The Jew of Malta (Paperback)

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The spirit of Machiavelli presides over The Jew of Malta, in which the title character relentlessly plots to maintain and extend his political influence and wealth. A paragon of remorseless evil, Barabas befriends and betrays the Turkish invaders and native Maltese alike, incites a duel between the suitors for his daughter's hand, and takes lethal revenge upon a convent of nuns.Both tragedy and farce, this masterpiece of Elizabethan theater reflects the social and political complexities of its age.


Product Details
ISBN: 9798581340646
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: December 14th, 2020
Pages: 78
Language: English