Item description for The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, A. Full Cast & Bill Nighy...
Overview This definitive collection features all thirty-eight of Shakespeare's plays in their entirety, in dramatizations presented by outstanding Shakespearean performers.
Publishers Description Antonio borrows money from the cruel Shylock to help his friend Bassanio court the wealthy heiress, Portia, but there's a dreadful penalty if the loan is not repaid - a pound of Antonio's own flesh. A brilliant comedy that calls forth some of Shakespeare's most lyrical love poetry, The Merchant of Venice reaches a courtroom climax in which the opposing values of justice and mercy must be resolved. Performed by Hadyn Gwynne, Bill Nighy, and the Arkangel cast.
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Running Time: 136.00 minutes
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 5.5" Height: 6.25" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date May 10, 2005
Publisher Audio Partners
ISBN 1932219226 ISBN13 9781932219227
Availability 0 units.
More About William Shakespeare, A. Full Cast & Bill Nighy
William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon." His extant works include some collaboration, consisting of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, the authorship of some of which is uncertain. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.
William Shakespeare lived in Stratford-Upon-The Avon. William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and died in 1616.
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