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These updated editions of classic plays feature new cover art along with the complete text of each work, full explanatory notes, scene-by-scene plot summaries, a key to famous lines and phrases, and illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books. Reissue. (Plays/Drama)

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In one of Shakespeares bawdier comedies, contemporary audiences still take great pleasure in the rapid-fire verbal battles between the shrewish Katharina and the canny Petruchio, determined to subdue Katharinas legendary temper and win her dowry.

About the Author

Burton Raffel is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Humanities Emeritus and Professor of English Emeritus at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Among his many edited and translated publications are Poems and Prose from the Old English, Cligès, Lancelot, Perceval, Erec and Enide, and Yvain, all published by Yale University Press. Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University and Berg Professor of English at New York University, is the author of many books, including The Western Canon, Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human, and Where Shall Wisdom Be Found?

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ISBN:
9780300109825
Essay:
Raffel, Burton
Introduction:
Raffel, Burton
Introduction by:
Raffel, Burton
Introduction:
Raffel, Burton
Essay by:
Bloom, Harold
Essay:
Bloom, Harold
Editor:
Raffel, Burton
Author:
Raffel, Burton
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Married people
Subject:
Sex role
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Annotated Shakespeare
Publication Date:
20060131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in 0.4 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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