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The Merchant of Venice | Study Guide

William Shakespeare

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The Merchant of Venice | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to The Merchant of Venice that you may enjoy.

Reading Materials

Dautch, Aviva. "A Jewish Reading of The Merchant of Venice." British Library. Web.

Pullan, Brian S. Rich and Poor in Renaissance Venice: The Social Institutions of a Catholic State, to 1620. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1971. Print.

Shapiro, Michael. "Chapter 5: Doubling Cross Gender Disguise: The Merchant of Venice." Gender in Play on the Shakespearean Stage: Boy Heroines and Female Pages. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1996. 93-117. Print.

Stow, Kenneth. Popes, Church and Jews in the Middle Ages: Confrontation and Response. London: Ashgate, 2007. Print.

Traub, Valerie, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Embodiment: Gender, Sexuality, and Race. London: Oxford UP, 2016. Print.

Course Hero. "The Merchant of Venice Infographic." Course Hero. 19 Dec. 2016. Web. 30 Nov. 2022. <>.

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