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This edition of The Taming of the Shrew includes an intriguing collection of historical and cultural documents designed to give students a rich sense of the context of Shakespeare's work and times. Documents include a widely-known Renaissance homily on marriage, popular caricatures of shrewish wives and abusive husbands, and material from conduct books of the period. It thus offers students and teachers a rich introduction to one of Shakespeare's most popular and problematic plays.
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