Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-20 of 344 items for:

Servant of Two Masters x Arts and Humanities x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Servant of Two Masters

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Carlo Goldoni Pf: c.1746, Estate dell'Anno, Italy Pb: 1753 null...

See overview in Oxford Index

Servant of Two Masters

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Carlo Goldoni Pf: c.1746, Estate dell'Anno, Italy Pb: 1753 null...

See overview in Oxford Index

Servant of Two Masters

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(orig. Czech title Sluha dvou pánu)

Ballet in three acts with choreography by Nĕmeček, libretto by J. Rey, music by J. Burghauser, and design by V. Heller. Premiered 9 May 1958,...

See overview in Oxford Index

Servant of Two Masters

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 85 words.

(orig. Czech title Sluha dvou pánu)

Ballet in three acts with choreography by Nĕmeček, libretto by J. Rey, music by ...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Servant of Two Masters, The

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 272 words.

A: Carlo Goldoni Pf: c.1746, Estate dell'Anno, Italy Pb: 1753 Tr: 1928 G: Com. in 3 acts; Italian

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Infant Pointing: Harlequin, Servant of Two Masters

Fabia Franco.

in Joint Attention: Communication and Other Minds

March 2005; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 13116 words.

Infants initiate joint attentional exchanges by pointing relevant referents out to addressees. Over the second year of life, the functional meaning of the pointing gesture develops from...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Servant of Two Masters, The (c.1746)

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 293 words.

Pantalone, a Venetian merchant, intended to marry his daughter Clarice to a suitor from Turin, Federigo Rasponi. When word comes

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

‘Servant of Two Masters’: Lucio Fontana's Sculptures in Milan's Cinema Arlecchino (1948)

Sharon Hecker.

in Oxford Art Journal

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; Art Subjects and Themes; History of Art; Theory of Art. 9934 words.

Go to Oxford Journals »  abstract

Varro's Servant

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 39 words.

appear in Timon of Athens 2.2 to collect their masters' debts from Timon. Two of Varro's servants also try to

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Varro’s Servant

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 40 words.

appear in Timon of Athens 2.2 to collect their masters’ debts from Timon. Two of Varro’s servants also try to

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Varro's Servant

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

Appear in Timon of Athens 2.2 to collect their masters' debts from Timon. Two of Varro's servants also try to claim debts, 3.4 (one of them is addressed by the name Varro).

[...]

null...

See overview in Oxford Index

Conclusion

Claire Lowrie.

in Masters and servants

May 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 1640 words.

The conclusion outlines the changes to domestic service in Darwin and Singapore from the 1890s to the 1930s. The conclusion reflects on the differences between the two sites and the...

Go to Manchester University Press »  abstract

Indentured Servitude

David W. Galenson.

in A Historical Guide to World Slavery

January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2107 words.

The institution of indentured servitude first appeared in use in mainland North America around 1620. The system, developed by the Virginia Company as a solution to the problem of how...

Go to Oxford African American Studies Center »  home page

Judicial Separation

Lawrence Stone.

in Road to Divorce

October 1990; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 21988 words.

This chapter discusses judicial separation. Suits for judicial separation in the ecclesiastical courts had three purposes. Most suits launched by a wife were blackmail devices in order to...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Robert Jephson

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1736–1803), playwright. Born to an Anglo-Irish family in Mallow, Co. Cork, he served in the army and settled in London, associating there with Edmund Burke and others. The Count of Narbonnenull...

See overview in Oxford Index

Domestic Workers

Jane E. Dabel.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 4527 words.

From the period of slavery onward, African American women have labored outside of the home in many roles, and most prominently as domestic servants. Because employment has been the key...

Go to Oxford African American Studies Center »  home page

Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus

David Lawton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Drama

July 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 7341 words.

Christopher Marlow's Doctor Faustus is a play in which much appears to exist in doubles: a Good Angel and a Bad; master and servant; two clowns; two deeds of damnation; and, on the level of...

Go to Oxford Handbooks Online »  abstract

Hegel and Rabelais

Galin Tihanov.

in The Master and the Slave

May 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 21168 words.

Intelligence and history are never far from literature. This chapter describes the use of metaphors to emphasize the power of adapting and growing through education, later transforming...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Sambo

Melinda Elder.

in Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 261 words.

(of Sunderland Point, Lancaster) (d. c.1736 ). African slave and servant buried on the north side of the Lune estuary and subject of an 18th‐century elegy. Sambo had been brought to...

Go to Oxford African American Studies Center »  home page

Reconstructie

Leo Samama.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 306 words.

(‘Reconstruction’)

Morality in two parts (26 sections) by Louis Andriessen , Reinbert de Leeuw, Misha Mengelberg, Peter Schat and Jan van Vlijmen to a libretto by Hugo...

Go to Oxford Music Online »  home page

Double Falsehood

Holly Dugan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Embodiment

August 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 9111 words.

In both its source material and in later adaptations, the Cardenio plot involves an attempted rape of a servant woman while cross-dressed as a shepherd by her employer, the Master of the...

Go to Oxford Handbooks Online »  abstract