Service and dependency in Shakespeare's plays / Judith Weil.

This is an unusual study of the nature of service and other types of dependency and patronage in Shakespeare's drama. Attentive to a range of historical sources and cultural issues, Weil also emphasizes the linguistic ambiguities created by service relationships and their rich potential for int...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Weil, Judith.
Format: eBook
Published:Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; CHAPTER 1 Introduction: "Slippery people"; CHAPTER 2 Sons, daughters, and servants; CHAPTER 3 Wives and servants; CHAPTER 4 Friends and servants; CHAPTER 5 Tragic dependencies in King Lear; CHAPTER 6 Freedom, service, and slavery in Macbeth; Epilogue: Some reflections on the Porter; Notes; Bibliography; Index.