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The Devil's Disciple : A Melodrama in Three Acts

By Shaw, George Bernard

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Title: The Devil's Disciple : A Melodrama in Three Acts  
Author: Shaw, George Bernard
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Shaw, G. B. (n.d.). The Devil's Disciple : A Melodrama in Three Acts. Retrieved from http://www.netlibrary.net/


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On the 15th June 1903, in the early forenoon, a medical student, surname Redpenny, Christian name unknown and of no importance, sits at work in a doctor's consulting-room. He devils for the doctor by answering his letters, acting as his domestic laboratory assistant, and making himself indispensable generally, in return for unspecified advantages involved by intimate intercourse with a leader of his profession, and amounting to an informal apprenticeship and a temporary affiliation. Redpenny is not proud, and will do anything he is asked without reservation of his personal dignity if he is asked in a fellow-creaturely way. He is a wide-open-eyed, ready, credulous, friendly, hasty youth, with his hair and clothes in reluctant transition from the untidy boy to the tidy doctor.

Table of Contents
· ACT I · ACT II · ACT III · NOTES TO THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE

 

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