Taming of the Shrew and Midsummer Night"s Dream and Tempest by William Shakespeare

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ContributionsFrances E. Dolan (Editor), Gail Kern Paster (Editor), Skiles Howard (Editor), Gerald Graff (Editor), James D. Phelan (Editor)
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FormatPaperback
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ISBN 100312449119
ISBN 109780312449117

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Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Taming of the Shrew Summary Lucentio loves Bianca but cannot court her until her shrewish older sister Katherina marries.

The eccentric Petruccio marries the reluctant Katherina and uses a number of tactics to render her an obedient wife. The Guinness Book of Records lists feature-length film and TV versions of William Shakespeare ' s plays, making Shakespeare the most filmed author ever in any language.

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The Taming of the Shrew was first published in the First Folio, and that text is generally the source for subsequent editions. The only complication is a quarto titled The Taming of A Shrew that is not ascribed to Shakespeare and which has an uncertain relationship to The there are plot similarities, much of A Shrew is different from The Shrew, including character.

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Plot: the plot is very complex, three main scenes can be divided to the one in the castle, the preparation for the wedding and the magic of Midsummer night. Book Summary. Hippolyta and Theseus are preparing their wedding when Egeus arrives with his daughter Hermia to ask the duke to order Hermia to marry Demetrius.

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