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The Taming of the Shrew

by William Shakespeare

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Published by Penguin Classics .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Shakespeare, Pelican

ContributionsRichard Hosley (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7357396M
ISBN 100140714251
ISBN 109780140714258

Accompanied by live music and song in the unique and intimate setting of the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, The Taming of the Shrew questions the essence of Man and Woman, the feminine and the masculine, and searches for answers in the realm of the wondrous. The authoritative edition of The Taming of the Shrew from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers, includes: Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play-Newly revised explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the playReleased on: October 14,

“The Taming of the Shrew” was written by William Shakespeare about to The story begins with a ruse played on a drunk named Christopher Sly. Some hunters come across him passed out in the alley and decide to put him in a beautiful home and convince him his life as a . The Taming of the Shrew is another early Shakespeare play, and it's one that makes me distinctly uncomfortable - maybe even more so than The Merchant of Venice, another "problem play." It is, in my opinion, a misogynistic play.

The Taming of the Shrew is in fact a play within a play. The larger framework involves a drunkard named Christopher Sly, who stumbles out of an inn and falls into a deep sleep. A Lord passing by notices Sly and decides to play a trick on him. Sly is carried to the Lord's bedchamber and decked in lavish attire. This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world’s books discoverable online. The Taming of the Shrew Author: William Shakespeare, Walter George Boswell-Stone.


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The Taming of the Shrew book Review The Taming of the Shrew is one of William Shakespeare's earliest plays and comedies, produced in the mids. We read this play in 8th or 9th grade as one of the introductions to Shakespeare in an English course.

I'd rank this somewhere in the middle in terms of his comedies as well as works in general/5. Mar 13,  · Reprinted complete and unabridged in this inexpensive edition, The Taming of the Shrew will delight any reader with its wonderful wordplay and rollicking good spirits.

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The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, plays story are,/5.

The Taming of the Shrew (Annotated by Henry N. Hudson with an Introduction by Charles Harold Herford). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Volume I Book XI 5 The Taming of the Shrew INDUCTION SCENE I Before an alehouse on a heath. [Enter Hostess and SLY] SLY I’ll pheeze you, in faith. HOSTESS A pair of stocks, you rogue. SLY Ye are a baggage: the Slys are no rogues; look in the chronicles; we came in with Richard Conqueror.

Dec 31,  · THE TAMING OF THE SHREW is highly rhetorical (even more so than AS YOU LIKE IT). Whether it is Petruchio's aggressive, vituperative taming or the milder courting of Bianca, the play never lacks an elite style with which Shakespeare exploited language to a linguistic virtuosity/5.

From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes The Taming of the Shrew Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays. Jan 21,  · The Taming of the Shrew by William SHAKESPEARE ( - ). Full audiobook - dramatic version. The Taming of the Shrew is one of Shakespeare's earliest comedies, and.

Mar 25,  · THE TAMING OF THE SHREW by William Shakespeare - FULL AudioBook | ashleyllanes.com - The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between Book Description HTML I n the English countryside, a poor tinker named Christopher Sly becomes the target of a prank by a local lord.

Finding Sly drunk out of his wits in front of an alehouse, the lord has his men take Sly to his manor, dress him in his finery, and treat him as a lord. The Taming of the Shrew. by William Shakespeare. Table of Contents. Dramatis Personae. INDUCTION. SCENE I. Before an alehouse on a heath.

SCENE II. A bedchamber in the LORD'S house. ACT I. SCENE I. Padua. A public place. SCENE II. Padua. Before HORTENSIO'S house. ACT II. SCENE I. Padua. A room in BAPTISTA'S house. Jan 22,  · I had to read 'The Taming of the Shrew' for my english class, and I thought I was never going to understand it.

I found this on Sparknotes and bought the book and it was amazing how much easier it was to understand. By having the original text on one side, I was able to follow along in class as if I had the regular book/5.

The Taming of the Shrew is one of Shakespeare's earliest comedies, and was inspired by classical Roman comedy and the Italian commedia dell'arte. Baptista Minola, a rich gentleman of Padua, has two daughters: Katherina, renowned for her sharp tongue, and Bianca, who is sought after by multiple suitors.

Taming of the Shrew Notes & Analysis. The free Taming of the Shrew notes include comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. These free notes consist of about 46 pages (13, words) and contain the following sections: Author Information. Read the original text of The Taming of the Shrew along with a side-by-side translation in plain English.

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The Taming of the Shrew begins with a framing device, often referred to as the Induction, in which a mischievous nobleman tricks a drunken tinker named Christopher Sly into believing he is actually a nobleman himself.

The nobleman then has the play performed for Sly's diversion. The Taming of the Shrew: An Critique The Taming of the Shrew is one of the earliest comedies written by sixteenth and seventeenth century English bard, William Shakespeare. Some scholars believe it may have been his first work written for the stage as well as his first comedy (Shakespearean ).

The Taming of the Shrew begins with an “induction” in which a nobleman plays a trick on a beggar, Christopher Sly, treating Sly as if he is a nobleman who has lost his memory.

A play is staged for Sly—the play that we know as The Taming of the Shrew. The Source for The Taming of the Shrew. Although it is impossible to date The Taming of the Shrew exactly, evidence marks it as one of Shakespeare's earliest comedies, written most likely in the late s or early s.

In the Shakespeare chronology, Shrew appears to have been written about years before Much Ado About Nothing (), another comedy to which it is often compared. 52 quotes from The Taming of the Shrew: ‘My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break.’ Rate this book.

Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeareratings, average rating, 3, reviews Open Preview.The story of Katherina Minola and her marriage to Petruchio has been popular in the theatre for four centuries. The Taming of the Shrew's ongoing appeal is easy to understand - it offers almost production-proof farce, plus the perennially popular joke of the battle of the sexes - but Katherina's story, and the joke of taming an unruly woman have become increasingly controversial/5(2).Apr 17,  · Buy The Taming of the Shrew (Wordsworth Classics) New edition by William Shakespeare, Cedric Watts (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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