The Taming of the Shrew

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: William Shakespeare

Narrated By: A Full Cast

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers UK

Date: January 2011

Duration: 1 hours 59 minutes

Summary:

The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1594. It was published in 1623The play begins with a framing device, often referred to as the Induction, in which a drunken tinker named Sly is tricked into thinking he is a nobleman by a mischievous Lord. The Lord has a play performed for Sly's amusement, set in Padua with a primary and sub-plot.The main plot depicts the courtship of Petruchio, a gentleman of Verona, and Katherina, the headstrong, obdurate shrew. Initially, Katherina is an unwilling participant in the relationship, but Petruchio tempers her with various psychological torments - the 'taming' - until she is an obedient bride. The sub-plot features a competition between the suitors of Katherina's more tractable sister, Bianca.The play's apparent misogynistic elements have become the subject of considerable controversy, particularly among modern audiences and readers. It has nevertheless been adapted numerous times for stage, screen, opera, and musical theatre

Genres:

Taming of the Shrew

by William Shakespeare

has successfully been added to your shopping cart

Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare
Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare
This title is due for release on January 6, 2011.

Enter your email below to be notified as soon as it is available!

By clicking "Notify Me" you consent to receiving electronic marketing communications from Audiobooks.com. You will be able to unsubscribe at any time.

Already a member? Log In to add this title to your wishlist.
Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare
This title is due for release on January 6, 2011
We'll send you an email as soon as it is available!

Already a member?
Log in to add this title in your wishlist
Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare
Please Log in and add this title to your wishlist.
Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare

We will send you an email as soon as this title is available.