Global Culture: Media, Arts, Policy, and Globalization

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Diana Crane, Nobuko Kawashima, Kenichi Kawasaki, Ken'ichi Kawasaki
Routledge, 2002 - Social Science - 286 pages
This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions. Aspinall has included only those essays that offer the most influential and controversial arguments surrounding the play. The issues discussed include gender, authority, female autonomy and unruliness, courtship and marriage, language and speech, and performance and theatricality.

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Diane Crane is Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania and is the author of numerous books, most recently Fashion and Its Social Agendas: Class, Gender, and Identity in Clothing (2000). Nobuko Kawashima is Professor in the Department of Economics at Doshisha University in Kyoto. Kenichi Kawasaki is a Professor of Sociology at Komazawa 0-415-93230-0 Tokyo, Japan.

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