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Dramatic Literature, Criticism and Theory | Theatre and Performance Studies


In the third of a four-part series on Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, Daniel Pollack-Pelzner asks, what if Kate’s story isn’t the play’s only reality? Pollack-Pelzner explores how a drunken beggar and an earlier version of the script shift the brawling balances of the play and call into question who the real shrew is.

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Daniel Pollack-Pelzner
Summer of shrew, part 3: A Sly conceit.
Oregon ArtsWatch, 2013-07-19



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