"Rouse Up a Brave Mind": The Merchant of Venice and Social Uprising in the 1590s.

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Discusses the social uprising in the 1950s in relation with the play "The Merchant of Venice," by William Shakespeare. Marxist readings of the play; Social conditions in Great Britain in the 1950s; Views of Walter Cohen on the play.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-147
Number of pages29
JournalRenaissance Papers
StatePublished - 2003


  • Revolutions
  • Merchant of Venice, The (Play : Shakespeare)
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 1945-
  • Cohen, Walter
  • Great Britain


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