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The Story of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare

The Taming of the Shrew is one of Shakespeare’s early comedies that has not provided much mirth for many women who find the portrayal of its leading lady being tamed, belittling and offensive. However, it is nonetheless a popular play set in Verona where Petruchio marries Katherina who is subdued into being an obedient wife. This narrative version was written by Mary & Charles Lamb.

The Taming of the Shrew is one of Shakespeare’s early comedies that has not provided much mirth for many women who find the portrayal of its leading lady being tamed, belittling and offensive. However, it is nonetheless a popular play set in Verona where Petruchio marries Katherina who is subdued into being an obedient wife. This narrative version was written by Mary & Charles Lamb.
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The Taming of the Shrew is one of Shakespeare’s early comedies that has not provided much mirth for many women who find the portrayal of its leading lady being tamed, belittling and offensive. However, it is nonetheless a popular play set in Verona where Petruchio marries Katherina who is subdued into being an obedient wife. This narrative version was written by Mary & Charles Lamb.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Mary Ellen Lamb, Charles Lamb, Ghizela Rowe

Length:

12m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

12:22