The Taming of the Shrew

January 23, 2003|
The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
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The story of Katherina and her marriage to Petruchio has been popular in the theater for four centuries, but the joke of taming an unruly woman has long been growing increasingly controversial. This edition examines how theater directors and performers have explored the complexities of Katherina''s story and that of Christopher Sly, the poor man whose story frames hers. It surveys productions in the English-speaking world, reviewing precise details of the stage action in a social and political context.
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 the Shrew
Product dimensions:296 pages, 9.29 X 6.22 X 0.94 in
Shipping dimensions:296 pages, 9.29 X 6.22 X 0.94 in
Published:January 23, 2003
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780521661379

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