The Taming of the Shrew / Edition 1

The Taming of the Shrew / Edition 1

by William Shakespeare
     
 

A rough-and-tumble farce centered around a lively battle of the sexes, The Taming of the Shrew brims with action and bawdy humor. The unconventional romance between a lusty fortune-hunter and a bitter shrew unfolds to the accompaniment of witty, fast-paced dialogue and physical humor.See more details below

Overview

A rough-and-tumble farce centered around a lively battle of the sexes, The Taming of the Shrew brims with action and bawdy humor. The unconventional romance between a lusty fortune-hunter and a bitter shrew unfolds to the accompaniment of witty, fast-paced dialogue and physical humor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789160867
Publisher:
Perfection Learning
Publication date:
06/30/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
1,342,353
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

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

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