William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice
Paperback; ISBN: 9780743477567
Folger Shakespeare Library, the world's leading center for Shakespeare studies. Each edition includes: Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play. Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play. Scene-by-scene plot summaries. A key to famous lines and phrases. An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language. An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play. Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books. Essay by Alexander Leggatt.