The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

With New and Updated Critical Essays and A Revised Bibliography

Book - 1998
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The Signet Classics edition of William Shakespeare's controversial comedy.

Featuring the tumultuous relationship of Petruchio and the headstrong Katherina, this popular comedy goes beyond courtship to explore what happens after a determined man marries a woman who refuses to be tamed.

This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:

* An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
* A special introduction to the play by the editor, Robert B. Heilman
* Sources from which Shakespeare derived The Taming of the Shrew
* Dramatic criticism from Richard Hosley, Maynard Mack, Germaine Greer, and others
* A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
* Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
* And more...
Publisher: New York : Penguin Putnam, 1998
Edition: 2nd rev. ed. --
ISBN: 9780451526793
Characteristics: lxxxii, 204 p
Additional Contributors: Heilman, Robert Bechtold 1906-
Alternative Title: Taming of the shrew


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