In honor of William Shakespeare’s birthday (April 23, 1564), I am cross-posting an essay I wrote about rereading The Merchant of Venice after many years. This essay was originally posted on The South Asian Idea in August, 2017… 1,080 more words
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Happy Birthday, Master William!
When shall we three meet again?
It’s always such a pleasure to spend time
with your best pals in front of a good pint, 391 more words
I have a new insight on antisemitism (https://clarespark.com/2013/05/11/index-to-blogs-on-antisemitism-2/) that also illuminates what passes for liberalism today: If you read THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, the contrast between the evil Shylock and the “rational” Christians is drawn out. 84 more words
Excerpt from Act III. Scene I. Venice. A street.
Why, I am sure, if he forfeit, thou wilt not take his flesh. What’s that good for? 208 more words