The Taming of the Shrew by William ShakespeareThe Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

The Taming of the Shrew

byWilliam ShakespeareEditorAnn Thompson

Paperback | April 28, 2003

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Ann Thompson has added new sections to the Introduction of this new edition which describe the "deeply problematic" nature of debates about the play and its reception since the 1980s. She discusses recent editions and textual, performance and critical studies. First Edition Hb (1984): 0-521-22195-1 First Edition Pb (1984): 0-521-29388-X

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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...
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Title:The Taming of the ShrewFormat:PaperbackDimensions:212 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.94 inPublished:April 28, 2003Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521532493

ISBN - 13:9780521532495

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Table of Contents

Introduction, with new section on recent stage and critical interpretations; Note on the text; List of characters; The play; Textual analysis; Appendixes: Passages from A Shrew; The staging of Induction 2; Music in the play; Reading list.

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"A radically fresh and challenging view of the play." The Times Higher Education Supplement