The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni

The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni

Book - 1897
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First published in 1558, The Pecorone is thought to be one of the primary sources of inspiration for Shakespeare tragic comedy The Merchant of Venice as it includes famous elements of the play's plot like a test of suitors similar to Portia's, a "pound of flesh" penalty, a women disguised as a lawyer and the demand of a betrothal ring. 
Publisher: London : Laurence and Bullen, Ltd., 1897.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (348 p.)

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