock to help Bassanio marry Portia. According to their… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Merchant of Venice — The 1. a comedy (c. 1596) by Shakespeare 2. Antonio, the merchant of the play who borrows money from SHYLOCK * * * a play by Shakespeare, thought to have been written in 1596. It is about a merchant, Antonio, who borrows money from a Jew called… …   Universalium

  • Merchant of Venice — The 1. a comedy (c. 1596) by Shakespeare 2. Antonio, the merchant of the play who borrows money from SHYLOCK …   English World dictionary

  • The Merchant of Venice — This article is about Shakespeare s play. For other uses, see The Merchant of Venice (disambiguation). The Merchant of Venice Title page of the first quarto of Merchant of Venice (1600) …   Wikipedia

  • The Merchant of Venice (disambiguation) — The Merchant of Venice may refer to:* The Merchant of Venice , by William Shakespeare * The Merchant of Venice (2004 film) * The Merchant of Venice (manga) …   Wikipedia

  • The Merchant of Venice (2004 film) — Infobox Film name = The Merchant of Venice image size = 200px caption = director = Michael Radford producer = Cary Brokaw Michael Cowan writer = William Shakespeare (story and script), Michael Radford (screenplay) starring = Al Pacino Jeremy… …   Wikipedia

  • The Merchant of Venice — Le Marchand de Venise Le Marchand de Venise Couverture de la première édition in quarto (1600) Auteur William Shakespeare Genre Tragi comédie Pays d origi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Maori Merchant of Venice (soundtrack) — Infobox Album | Name = The maori Merchant of Venice Type = Soundtrack Artist = Clive Cockburn Hirini Melbourne Released = 2002 Recorded = Genre = Length = Label = Maori Music Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = The Maori Merchant of… …   Wikipedia

  • Merchant of Venice — Merchant of Ve|nice, The a play by William Shakespeare about a man called Antonio who borrows money from ↑Shylock. When Antonio cannot pay back the money, Shylock demands the right to cut out a pound of flesh from Antonio s body. A famous speech… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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