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The Taming of the Shrew - William Shakespeare
The Taming of the Shrew
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Folger Shakespeare Library The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies Each edition includes: • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play • Scene-by-scene plot summaries •... show more
Folger Shakespeare Library The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies Each edition includes: • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play • Scene-by-scene plot summaries • A key to famous lines and phrases • An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language • An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play • Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books Essay by Karen Newman The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780743477574 (074347757X)
ASIN: 074347757X
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
4.0 The Taming of the Shrew - William Shakespeare
In high school Brad and I did a scene for the school, and then I read all the plays for my two Shakespeare classes at UNCG, and now I've reread it to keep Veronica company. As written there is only one amusing scene; takes some keen acting and directing to pull the rest of it off. Ten Things I Hate ...
Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it
1.0 The Taming of the Shrew
There was a reason why I chose not to post that many updates with this play. Because they all would have included some F bombs. This play is super messed up and I cannot believe that anyone watches this and thinks, hey this is funny and so romantic. It is not. Well something nice first. I am very ha...
mybookjournal
mybookjournal rated it
4.0 The Taming of the Shrew
3.5 Loved it, hated it simultaneously!
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd]
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd] rated it
2.0 The Taming of the Shrew
Ok. I didn't like the way women were portrayed in this play!I think the rudeness of Katherine The Shrew is not her fault at all! It's the fault of her father that she turned out a shrew in the first place! He treated her sister Bianca better than he treated her, and then she, poor Katherine, is port...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
4.0 The Taming of the Shrew
I'm not sure that I understand this play. The "its misogynistic" diatribes don't really grapple with it in an effective way. They founder on the fact that "shrew" is a relatively nice label to put on Katherine. She does tie up and beat her sister after all. The dialogue is crackling and it is cl...
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