The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare in Production Series) / Edition 1

The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare in Production Series) / Edition 1

by William Shakespeare
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521667410

ISBN-13: 9780521667418

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521667418
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Series:
Shakespeare in Production Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Series editors' preface; Acknowledgements; Editor's note; List of abbreviations; List of productions; Introduction; The Taming of the Shrew and commentary; Bibliography; Index.

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