The Cosmopolitan Shakespeare: A Study of The Merchant of Venice in Modern Perspective

Dr. Rabi Narayana Samantaray Dept. of English, Aeronautics College, (Berhampur University), Odisha Email: [email protected] Abstract William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice as a sixteenth century English drama incorporates many elements of cosmopolitanism and has a universal appeal. The title of the play is suggestive of the broader themes that Shakespeare wishes to encompass within the […]