The Taming of the Shrew (Paperback)

By William Shakespeare, Mybook (Editor)

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 9781546622888, 146pp.

Publication Date: May 11, 2017

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/29/2009)
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Paperback (12/22/2015)
Paperback (1/30/2014)
Paperback (9/1/2016)
Paperback (7/23/2018)
Paperback (5/1/2007)
Paperback (6/8/2009)
Paperback (11/10/2013)
Paperback (2/12/2010)
Paperback (6/15/2018)
Paperback (8/22/2016)
Paperback (7/20/2018)
Paperback (7/1/2014)
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Description

Prior to the first act, an induction frames the play as a "kind of history" played in front of a befuddled drunkard named Christopher Sly who is tricked into believing he is a lord. The play is performed in order to distract Sly from his "wife," who is actually Bartholomew, a servant, dressed as a woman. In the play performed for Sly, the "shrew" is Katherina, the eldest daughter of Baptista Minola, a lord in Padua. Numerous men, including Gremio and Tranio, deem Katherina an unworthy option for marriage because of her notorious assertiveness and willfulness.