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The tamer tamed

Author: John Fletcher; Royal Shakespeare Company.
Publisher: London : Nick Hern Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In John Fletcher's s̀equel' to The Taming of the Shrew, Petruchio marries for a second time and is tamed by his wife Maria in a reversal of roles that has echoes of the sex-strike in Aristophanes' Lysistrata. Written twenty years after Shakespeare's original, The Tamer Tamed is also a revealing insight into changing attitudes to women and marriage in the Jacobean period."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Plays
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Fletcher; Royal Shakespeare Company.
ISBN: 1854597396 9781854597397
OCLC Number: 52144741
Notes: "This edition prepared for the Royal Shakespeare Company."
First performed in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, March 6, 2003 in joint production with Shakespeare's, Taming of the shrew. Minor adjustments were made to Fletcher's text, mostly to make the names of the characters in the two plays conform.
Description: xvii, 100 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Woman's prize
Royal Shakespeare Company production of "The tamer tamed"
Responsibility: John Fletcher.

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Petruchio marries for a second time and is tamed in turn by his wife Maria in a reveral of roles in this irreverent sequel to the "Taming of the Shrew", written in 1611 and now published alongside  Read more...

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