Taming of a shrew

Title
  • Taming of a shrew
  • Taming of a shrew [Electronic resource]
Availability

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Languages

English

Editorial Practice

Encoding format: Plain text (with flagging)

Normalised spelling

American spelling converted to English

Text in capital letters

Speaker indicated in an abbreviated form in corner-brackets

The key is not related to acts, scenes, or lines of any printed text

All words not actually spoken have been removed from the text

Elisions and contractions have been expanded

OTA keywords

Plays

LC keywords

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

Extent
  • designation: Text data
  • size: (1 file : ca. 82.1 KB)
Creation Date

1980-01-01

Source Description

Not recorded. (Edited English version of University of Oxford Text Archive text 0004 which in turn was transcribed from a printed American transcription of the ms. 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 University of Oxford Text Archive printed records

This particular text contains the direct speech of the play only without any stage directions

Permanent URL

http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/1364