Taming of a shrew

Title
  • Taming of a shrew
  • A pleasant conceited history, called The taming of a shrew [Electronic resource] : as it was sundry times acted by the right honorable the Earl of Pembroke his servants
Availability

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English

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LC keywords

Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Taming of the shrew -- Sources
Plays -- England -- 16th century

Extent
  • designation: Text data
  • size: (1 file : ca. 60.9 KB)
Creation Date

1971-06-01

Source Description

Not recorded. (The source of transcription is a normalised American version of the ms. located in the Huntingdon Library, California: A pleasant conceited historie, called The taming of a shrew : as it was sundrie times acted by the right honorable the Earle of Pembrook his seruants. -- Imprinred [sic] at London : by P.[eter] S.[hort] and are to be sold by Cuthbert Burbie, at his shop at the Royall Exchange, 1596. -- The taming of a shrew ... was once thought to be Shakespeare's source, but it is now considered to be a corrupt version of his play [The taming of the shrew] compiled by the actor who played Grumio and an unknown playwright, from the Oxford companion to English literature.)

Notes

Mode of access: Online. OTA website

Title proper taken from title at beginning of electronic text

Alternative title: The taming of a shrew : keypunched June 1971 from the copy in the Huntingdon Library

Alternative title: A pleasant conceited history, called The taming of a shrew

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http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/0004