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Shylock: A Research Guide: Home

Meet this melancholy moneylender and learn about the play ("The Merchant of Venice") in which he is featured


Welcome to this research guide on Shakespeare's character Shylock and the play, The Merchant of Venice, in which he is featured. It will connect you to texts of the play, background information, criticism of the play in books and articles, as well as video and audio performances. We hope you will find it useful. Enjoy!

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Reference Works


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This research guide was made by Ted Bergfelt, Humanities Librarian. If you need help with research on Shylock, The Merchant of Venice, or any Humanities topic you may contact him Monday through Friday at 412-396-5351 or via email