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Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 3)
Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 3) M. C. Beaton 031210927X 9780312109271 This teaching edition of ShakespearesThe Taming of the Shrewresponds to the needs of instructors using a variety of approaches to Shakespeare
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Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 3) by M. C. Beaton

This teaching edition of ShakespearesThe Taming of the Shrewresponds to the needs of instructors using a variety of approaches to Shakespeare, including feminist, historical, and cultural studies approaches. The play is accompanied by four sets of primary documents and illustrations thematically arranged to offer a richly textured understanding of early modern culture and Shakespeares work within that culture. The texts include facsimiles of period documents, excerpts of conduct literature on marriage and on wife and servant beating, sermons, popular ballads, literary works offering alternative endings to Shakespeares play, and documents on womens legal status. The primary documents contextualize the plays treatment of assertive women, marital conflict, and domestic disorder and violence.?nbsp;Editorial features designed to help students read the play in light of the historical documents include an intelligent and engaging general introduction, and introduction to each thematic group of documents, thorough headnotes and glosses for the primary documents (presented in modern spelling), and an extensive bibliography.

Author: M. C. Beaton

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 196

Publisher: Minotaur Books

Publication Date: 1994-08-01

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M. C. Beaton (Edition: 1st) Hardcover