The taming of the shrew

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A robust and bawdy battle of the sexes, this ever popular comedy captivates audiences with outrageous humor as Katharina, the shrew, engages in a contest of wills–and love–with her bridegroom, Petruchio. Their boisterous conflict is set off against a more conventional romantic plot involving the wooing of Katharina’s lovely and compliant sister, Bianca. Rich with the psychological themes of identity and transformation, the play is quintessentially lighthearted, filled with visual gags, witty repartee, and unmatched theatrical brilliance from Petruchio’s demand, “Kiss me, Kate!” to the final spectacle of the wedding feast.Each Edition Includes:• Comprehensive explanatory notes • Vivid introductions and the most up-to-date scholarship • Clear, modernized spelling and punctuation, enabling contemporary readers to understand the Elizabethan English• Completely updated, detailed bibliographies and performance histories • An interpretive essay on film adaptations of the play, along with an extensive filmography
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auth_author2 Allam, Roger., Barber, Frances., Morris, Brian, 1930-2001., Oliver, H. J., Orgel, Stephen., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
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Braunmuller of UCLA-have assembled a team of eminent scholars who have, along with the general editors themselves, prepared new introductions and notes to all of Shakespeare's plays and poems., The taming of the shrew /William Shakespeare ; edited by Stephen Orgel., The taming of the shrew /William Shakespeare., The taming of the shrew /edited by Brian Morris., The taming of the shrew /edited by H.J. Oliver., The taming of the shrew., The taming of the shrewWilliam Shakespeare ; fully annotated, with an introduction, by Burton Raffel ; with an essay by Harold Bloom., The taming of the shrewWilliam Shakespeare., This series features classic Shakespeare retold with graphic color illustrations. Educators using the Dale-Chall vocabulary system adapted each title. Each 64-page, book retains key phrases and quotations from the original play. Research shows that the more students read, the better their vocabulary, their ability to read, and their knowledge of the world. No one shall marry Bianca, claims Baptista Minola, until her older sister Katherina is wed. Bianca is sweet and gentle, while her older sister, Kate is an unruly shrew. Will anyone be able to stand Katherina long enough to marry her allowing Bianca to be happy wed herself? A plan to win Bianca's love leads a match for Katherina. 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series Modern Library Classics, No fear Shakespeare, Oxford world's classics, The Pelican Shakespeare, Works
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subject_facet Comedies, Downloadable audio, Man-woman relationships -- Drama, Married people -- Drama, Padua (Italy) -- Drama, Sex role -- Drama, Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Taming of the shrew -- Criticism and interpretation, Streaming audio
title_display The taming of the shrew
title_full The Taming of the Shrew, The taming of the shrew / William Shakespeare, The taming of the shrew / William Shakespeare ; edited by Stephen Orgel, The taming of the shrew / edited by Brian Morris, The taming of the shrew / edited by H.J. Oliver, The taming of the shrew Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616., The taming of the shrew [electronic resource] / William Shakespeare, The taming of the shrew [electronic resource] / William Shakespeare ; fully annotated, with an introduction, by Burton Raffel ; with an essay by Harold Bloom
title_short The taming of the shrew
topic_facet Classic Literature, Drama, Fiction, Literature