The Taming of the Shrew

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Methuen Drama, 2008 - Castaways - 316 pages
679 Reviews

'You will experience the words of Shakespeare as you have neverbefore, interpreted by some of the most accomplished actors of our time' Sir Derek Jacobi

'A rare and valuable resource' Andrew Wade Voice Coach, Royal Shakespeare Company

The audio CD with this edition ofThe Taming of the Shrewcontains a series of recordings to illustrate how different actors place their own interpretation on the play.Hear superb peformances from Estelle Kohler and Bill Homewood, PeterO'Toole and Sian Phillips, and Frances Barber and Roger Allam as well asnarration from Sir Derek Jacobi.

The text is illustrated with photographs from notable productionsand film adaptations, and takes you behind the scenes with setdrawings, costume designs and scene edits, all from original notes.

As well as the playtext there are articles and interviews from notable Shakespeare scholars and performers.

An invaluable tool for students from GCSE to A level and beyond.

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great plot about love - Goodreads
Disappointing ending, but hilarious. - Goodreads
The lesser known love story of William Shakespeare. - Goodreads
primer on misogyny and sex puns. - Goodreads
Here again Shakespeare has a strong female character. - Goodreads
difficult to read but it was kinda funny - Goodreads

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User Review  - Courtney Fleming - Goodreads

yeah it was kinda boring and hard to read.... but ok Read full review

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User Review  - Parvin Siva - Goodreads

I don't know how many stars to rate. It may have been a comedy then, but modern audiences will certainly find it hard to laugh while reading this piece of work with its misogyinistic themes. Read full review

Contents

The Taming of the Shrew Through the Years
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By The American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco
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The Taming of the Shrew in Popular Culture
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Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Series advisors: David Bevington, Phyllis Fay Horton DistinguishedService Professor in the Humanities at the University of Chicago; PeterHolland, the McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies at theUniversity of Notre Dame.
Text editor: Antonia Forster, Univeristy of Akron, Ohio

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