Festivals and Plays in Late Medieval Britain

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2007 - 203 páginas
A survey of medieval festival playing in Britain. The study presents an inclusive view of the drama in the British Isles, from Scotland to Cornwall, offering detailed readings of individual plays, including the York Creed Play, Pentecost and Corpus Christi plays and the little studied Bodley plays.

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Corpus Christi Play and the Feast of Corpus Christi
49
The York Corpus Christi Guild and Drama
81
Play and Spectacle at Pentecost
107
Suffering and the York Cycle Plays
141
The Vernacular Plays for Good Friday and Easter from
169
Select Bibliography
187
Index
197
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Clifford Davidson is Professor of English and Medieval Studies Emeritus at Western Michigan University, USA. For many years he was a co-editor of Comparative Drama, and from 1976 to 2003 he directed the Early Drama, Art, and Music project in the Medieval Institute. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including History, Religion, and Violence: Cultural Contexts for Medieval and Renaissance English Drama (Ashgate, 2002).

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