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The Falstaff saga : being the life and opinions of Captain Nicholas Dawtrey sometime seneschal of Claneboye and warden of the palace of Carrickfergus, immortalized by Shakespeare as Sir John Falstaff / by JohnDawtrey.

  • Author

    Dawtrey, John.,

  • Date published

    1927

  • Publisher

    London : G. Routledge sons, ltd, 1927.

  • Subject

    Dawtrey, Nicholas, d. 1601.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Characters Falstaff.

Formatted contents note: Contents: The historical background -- No Jews in Shakespearean England -- Christian usury in England -- Jews as a term of abuse -- Jews and usury -- Source of the bond story -- Origin in religious mythology -- Shylock's English birth -- Mutilation by law -- A Christian Shylock! -- Shakespearean pacemakers -- Shakespeare's inconsistencies -- Shylock -- Portia -- Jessica -- Shakespeare's dilemma -- The myth and its meaning. Uk-SUSCL.