This chapter discusses hospitable practices in the plays of Shakespeare, considering cases of murderous guests to the staging of hospitality. It begins with ruinous entertaining in Timon of Athens; un-Christian hospitality in King Lear; regicide in Macbeth; and entertainment and seduction in The Winter's Tale.
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