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The N-town play : Cotton MS Vespasian D.8

Author: Stephen Spector
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Published for the Early English Text Society by the Oxford University Press, 1991.
Series: SS (Early English Text Society), 11-12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The N-Town Cycle is one of the four extant Middle English cycles of mystery plays. A collection of unknown origin, it is composite and in many ways unique. Its 41 plays, dramatizing divine history  Read more...

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N-Town plays.
N-town play.
Oxford ; New York : Published for the Early English Text Society by the Oxford University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)797908238
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Spector
ISBN: 0197224113 9780197224113 0197224121 9780197224120
OCLC Number: 26810678
Description: 2 volumes ; 23 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Introduction and text. The proclamation --
The creation of heaven; the fall of Lucifer --
The creation of the world; the fall of man --
Cain and Abel --
Noah --
Abraham and Isaac --
Moses --
Jesse root --
Joachim and Anna --
The presentation of Mary in the temple --
The marriage of Mary and Joseph --
The parliament of heaven; the Salutation and Conception --
Joseph's doubt --
The visit to Elizabeth --
The trial of Mary and Joseph --
The Nativity --
The shepherds --
The Magi --
The Purification --
The slaughter of the innocents; the death of Herod --
Christ and the doctors --
The Baptism --
The parliament of hell; the temptation --
The woman taken in adultery --
The raising of Lazarus --
Prologues of Satan and John the Baptist; the conspiracy; the entry into Jerusalem --
The Last Supper; the conspiracy with Judas --
The betrayal --
The procession of saints --
Herod; the trial before Annas and Cayphas --
The death of Judas; the trials before Pilate and Herod --
Satan and Pilate's wife; the second trial before Pilate --
The procession to Calvary; the Crucifixion --
The harrowing of hell (part I) --
The burial; the guarding of the sepulchre --
The harrowing of hell (part II); Christ's appearance to Mary; Pilate and the soldiers --
The announcement to the three Marys; Peter and John at the sepulchre --
The appearance to Mary Magdalene --
Cleophas and Luke; the appearance to Thomas --
The Ascension; the selection of Matthias --
Pentecost --
The Assumption of Mary --
Judgement Day. v. 2. Commentary, appendices, and glossary.
Series Title: SS (Early English Text Society), 11-12.
Other Titles: N-Town plays.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Spector.
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