The Merchant of Venice side by side with a version in modern English, keeping the poetic spirit and metre of the original. This edition brings out Shakespeare’s condemnation of anti-Semitism and all forms of racial prejudice.
Walter Saunders is a poet and former teacher of English at schools and universities in South Africa. The series greatly facilitates teaching and learning. The modernized versions enable learners to gain a deeper understanding of the plays and to cope far better with the original texts. It has a proven great success in schools and tertiary institutions as they make Shakespeare as easy to understand as he was in his own day.