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The Merchant of Venice

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SYNOPSIS
 
When businessman Antonio borrows money to help his friend win the lady of his dreams, he is pleasantly surprised by the infamous Shylock's generosity. Owing no interest, and using his absent ships as collateral, he's helping out Bassanio seemingly for nothing -- until the ships fail to return and he's suddenly faced with the reality of a rather gruesome clause in the contract. Named for Antonio, Shakespeare's play is really about Shylock, the man so stereotypical he gave his name to an entire profession. Is he really just an anti-semitic caricature or a sympathetic victim of hostile sixteenth century European prejudice? Does he not bleed? And has he met his match in the wits of the beautiful Portia?
 
REPRODUCTION DETAILS
 
This design is a single sheet at 700 x 500mm.

All Spineless Classics are printed on heavyweight paper in sharp, lightfast ink which will not fade.
 
The black border around the text is for effect on this website, it is not actually printed.