Criticism of The Taming of the Shrew


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Title: Sigh no more, ladies
Author: Drouin
In the record you will see “Access” click on the linl to pull up a pdf of the thesis.
“Sigh no more, ladies”, marriages of submission in Shakespeare’s “The taming of the shrew” and “Much ado about nothing” Author(s): Drouin, Jennifer Suzanne Publication: National Library of Canada = Bibliothèque nationale du Canada

Moline High School Databases:
Gale Discovering
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Shakespeares The Taming of the Shrew. Horst Breuer.
DISCovering Authors. Online ed. Detroit: Gale, 2003.
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616).
EXPLORING Shakespeare. Online ed. Detroit: Gale, 2003.
Criticisms by C.L. Barber
Shakespeare’s Festive Comedy: A Study of Dramatic Form and Its Relation to Social Custom, Princeton University Press, 1959, 261 p.

ProQuestLION for Literature
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The Taming of the Shrew
Ruth Mitchell; Barron’s Booknotes; 08-01-2004
Look under References: The Critics



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Shakespeares The Taming of the Shrew. Horst Breuer.
DISCovering Authors. Online ed. Detroit: Gale, 2003.

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Shakespeares The Taming of the Shrew. Horst Breuer. DISCovering Authors. Online ed. Detroit: Gale, 2003.

Affective Resistance: Performing Passivity and Playing a-Part in “The Taming of the Shrew”. Holly A. Crocker. Shakespeare Quarterly, Vol. 54, No. 2 (Summer, 2003), pp. 142-159. Published by: Folger Shakespeare Library.

Katherina Bound; Or, Play(K)ating the Strictures of Everyday Life. Barbara Hodgdon. PMLA. Vol. 107, No. 3, Special Topic: Performance (May, 1992), pp. 538-553

Seronsy, Cecil C. “‘Supposes’ as the Unifying Theme in The Taming of the Shrew.”

Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew: An Analysis of a Tamed Kate

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