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"The Farce of the fart" and other ribaldries : twelve medieval French plays in modern English

Author: Jody Enders
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2011.
Series: Middle Ages series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Theater historian Jody Enders brings a dozen of the funniest French farces to contemporary English speaking audiences for the first time. This performance-friendly collection includes background  Read more...

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Genre/Form: French drama (Comedy)
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jody Enders
ISBN: 9780812222517 0812222512
OCLC Number: 696092178
Description: xv, 477 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Farce of the fart=Fart nouvelle et fort joyeuse du pect --
The edict of Noée, or Shut up! It's the farce of the rights of women=Farce des drois de la porte bodès --
Confession lessons, or, The farce of the lusty husband, who makes his confession to a woman, his neighbor, who is disguised as a priest=Farce de celuy qui se confesse à sa voisine --
The farce of the student who failed his priest exam because he didn't know who is buried in Grant's tomb=Farce du clerc qui fut refusé à estre prestre --
Blind man's buff, or, the farce of the chokester=Farce du Goguelu --
Playing doctor, or, taking the plunge (The farce of the woman whose neighbor gives her an enema)=Farce d'une femme à qui son voisin baille ung clistoire --
At cross purposes, or, the three lovers of the cross=Farce de trois amoureux de la croix --
Shit for brains, or, the party pooper-scooper=Farce de Tarabin-Tarabas --
Monk-ey business, or, a marvellous new farce for four actors to wit: the cobbler, the monk, the wife, and the gatekeeper=Le savetier, le moyne, la femme, et le portier --
Getting off on the wrong foot, or, whose minding the whore?, for three actors to wit: the lover minding the store, the cobbler, and his wife=Farce de celuy qui garde les patins --
Cooch E. Whippet, or, The farce of Martin of Cambray=Farce de Martin de Cambray --
Birdbrain, a musical comedy, or, School is for birds=Farce joyeuse de Maistre Mimin.
Series Title: Middle Ages series.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Jody Enders.

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