This play within a play is a delightful farce about a fortune hunter who marries and tames" the town shrew. The comedy, often produced today because of its accessibility, is one of the plays Shakespeare intended for the general public rather than for the nobility.
CliffsComplete combines the full original text of The Taming of the Shrew with a helpful glossary and CliffsNotes-quality commentary into one volume. You will find:
* A unique pedagogical approach that combines the complete original text with expert commentary following each scene * A descriptive bibliography and historical background on the author, the times, and the work itself * An improved character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters * Sidebar glossaries