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The taming of the shrew for young people

William Shakespeare

The taming of the shrew for young people

by William Shakespeare

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Published by Swan Books in Fair Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Padua (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Man-woman relationships -- Juvenile drama,
    • Married people -- Juvenile drama,
    • Sex role -- Juvenile drama,
    • Children"s plays, English,
    • Plays,
    • Padua (Italy) -- Juvenile drama

    • About the Edition

      An abridged version of Shakespeare"s original text, with suggestions for simple staging. Includes parenthetical explanations and descriptions within the text and announcers who summarize deleted passages.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby William Shakespeare ; edited and illustrated by Diane Davidson.
      GenreJuvenile drama.
      SeriesShakespeare for young people ;, bk. 3
      ContributionsDavidson, Diane.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR2832 .A25 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination62 p. :
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2713069M
      ISBN 100934048207
      LC Control Number86005934
      OCLC/WorldCa13581916

      Meanwhile, Bianca is being courted by two older gentlemen, but unknown to them, another young man, Lucentio is posing as her tutor and has won her heart. They elope. Book Summary. Induction. Taming of the Shrew opens with an Induction, or an explanatory scene. Christoper Sly, a drunk beggar is arguing with a hostess outside a ale house. No recommendations found We don't have any recommendations for Taming-Of-The-Shrew-Book right now. Trending Books recommendations People who dislike Taming Of The Shrew (Book) naif lohani @ Tastepoints. 0/ likes in common. Young Adult; Loading failed, please try again. About; API;.

      About The Taming of the Shrew. 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. The Taming of the Shrew (The Annotated Shakespeare) by Shakespeare, William and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare; editions; First published in ; Subjects: Drama, Married people, Sex role, Man-woman relationships, Juvenile drama. The Taming of the Shrew (Italian: La Bisbetica domata) is a American-Italian romantic comedy film based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare about a courtship between two strong-willed people. The film was directed by Franco Zeffirelli and stars Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton as Shakespeare's Kate and Petruchio.


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view Kindle eBook | view Audible audiobook The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare for Young People)/5(). The Taming of the Shrew, comedy in five acts by William Shakespeare, written sometime in –94 and first printed in the First Folio of The play describes the volatile courtship between the shrewish Katharina (Kate) and the canny Petruchio, who is determined to subdue Katharina’s legendary temper and win her main story is offered as a play within a play; the frame plot.

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Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. The Source for The Taming of the Shrew. Although it is impossible to date The Taming of the Shrew exactly, evidence marks it as one of Shakespeare's earliest comedies, written most likely in the late s or early s.

In the Shakespeare chronology, Shrew appears to have been written about years before Much Ado About Nothing (), another comedy to which it is often compared. The Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between and The main plot depicts the courtship of Petruchio and Katherina, the headstrong, obdurate shrew.

Initially, Katherina is an unwilling participant in the relationship; however, Petruchio "tames" her with various psychological torments, such /5(K).

The taming of the shrew User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. A comedy and drama about strained marital relations get Yale's red-carpet treatment. Each volume contains an essay by Harold Bloom and other extras. Read full review. The show they perform is about the taming of a shrew.

The play within the play begins as the young noble scholar Lucentio enters a street in Padua with his servant, Tranio. He overhears Hortensio and Gremio discuss their affections for the youngest daughter of nobleman Baptista of Padua. Folksy Theatre presents Shakespeare’s hilarious comedy, The Taming Of The Shrew.

Baptista Minola is attempting to marry off his two daughters; however, he will not marry off his youngest, the fair Bianca, until her elder sister, the ill-tempered Katherine, has found a husband. The Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare.

The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between and The main plot depicts the courtship of Petruchio and Katherina, the headstrong, obdurate shrew.

Initially, Katherina is an unwilling participan. Cambridge School Shakespeare The Taming of the Shrew by Fynes-Clinton, Michael and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Mary Ann Lamb (3 December – 20 May ), was an English writer, the sister and collaborator of Charles is best known today for her collaboration with /5(16).

What people are saying - Write a review. User Review - Flag as inappropriate. I really love this book. It seems like a basic book on the battle of the sexes, but it really is so much more than that. The Taming of the Shrew, Volume 10 Volume 30 of Shakespeare, William: The Arden edition of the works4/5(4).

Get this from a library. The taming of the shrew for young people. [William Shakespeare; Diane Davidson] -- An abridged version of Shakespeare's original text, with suggestions for simple staging. Includes parenthetical explanations and descriptions within. No, not a bit. I find you quite gentle.

I was told that you were violent, proud, and sullen. But now I see that people have been lying about you, for you are funny, playful, and beautifully behaved, not sharp-tongued, but as sweet as flowers in springtime.

For Taming of the Shrew we used the Dover Shakespeare Coloring Book, Dover’s cheap paperback copy while listening, and Arkangel’s audio version.

With older kids who can follow along, I recommend having them follow the script while listening with a cheap Dover edition (these also conveniently do not explain the puns). Interested in The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare. Discover similar books recommended by the world's most successful people in In Taming of the Shrew in particular, we have completely lost the point of the Christopher Sly sections of the play, which is why they are usually omitted entirely from modern productions.

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Young King Henry VI has married the beautiful Margaret of Anjou but the new queen is ruthless and ambitious. Supported by the powerful Duke of Suffolk, Margaret plots the overthrow of her enemies, chief among them the Duke of Gloucester.

But the Duke of York also aspires to the crown, and the common people, led by Jack Cade, are in rebellion.Introduction: Taming of the Shrew Washington, Allston. “Scene from Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” (Katharina and Petruchio)”. Wikimedia Commons. by Theresa Foster.

Taming of the Shrew, a comedy, is based around two couples set in the city of Padua sometime during the Italian Renaissance. The first couple Bianca and.Writing the Taming of the Shrew Essay – Read the book It is a good idea to be an active reader of a book when writing its review.

Read while summarizing statements that are important or portray the purpose of the book and the arguments that you identify.