|Author||: Ronald D. Cohen|
|Publisher||: Psychology Press|
|Total Pages||: 306|
|Rating||: 4/5 (64 Downloads)|
Book excerpt: This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions. Aspinall has included only those essays that offer the most influential and controversial arguments surrounding the play. The issues discussed include gender, authority, female autonomy and unruliness, courtship and marriage, language and speech, and performance and theatricality.