The Signet Classics edition of William Shakespeare's controversial comedy.
Featuring the tumultuous relationship of Petruchio and the headstrong Katherina, this popular comedy goes beyond courtship to explore what happens after a determined man marries a woman who refuses to be tamed.
This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:
An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
A special introduction to the play by the editor, Robert B. Heilman
Sources from which Shakespeare derived The Taming of the Shrew
Dramatic criticism from Richard Hosley, Maynard Mack, Germaine Greer, and others
A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text