Discourses of service in Shakespeare's England David Evett.

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access:Electronic book from Proquest Ebook Central Academic Complete
Main Author: Evett, David.
Format: Electronic eBook
Published:New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2005.
Table of 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.