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Author Evett, David.

Title Discourses of service in Shakespeare's England [electronic resource] / David Evett.

Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2005.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 286 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ch. 1. The paradox of service and freedom -- Ch. 2. The hop and the pole : the limits of materialism -- Ch. 3. "Surprising confrontations" : discourses of service in The taming of the shrew -- Ch. 4. "Monsieur, we are not lettered" : classical influences and the early modern marketplace -- Ch. 5. "Clubs, bills, and partisans" : retainer violence and male bonding -- Ch. 6. Fidelis Servus...: good service and the obligations of obedience -- Ch. 7. ...Perpetuus Asinus : bad service and the primacy of the will -- Ch. 8. "A place in the story" : gender, commodity, alienation, and service -- Ch. 9. "As willing as bondage e'er of freedom" : the vindication of willing service in The tempest.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Household employees.
Master and servant -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Master and servant -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Household employees -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Household employees -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Master and servant in literature.
Household employees in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1403978883

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