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APPENDIX D

Suggestions for Collateral Reading

William Hazlitt: Characters of Shakespear's Plays, 1817. (Reprinted in Everyman’s Library.)

H. H. Furness: A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare, Vol. VII, The Merchant of Venice, 1888.

R. G. Moulton: Shakespeare as a Dramatic Artist, new ed., 1893. (First published, 1885.)

Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke: 'First Folio' edition of The Merchant of Venice, 1905.

Stopford A. Brooke: On Ten Plays of Shakespeare, 6th impression, 1919, pp. 127–154.

St. John Ervine: The Realistic Test of Drama. 'Yale Review,' Jan., 1922, pp . 288–298. (A discussion of the improbabilities in the plot.)

Raymond M. Alden: Shakespeare, 1922, pp. 207–214.

Sir Sidney Lee: Life of Shakespeare, new edition, 1922. (First published in 1898.)