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This controversial comedy--the inspiration for such modern works as Kiss Me, Kate and 10 Things I Hate About You--follows the tumultuous courtship and marriage of Petruchio and the headstrong Katherina. Also included in this editon are commentaries by Richard Hosley, Germaine Greer, and others, as well as a stage and screen history and an overview of Shakespeare's life.

Synopsis:

Unique features include an extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater by the general editor of Signet Classic Shakespeare series, plus a special introduction to the play by the editor Sylvan Barnet, Tufts University. It also contains text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest most readable type. Special introduction by Robert B. Heilman, University of Washington.

Table of Contents

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451526793
Editor:
Heilman, Robert B.
Author:
Heilman, Robert B.
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Publisher:
Signet Book
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Married people
Subject:
Taming of the shrew
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Sex role
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Edition Number:
2nd rev. ed. /
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Shakespeare, Signet Classic
Publication Date:
19980431
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.10x4.24x.64 in. .30 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , Unique features include an extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater by the general editor of Signet Classic Shakespeare series, plus a special introduction to the play by the editor Sylvan Barnet, Tufts University. It also contains text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest most readable type. Special introduction by Robert B. Heilman, University of Washington.
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