Shylock is Shakespeare [electronic resource] / Kenneth Gross.
By: Gross, Kenneth.Material type: TextPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xi, 202 p.).ISBN: 9780226309927 (electronic bk.); 0226309924 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Shylock | Shylock (Fictitious character) | LITERARY CRITICISM -- Shakespeare | DRAMA -- ShakespeareGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Shylock is Shakespeare.DDC classification: 822.3/3 LOC classification: PR2825 | .G763 2006ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-196) and index.
Beginning -- The heart of it -- Shylock's nothing -- The house of the three caskets -- Exchanges -- Shylock unbound -- Are you answered -- A theater of complicity -- The third possessor -- Conversion -- Golems and ghosts -- A dream -- Esthétique du mal -- Operation Shylock.
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Shylock, the Jewish moneylender in The Merchant of Venice who famously demands a pound of flesh as security for a loan to his antisemitic tormentors, is one of Shakespeare?s most complex and idiosyncratic characters. With his unsettling eloquence and his varying voices of protest, play, rage, and refusal, Shylock remains a source of perennial fascination. What explains the strange and enduring force of this character, so unlike that of any other in Shakespeare?s plays? Kenneth Gross posits that the figure of Shylock is so powerful because he is the voice of Shakespeare himself. Marvelously spe.
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