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    The Shylock Play
    Product ID: 9781840028126
    Category: Poetry Drama Essays Compositions Speeches and Interviews
    Description: When Warsaw Ghetto-escapee Sarah visits the Venice Ghetto she happens to witness a group of actors staging a dress rehearsal of The Merchant of Venice, upon this chance encounter Sarah is confronted by the terrible story of ' The Jew' which touches her own life. Through this emotive and provocative play Julia Pascal re-works Shakespeare's controversial text, transposing the fervent theme of anti- Semitism raised by the bard, playing it out in a contemporary setting. Challenging the portrayal of ' The Jew' that for many years has dominated society's attitudes towards the Jewish people, Pascal ambitiously places her own text within Shakespeare's classic, producing a thoroughly thought-provoking and original work.
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    Author: William Shakespeare
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