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Chief pre-Shakespearean dramas; a selection of plays illustrating the history of the English drama from its origin down to Shakespeare,

Author: Joseph Quincy Adams
Publisher: Boston, New York Houghton Mifflin Co. [©1924]
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Adams, Joseph Quincy, 1881-1946.
Chief pre-Shakespearean dramas.
Boston, New York [etc.] Houghton Mifflin Co. [©1924]
(OCoLC)571958172
Online version:
Adams, Joseph Quincy, 1881-1946.
Chief pre-Shakespearean dramas.
Boston, New York [etc.] Houghton Mifflin Co. [©1924]
(OCoLC)592527949
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Quincy Adams
OCLC Number: 964280
Description: vii, 712 pages facsimile 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Sources of the liturgical drama --
The wordless Alleluia sequence --
The Quem-Quæritis trope --
The Easter sepulchre (Depositio Crucis ; Elevatio Crucis) --
Semi-dramatic trope --
pt. 2. Liturgical plays dealing with the story of Christ --
Sepulchrum (The Visit of the Marys) --
Sepulchrum (The Visit of the Marys, and the Race of Peter and John) --
Sepulchrum (The Visit of the Marys, the Race of Peter and John, and the Appearance to Mary Magdalene) --
Peregrini --
Pastores --
Magi --
Herodes --
Prophetæ --
pt. 3. Liturgical plays dealing with miscellaneous biblical stores, and with the legends of the saints --
Conversio Beati Pauli Apostoli --
Ludus super Iconia Sancti Nicolai --
Tres Clerici --
Adeodatus --
pt. 4. The introduction of the vernacular --
The Sepulchre --
The Wayfarers --
The Shepherds --
pt. 5. The Craft Cycles --
Banns (N. towne) --
The Fall of Lucifer (N. towne) --
The Creation of Eve, with the Expelling of Adam and Eve out of Paradise (Norwich) --
The Killing of Abel (Wakefield) --
Noah (Wakefield) --
The Deluge (Chester) --
The Sacrifice of Isaac (Brome MS.) --
Pharaoh (Wakefield) --
The Prophets (Chester) --
The Salutation and Conception (N. towne) --
The Birth of Jesus (York) --
The Shepherds (Wakefield) --
The Magi, Herod, and the Slaughter of the Innocents (Coventry) --
Christ's Ministry (Chester) --
The Betraying of Christ (N. towne) --
The Harrowing of Hell (Chester) --
The Resurrection of Christ (Wakefield) --
The Judgment Day (York) --
pt. 6. Non-cycle plays ---
Dux Moraud --
The Conversion of St. Paul --
Mary Magdalene --
The Play of the Sacrament --
pt. 7. Moralities --
The Castle of Perseverance --
Everyman --
Mankind --
Wyt and Science --
pt. 8. Folk plays --
Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham --
Robin Hood and the Friar --
Shetland Sword Dance --
Oxfordshire St. George Play --
Leicestershire St. George Play --
The Revesby Sword Play --
pt. 9. Farces --
The Playe Called the Foure PP --
A Mery Play betwene Johan Johan the Husbande, Tyb his Wife, and Syr Johan the Preest --
The Play of the Wether --
pt. 10. School plays --
Roister Doister --
Gammer Gurton's Nedle --
pt. 11. Inns of court plays --
Gorboduc ; or, Ferrex and Porrex --
Svpposes --
pt. 12. The court drama --
Damon and Pithias --
Campaspe --
pt. 13. Plays of the professional troupes --
Cambises --
The Famovs Victories of Henry the Fifth --
George a Greene, the Pinner of Wakefield.
Responsibility: by Joseph Quincy Adams.

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