Shakespearian Production: With Especial Reference to the Tragedies
This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions. Aspinall has included only those essays that offer the most influential and controversial arguments surrounding the play. The issues discussed include gender, authority, female autonomy and unruliness, courtship and marriage, language and speech, and performance and theatricality.
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PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION 1963 page
PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION 1936
THE SHAKESPEARIAN PLAY
THE THEORY OF PRODUCTION
SOME ACTUAL PRODUCTIONS
THE IDEAL PRODUCTION
SHAKESPEARE AND RITUAL
THE BODY HISTRIONIC
Timon of Athens AND SHYLOCK
TREE AND CRAIG POEL AND BARKER
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