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The Merchant of Venice - Comedy or Tragedy?

Year

2013

Language

ENGLISH

Duration

30m

Rating

TVPG

Publication Information

The Great Courses

Summary

In this extraordinary play, Shakespeare explores the dark undercurrents of comedy to the fullest. Delve into the crisis of identity that each character faces, the theme of perilous risk, and the plot elements of loss and sacrifice that work against the play's comic structure.

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