The Taming of the Shrew
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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...From the Paperback edition.
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    Street Date:
    12/01/2000
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    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
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  • And more...
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    • A special introduction to the play by the editor, Robert B. Heilman
    • Sources from which Shakespeare derived The Taming of the Shrew
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    The Taming of the Shrew - William Shakespeare - Edited by Sylvan Barnet 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