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The Taming of the Shrew and odd-couple comedy
R. S. White

precedent is mentioned by the director. Frank Capra in his autobiography described the two characters as a spoiled heiress (Ellie Andrews played by Claudette Colbert) and ‘a guy we all know and like’ (Peter Warne played by Clark Gable): ‘And when he meets the spoiled heiress – well, it’s The Taming of the Shrew . But the shrew must be worth taming, and the guy that tames her must be one of us.’ 24 When we

in Shakespeare’s cinema of love
Allusion, anti-pastoral, and four centuries of pastoral invitations
Hannibal Hamlin

Theocritus (in the Greek 84 Coming of Age: New and Selected Poems (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1959), 56. 85 Robert Frost, A Boy’s Will (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1915), 56–7. 86 Eros and Psyche: A Poem in Twelve Books (London: George Bell and Sons, 1894), 78. MUP_Armitage_Ralegh.indd 193 07/10/2013 14:09 194 Hannibal Hamlin too, since ‘caper’ comes from capra or goat). Since Pan sings this song ‘his pipe laid by’, Spenser is also present: in The Shepheardes Calender the rejected Colin Clout ‘broke his oaten pype’ in frustration, even though he

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