The Merchant of Venice (e-book: 3 Academic Year Licence)

By Edited by Patrick Murray

This is a three academic year licence for the e-book version of the new edition of The Merchant of Venice. It includes the complete text of the play and detailed notes, analysis and commentary to help students to understand themes, character development and more.

  • This edition has been designed specifically to meet the needs of the new Junior Cycle and it contains striking photographs from various productions of this much-loved play.
  • Each scene is accompanied by:
  • An introductory plot summary
  • Study questions
  • Key points and useful quotes
  • A talking point, highlighting issues raised by the play
  • A special section is devoted to:
  • Exploration of major themes and context
  • Detailed analysis of plot
  • In-depth character and relationship analysis
  • Exam tips
  • The book also includes:
  • Overall summary and a revision quiz at the end of each Act
  • Examination-based questions, carefully graded for Higher and Ordinary Level
  • Guidelines on answering examination questions
  • Model answers to questions
  • Assignments to encourage class participation
  • This edition presents an active approach to studying Shakespeare in the spirit of the new Junior Cycle, treating the text as a play to be performed and encouraging students to imagine it on stage or screen
  • Teacher e-book available on


Minimum Device Requirements 

Please note the following minimum device requirements before you purchase this e-book:


- Models: iPad 2 or later

- Operating System: iOS 7 or later


- Operating Systems: Windows 8 or later

- Device Specification: 2GB RAM, 32GB free hard disk space and WiFi enabled


- Operating System: 4.0 (ICS) or later   
- 1GB Ram, 4GB free storage space and WiFi enabled   

An active and working internet connection is required for the initial login process and the downloading of our e-book content and resources. Please see our Edco Learning brochure for more information

If you are unsure whether or not your device meets the above minimum requirements please e-mail or phone 01-4299257 prior to purchasing.

A single user licence entitles a user to be logged-on to either one of the above device types at any one time.

Class: 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year 
Format: Edco e-book
Price: €10.50 (Ex. VAT: €9.56)
Further Information
Also available as:Edco e-book 
Class:1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year 
Exam:Junior Cert
Suitable Levels:Higher Level, Ordinary Level

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