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Think You a Little Din Can Daunt Mine Ears?

Why came I hither but to that intent?
Think you a little din can daunt mine ears?
Have I not in my time heard lions roar?

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Hacking Parentage in Taming of the Shrew

Shakespeare uses a conceit of false identification of parentage to trick gullible characters (and provide a a sources of comedy for spectators) in Taming of the Shrew… 1,230 more words


My First by The Bard

The third on my list is The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare.

I think I was surprised to be transitioning from no-brainer teen romance novels to some stuff that would look impressive if I throw them around and actually begin liking those impressive works. 350 more words


Post-Petruchio: The Tamer after Taming

I was recently listening to an episode of the NPR podcast Fresh Air. The episode was an interview with Eric Fair, a former interrogator who worked at Abu Ghraib. 106 more words

The Taming Of The Shrew

What Theatre Am I Seeing: May Edition

How is it nearly May?! We’re almost half way through the year. What’s going on?!

There are a few new shows opening next month, including the transfer of Broadway hit… 460 more words


The Taming of the Radicals

I was recently shocked when I overheard a woman saying that she refused to read Shakepeare’s, The Taming of the Shrew, for it was filled with male dominance and the stereotyped submissiveness of the woman. 641 more words

Hacking the Text: The Act of Taming

While considering Taming of the Shrew, I spent a considerable amount of time looking for a visualization of the kind of “taming” done by Petruchio. 177 more words