The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

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Format
Mass Market Paperback
Price
$4.95
 
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451526793
  • 288 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult

Overview

The Signet Classics edition of William Shakespeare’s controversial comedy.

Featuring the tumultuous relationship of Petruchio and the headstrong Katherina, this popular comedy goes beyond courtship to explore what happens after a determined man marries a woman who refuses to be tamed. 

This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:

• An overview of Shakespeare’s life, world, and theater
• A special introduction to the play by the editor, Robert B. Heilman
• Sources from which Shakespeare derived The Taming of the Shrew
• Dramatic criticism from Richard Hosley, Maynard Mack, Germaine Greer, and others
• A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
• Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
• And more…
The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

Written by: William Shakespeare

Table of Contents

The Taming of the Shrew – William Shakespeare – Edited by Sylvan Barnet Richard Hosley: Sources and Analogues of ?The Taming of the Shrew?
Maynard Mack: From Engagement and Detachment in Shakespeare?s Plays
Germain Greer: From The Female Eunuch
Alexander Leggatt: From Shakespeare?s Comedy of Love
Linda Bamber: Sexism and the Battle of the Sexes in ?The Taming of the Shrew?
Sylvan Barnet: ?The Taming of the Shrew? on the Stage and Screen

NEWLY ADDED ESSAYS:
Karen Newman: Missing Frames and Female spectacles
Camille Wells Slights: From Shakespeare?s Comic Commonwealths

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