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Title: "THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
By: William Shakespeare, Ms Frances E. Dolan (Editor)
Format: Paperback

List price: £17.99


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ISBN 10: 0333657098
ISBN 13: 9780333657096
Publisher: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
Pub. date: 28 June, 1996
Series: The Bedford Shakespeare Series
Pages: 208
Description: An edition of the play which contains a collection of historical and cultural documents designed to give sense of Shakespeare's work and times. They include a Renaissance homily on marriage, popular caricatures of shrewish wives and abusive husbands, and material from conduct books of the period.
Synopsis: This edition of The Taming of the Shrew includes an intriguing collection of historical and cultural documents designed to give students a rich sense of the context of Shakespeare's work and times. Documents include a widely-known Renaissance homily on marriage, popular caricatures of shrewish wives and abusive husbands, and material from conduct books of the period. It thus offers students and teachers a rich introduction to one of Shakespeare's most popular and problematic plays.
Illustrations: facsimiles
Publication: UK
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Returns: Returnable
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