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The taming of the shrew : a comparative study of oral and literary traditions

Author: Jan Harold Brunvand
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2015.
Series: Garland folklore library, 5.; Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 1289.
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William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew has succeeded in surviving in contemporary culture, and has even managed to penetrate to the most modern media of mass communications. This book, first published in 1991, examines some of the different literary and oral versions of The Taming of the Shrew. This book is ideal for students of literature, drama, and theatre studies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brunvand, Jan Harold.
Taming of the shrew.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2015
(OCoLC)891124938
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Harold Brunvand
ISBN: 9781317528319 131752831X
OCLC Number: 915343771
Notes: Originally published in 1991.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Introduction to This Edition; References Cited; Preface; CHAPTER I Introduction; TABLE I The Versions of the Tale; TABLE II The Elements of the Tale; CHAPTER II Summary of the Combinations of Narrative Elements in the Versions; CHAPTER III Type 901: Historic-Geographic Study; CHAPTER IV Type 901: The Northern-European Elaborated Subtype and Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew; CHAPTER V Type 901: "That's Once," The American Subtype; CHAPTER VI Type 1370 and the Combination of 1370 and 901. CHAPTER VII Other Tales in the ComplexCHAPTER VIII Summary of Conclusions; Appendix.
Series Title: Garland folklore library, 5.; Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 1289.
Responsibility: Jan Harold Brunvand.

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William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew has succeeded in surviving in contemporary culture, and has even managed to penetrate to the most modern media of mass communications. This book, first published in 1991, examines some of the different literary and oral versions of The Taming of the Shrew. This book is ideal for students of literature, drama, and theatre studies.

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