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

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Abstract

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
Title of host publicationRenaissance Papers 2003
EditorsChristopher Cobb, M. Thomas Hester
PublisherCamden House
Pages119-147
Number of pages29
ISBN (Electronic)9781571138125
ISBN (Print)9781571132970
StatePublished - Apr 2004

Publication series

NameRenaissance Papers
Volume8
ISSN (Print)0584-4207

Keywords

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

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