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" I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes ? hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions ? fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter... "
The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson, George ... - Page 50
by William Shakespeare - 1807
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Shylock: A Legend and Its Legacy

John Gross - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 386 pages
...same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer as a Christian is? If you prick...poison us, do we not die? And if you wrong us, shall we not revenge? No amount of familiarity can rob these lines of their power. Where else, in Shakespeare's...
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Unmeltable Ethnics: Politics and Culture in American Life

Social Science - 1996 - 486 pages
...shaped by the dominant and accepted types. He is tempted simply to exclaim with Shakespeare's Shylock: I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes? hath not a Jew hands,...are like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that8 The ethnic artist has a difficult time penetrating WASP culture, the Yale "cool." WASP passions...
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The Tongue Is Fire: South African Storytellers and Apartheid

Harold Scheub, Professor of African Languages and Literature Harold Scheub - History - 1996 - 448 pages
...bitter question that Shylock posed in Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice: 'Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections,...like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that. . . .' Questions such as these . . . about . . . the universal nature of human pain and suffering,...
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The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland

Ronald Carter, John McRae - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 584 pages
...traditional stage Jew, but as human as any other character: as he says, Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections,...like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that. (The Merchant of Venice) The list is endless, and, indeed, some of the major Shakespearean critics...
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Making Trifles of Terrors: Redistributing Complicities in Shakespeare

Harry Berger, Peter Erickson - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 487 pages
...without its satisfaction, its mordant gratification and compensation. For he has made his point: "if you wrong us shall we not revenge? — if we are like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that" (3.1.60-62). In the judgment scene it is the Christians whose behavior utters this message; and this...
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Shakespeares Komödien aus der Sicht der pragmatischen Kommunikationstheorie

Beatrix Hesse - 1998 - 200 pages
...christlichen Mitbürgern, wie seine berühmte Rede in IlI.i zeigt. SHYLOCK Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections,...like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that. (III.i.53-62) Die obsessiv anmutende Wiederholung der Begriffe "same", "like" und "resemble" signalisiert,...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same ə/ M [ 10400 The Merchant of Venice Tell me, where is fancy bred. Or in the heart, or in the head? How begot,...
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Dramatic Technique in Fiction

Robert Bahr - Literary Collections - 1998 - 158 pages
...same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer as a Christian is? If you prick...poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not seek revenge?... The villainy you teach me I will execute; and it will go hard but I will better...
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The Late-Victorian Marriage Question: A Collection of ..., Volume 2; Volume 8

Ann Heilmann - Social Science - 1998 - 3278 pages
...same diseases, healed hy the same means, warined and cooled hy the same winter and summer as a man is ? If you prick us, do we not hleed ? If you tickle...poison us, do we not die ? and if you wrong us shall we not " no, not " revenge " — hut gently entreat that now, in the fulness of time, the han of singularity...
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Freud 2000

Anthony Elliott - Psychology - 1999 - 308 pages
...Mandela cited this famous speech of Shylock from The Merchant of Venice: hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections,...like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that . .. The villainy you teach me, 1 will execute; and it shall go hard, but I will better the instructions....
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