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Title The Merchant of Venice
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Merch 7
Primary Association Winter, William
Associated Names Edwin Booth; Booth, J.B.; Barrett, Lawrence; Winter, W. Jefferson
Publication Date 1898
Date of Production n.d.
Description Unmarked prompt book. Pasted on flyleaf is a brief note from Edwin Booth to William Winter; pasted in before the title page is a note by Winter discussing J. B. and Edwin Booth as Shylock and pasted on verso of title page is note from Lawrence Barrett to Winter.
Genre Comedy; Romance
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Religion, Culture and Society
Roles Edwin Booth - Shylock; John A. Lane - Antonio; Minna K. Gale - Portia
Content Keywords revenge, money, friendship, love, justice, greed, sea, religion, disguise
Context Keywords cast, character, cues
Shattuck Code MV 132
Play The Merchant of Venice
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.