The Taming of a Shrew: The 1594 Quarto

December 11, 2008|
The Taming of a Shrew: The 1594 Quarto by William Shakespeare
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This is a new edition of an anonymous play that appears to be an alternative version of Shakespeare''s popular comedy, The Taming of the Shrew. Stephen Miller suggests that someone rewrote Shakespeare''s more complicated version, making it shorter, simpler and different in some ways. The main difference between the two plays concerns the framing story of Christopher Sly, the drunk, who disappears early on in Shakespeare''s version, but who has a much larger role in A Shrew. This edition provides a modernized text and extensive commentary.
William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Gra...
Title:The Taming of a Shrew: The 1594 Quarto
Product dimensions:172 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.39 in
Shipping dimensions:172 pages, 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.39 in
Published:December 11, 2008
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780521087964

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