The Taming of the Shrew

Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Book Jungle
ISBN: 9781603037129
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Can a man tame an ill-tempered woman? Petruchio thinks he is up to the task in The Taming of the Shrew. William Shakespeare (1564 ż 1616) is the most influential writer in English history. Shakespeare has been called The Barb of Avon and Englandżs national poet. There are 2 narrative poems, 154 sonnets and 38 plays in his collected works. He began work as an actor and writer in London first writing comedies and historic plays. He later wrote tragedies. Romeo and Juliet, MacBeth and Othello are some of his more famous plays. The Taming of the Shrew was an early comedy. The play begins with a drunken man who is deceived into thinking he is a nobleman. He then watches this play in which the noble Petruchio married an outspoken ill-tempered woman. Katherine is eventually tamed to the will be Petruchio. The play has been adapted into opera, stage plays and screen plays. Cole Porterżs play Kiss Me Kate is one instance

The Taming of the Shrew

Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781411401006
Format: PDF
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Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

No Fear Shakespeare

Author: Spark Publishing
Publisher: Spark Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781411497467
Format: PDF, Docs
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Using selected passages from the "No Fear Shakespeare" translations, offers an introduction to the life and works of William Shakespeare and includes a brief biography, a portrait of life in sixteenth century England, and an overview of Shakespearian-eratheater.

The Taming of the Shrew In Plain and Simple English A Modern Translation

Author: BookCaps
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 1610428900
Format: PDF
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The Taming of the Shrew is timeless. The films 10 Things I Hate About You and Deliver us from Eva were each based on the play; the classic western McLintock! even had an episode about the show. But if you have tried to read it and simply stopped because you don't get it, then you are not alone. Let's face it..if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Taming of the Shrew. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of the modern text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month. Visit BookCaps.com to find out more.

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Author: SparkNotes Editors
Publisher: Spark Notes
ISBN: 9781586639600
Format: PDF, Docs
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CliffsComplete on Shakespeare s The Taming of the Shrew

Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Cliffs Notes
ISBN: 9780764587290
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In the CliffsComplete guides, the play's complete text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard CliffsNotes for Literature. CliffsComplete The Taming of the Shrew is one of Shakespeare's most beloved, and imitated, works. In this play within a play, Petruchio, the man from Verona, marries Kate (the shrew of the story), so that Kate's younger sister Bianca may be allowed to take on several suitors and choose one to marry. Discover what happens to Petruchio and Kate — and save valuable studying time — all at once. Enhance your reading of The Taming of the Shrew with these additional features: A summary and insightful commentary for each act Bibliography and historical background on the author, William Shakespeare A look at the historical context and structure of the play Discussions on the plays symbols and themes A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Review questions, a quiz, discussion topics (essay questions), activity ideas A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites Streamline your literature study with all-in-one help from CliffsComplete guides!

Shakespeare s Taming of the Shrew for Kids

Author: Brendan P. Kelso
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781470133672
Format: PDF
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Taming of the Shrew like you have never read it before: quick, fun, and easy to understand. Designed for 8-19+ actors, kids of all ages, or anyone who wants to enjoy and loosely understand Shakespeare's play. What you will get: Fun! 3 melodramatic modifications for group sizes: 8-9+ 10-13+ 14-19+ Actual lines from Shakespeare's play mixed in Creatively funny interpretations of the remaining script A delightfully funny rendition that is easy for ADULTS to understand too! A kid who loves Shakespeare! This mini-melodramatic masterpiece is sure to be a doorway for your child to love all the classics. Shakespeare is difficult enough in class or watching on stage, let alone trying to teach the stories to children, but as the author's mantra states in the book, "there is no better way to learn than to have fun!" Kids who have read this have also eventually purchased Shakespeare's entire works and have completed 'hero' reports on Shakespeare at school. Guaranteed to have you coming back for more!

Shakespeare and Youth Culture

Author: J. Hulbert
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230105246
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book explores the appropriation of Shakespeare by youth culture and the expropriation of youth culture in the manufacture and marketing of 'Shakespeare'. Considering the reduction, translation and referencing of the plays and the man, the volume examines the confluence between Shakepop and rock, rap, graphic novels, teen films and pop psychology.

Shakespeare for Young People

Author: Abigail Rokison-Woodall
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441175296
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The search to find engaging and inspiring ways to introduce children and young adults to Shakespeare has resulted in a wide variety of approaches to producing and adapting Shakespeare's plays and the stories and characters at their heart. This book explores the range of productions, versions, and adaptations of Shakespeare aimed particularly at children or young people. It is the only comprehensive overview of its kind, engaging with a range of genres - drama, prose narrative, television and film - and including both British and international examples. Abigail Rokison covers stage and screen productions, shortened versions, prose narratives and picture books (including Manga), animations and original novels, plays and films rewriting Shakespeare. The book combines an informative guide to the productions and adaptations discussed with critical analysis of their relative strengths. It also has a practical focus including quotes from directors, actors, writers, teachers and young people who worked on or experienced the projects discussed.