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Taming Of The Shrew : Signet Classics, The - William Shakespeare

Taming Of The Shrew

Signet Classics, The

Paperback Published: 1st April 1998
ISBN: 9780451526793
Number Of Pages: 288
For Ages: 18+ years old

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Our Signet Classic Shakespeare Series was extensively revised in 1998. We offer the best of everything -- unforgettable works edited by eminent Shakespeare scholars, comprehensive notes on the text, an essay on Shakespeare's life and times, source material, critical commentaries, extensive bibliographies, and footnotes. And there's more
-- Grow with the times by including both historical and thoroughly contemporary critical commentary on such issues as feminist, political, and theatrical interpretations of the plays -- with recent full-length essays by such respected scholars as Frank Kermode, Carolyn Heilbrun, Michael Goldman, Linda Bamber, and many others.
-- Provide more bibliographic listings and more up-to-date and relevant listings of pertinent books and articles in the Suggested Reference Section than the competition offers.
-- Feature essays on the Performance or Stage History of each play, written by Sylvan Barnet.

Shakespeare: An Overviewp. vii
Biographical Sketchp. vii
A Note on the Anti-Stratfordians, Especially Baconians and Oxfordiansp. xi
The Shakespeare Canonp. xv
Shakespeare's Englishp. xviii
Shakespeare's Theaterp. xxvi
A Note on the Use of Boy Actors in Female Rolesp. xxxiii
Shakespeare's Dramatic Language: Costumes, Gestures and Silences; Prose and Poetryp. xxxvi
The Play Text as a Collaborationp. xliii
Editing Textsp. xlix
Shakespeare on the Stagep. liv
Introductionp. lxiii
The Taming of the Shrewp. 1
Textual Notep. 111
A Note on the Sources of The Taming of the Shrewp. 115
Sources and Analogues of The Taming of the Shrewp. 119
From Engagement and Detachment in Shakespeare's Playsp. 141
From The Female Eunuchp. 145
From Shakespeare's Comedy of Lovep. 147
Sexism and the Battle of Sexes in The Taming of the Shrewp. 163
Missing Frames and Female Spectaclesp. 169
From Shakespeare's Comic Commonwealthsp. 171
The Taming of the Shrew on Stage and Screenp. 179
Suggested Referencesp. 191
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ISBN: 9780451526793
ISBN-10: 0451526791
Series: Signet Classic Shakespeare
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st April 1998
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.6 x 10.9  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.15
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised