stage history of Portia in England from 1900 through 1978. by Janeen Ann Olsen

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .

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  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

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Thesis (M.A) - University of Birmingham, The Shakespeare Institute.

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First she pleads to Shylock to have mercy upon Antonio and forgive him the bond. In a long speech on the value and quality of mercy.

*Portia* name of the heroine in Shakespeare [1]'s Merchant of Venice [2], who, dressed in men's clothes, successfully defends her husband's friend Antonio from the prosecution of Shylock [3]; her name may be used allusively for a female advocate or barrister.

Portia was there to defend Antonio against Shylock's claim to a pound of his flesh for forfeiting on a bond which he had signed as a guarantee for the repayment of a loan in the amount of three.

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