The Taming Of The Shrew Context

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  • When written: Early 1590's
  • Where written: England
  • When published: 1623
  • Literary period: English Renaissance
  • Genre: Elizabethan comedy
  • Setting: Padua - Petruchio's country home / England - Home of Sly

Shakespeare's father was a glove-maker, and Shakespeare received no more than a grammar school education. He married Anne Hathaway in 1582, but left his family behind around 1590 and moved to London, where he became an actor and playwright. He was


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