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A place in the story : servants and service in Shakespeare's plays

Author: Linda Anderson
Publisher: Newark, Del. : University of Delaware Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Although all of Shakespeare's plays feature servants as characters, and many of these characters play prominent roles, surprisingly little attention has been paid to them or to the concept of service. A Place in the Story is the first book-length overview of the uses Shakespeare makes of servant-characters and the early modern concept of service."--Jacket.
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Anderson, Linda, 1949 May 24-
Place in the story.
Newark, Del. : University of Delaware Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607595964
Online version:
Anderson, Linda, 1949 May 24-
Place in the story.
Newark, Del. : University of Delaware Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)608744033
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Anderson
ISBN: 0874139252 9780874139259
OCLC Number: 57750188
Description: 339 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "The lives of other": Introduction --
"What duty is": Service as ideal and indignity --
"The need we have to use you": Uses of servants --
"The mere word's a slave": Language and service --
"If I last in this service": Loyalty and disloyalty --
"Good counsel": Servants' advice and commentary --
"A losing office": Messengers --
"'Tis proper I obey him, but not now": Conflicts of service --
"Every good servant does not all commands": The duty to disobey --
"Duty in his service perishing": Servants and violence --
"Remember I have done thee worthy service": Conclusion.
Responsibility: Linda Anderson.
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Explores the virtues Shakespeare made of the cultural necessities of servants and service. This book offers an overview of the uses Shakespeare makes of servant-characters and the early modern  Read more...

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