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The Story of Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice

William Shakespeare

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE though featuring its title character heavily, is most memorable for the Jewish merchant Shylock who insists on a pound of flesh when a debt cannot be repaid in time. Inevitably love features as the money borrowed by Antonio, the Merchant of Venice, is for his friend Bassiano who wishes to woo the beautiful and talented Portia who ultimately provides a clever solution and saves Antonio’s life.

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE though featuring its title character heavily, is most memorable for the Jewish merchant Shylock who insists on a pound of flesh when a debt cannot be repaid in time. Inevitably love features as the money borrowed by Antonio, the Merchant of Venice, is for his friend Bassiano who wishes to woo the beautiful and talented Portia who ultimately provides a clever solution and saves Antonio’s life.
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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE though featuring its title character heavily, is most memorable for the Jewish merchant Shylock who insists on a pound of flesh when a debt cannot be repaid in time. Inevitably love features as the money borrowed by Antonio, the Merchant of Venice, is for his friend Bassiano who wishes to woo the beautiful and talented Portia who ultimately provides a clever solution and saves Antonio’s life.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Ghizela Rowe

Length:

11m


Chapters

Free Sample

00:30

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

11:05