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Taming of the Shrew

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ISBN-10: 0198320353

ISBN-13: 9780198320357

Edition: 4th 2001 (Revised)

Authors: William Shakespeare, Roma Gill

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Our well established and popular series which helps all your students to understand and enjoy Shakespeare's plays, has been improved even further :* Revised students' notes are clearer, with detailed explanations of difficult words and passages, plot synopses, summaries of individual scenes, and notes on the main characters* Featuring a host of new photographs of stage productions* New, attractive cover design* Complete and unabridged texts
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/13/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Grammar School. At 18, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, the 27-year-old daughter of a local farmer, and they had their first daughter six months later. He probably developed an interest in theatre by watching plays performed by traveling players in Stratford while still in his youth. Some time before 1592, he left his family to take up residence in London,…    

Introduction
About the Play
Leading Characters in the Play
Synopsis
The Taming of the Shrew: commentary
Shakespeare's Verse
Source, Date, and Text
Characters in the Play
The Taming of the Shrew
Christopher Sly
Manning a Hawk
Classwork and Examinations
Discussion of Themes and Topics
Character Study
Activities
Context Questions
Critical Appreciation
Essays
Projects
Background
Government
Religion
Education
Language
Drama
Theatre
Selected Further Reading
William Shakespeare, 1564-1616
List of Shakespeare's Plays