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William Shakespeare - The Taming of the Shrew (Macmillan Collector's Library) - 9781909621961 - V9781909621961
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The Taming of the Shrew (Macmillan Collector's Library)

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Description for The Taming of the Shrew (Macmillan Collector's Library) Hardcover. Series: Macmillan Collector's Library. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: DDS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 102 x 157 x 14. Weight in Grams: 134.
Controversial and sexually charged, The Taming of the Shrew is possibly William Shakespeare's first play, and certainly among the most performed. Petruchio's courtship of the unwilling 'shrew' Katherina poses the question: is it an examination of brute male domination or a passionate love story with a powerful moral message? To read it is to gain unique insight into a portrait of a marriage as created by a true master. This Macmillan Collector's Library edition is illustrated throughout by renowned artist Sir John Gilbert (1817-1897), and includes an introduction by Ned Halley. Designed to ... Read more

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About William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, in 1564. The date of his birth is unknown but is celebrated on 23 April, which happens to be St George's Day, and the day in 1616 on which Shakespeare died. Aged eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway. They had three children. Around 1585 William joined an acting troupe on ... Read more

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