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The Merchant of Venice?

I have always found the title of this particular play problematic as the majority of productions I have seen – and a great deal of criticism – focus predominantly on the character of Shylock. 704 more words


Ruth Bader Ginsburg is guest starring as a judge in a Shakespearean mock trial in Italy

This summer, take a vacation to Venice: Stroll along the canals, down some spritz, and—sure, why not—stop in to the Scuola Grande di San Rocco… 213 more words

Book Review: Shylock Is My Name

My first introduction to Shakespeare was through The Merchant of Venice. I was only 8 or 9 years old when I read an abridged version written for children. 374 more words

Book Reviews

Adam Kirsch Reviews Howard Jacobson's 'Clever and Entertaining' Retelling of The Merchant of Venice

Shylock Is My Name, the new book by the great English novelist Howard Jacobson, is the second title in a series called “Hogarth Shakespeare,” in which contemporary writers reimagine Shakespeare plays. 320 more words



Studiato nelle scuole, osannato nell’ arte teatrale, financo in quella cinematografica, punto di riferimento per molti scrittori e saggisti, William Shakespeare e’ stato un fervente giudeofobico, o nel suo termine piu’ moderno: un perfetto antisemita… 419 more words

Cultura Storica

Thoughts on Shakespeare

I have the privilege of teaching Shakespeare this semester–so naturally my thoughts are tending to the Bard.

I think there is much more of theological relevance in Shakespeare than some people realize. 547 more words

Donald Williams

Shylock is my name

last thursday evening (4th february), 7.16-7.24pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by kirsty lang) leads with …

“Howard Jacobson talks about his new novel, Shylock is My Name“

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