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The Mary play : from the N. town Manuscript

Author: Peter Meredith
Publisher: Exeter University of Exeter Press 1997
Series: Exeter medieval English texts and studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers a piece of late medieval stagecraft which deals with Mary's parents and her early life. This title comes from Norfolk and matches theatrically the elaborate painting, stained glass and carving  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Meredith
ISBN: 0859895475 9780859895477
OCLC Number: 833007240
Notes: Bibliography: p. 24-28
Description: viii, 185 p Ill 23 cm
Contents: Preface Introduction The Manuscript Language and Place Metre, Language and Style 9 Dramatic and Social Contexts Teaching The Treatment of Sources Staging Bibliography Editorial procedures The Mary Play Notes Appendices Glossary List of proper names and dramatis personae List of Latin words, phrases, etc. in text and stage directions
Series Title: Exeter medieval English texts and studies
Other Titles: The Mary play
Responsibility: edited by Peter Meredith
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Peter Meredith argues for the existence of a separate Mary Play within the N-town cycle and presents it here together with extensive and valuable commentary. Medium Aevum, vol. LXVII

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