Shakespeare William: The Merchant of Venice

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The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare Facts The Merchant of Venice was written around 1596 97. It is a comedy in 5 acts, written in verse and prose. The first performance took place in London before 1600. It was first printed in 1600. Shakespeare used sources like e.g. The jew of Malta by Christopher Marlowe, or Il Pecorone by Ser Giovanni Fiorentino. There appears the pound-of-flesh story for the first time. Plot Antonio, a well-off, venetian merchant is expecting the return of his ships from abroad, he is hoping for major profits. His special friend, named Bassanio wants to propose to a woman. This woman is a wealthy heiress named Portia, whose hand is to go to whichever of her suitors makes the right choice among three caskets (like a box) of gold, silver, and lead (Blei). ...

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