Chapter 8. “The Dog is Himself”: Humans, Animals, and Self-Control in The Two Gentlemen of Verona

  1. Laurie Maguire
  1. Erica Fudge

Published Online: 1 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694114.ch8

How to do Things with Shakespeare: New Approaches, New Essays

How to do Things with Shakespeare: New Approaches, New Essays

How to Cite

Fudge, E. (2008) “The Dog is Himself”: Humans, Animals, and Self-Control in The Two Gentlemen of Verona, in How to do Things with Shakespeare: New Approaches, New Essays (ed L. Maguire), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694114.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405135269

Online ISBN: 9780470694114

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Keywords:

  • early modern literature;
  • the two gentlemen of Verona;
  • Non-humans;
  • medieval theater;
  • William Fiston

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Rationale

  • Shakespeare's Animals

  • The Critical History of a Dog

  • Selfless Dogs

  • The Limits of Friendship