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The Wakefield mystery plays.

Author: Martial Rose
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1962 [©1961]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed. in the U.S.A.]View all editions and formats
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The complete texts in modern English, of the 32 medieval mystery plays performed by the people of Wakefield, but banned by Queen Elizabeth because they were Catholic.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Towneley plays.
Wakefield mystery plays.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1962 [©1961]
(OCoLC)586101641
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martial Rose
OCLC Number: 1387308
Description: 552 pages 22 cm
Contents: The creation --
The killing of Abel --
Noah --
Abraham --
Isaac --
Jacob --
Pharaoh --
The procession of the prophets --
Casear Augustus. The annunciation --
The salutation of Elizabeth --
The first shepherds' play --
The second shepherds' play --
The offering of the Magi --
The flight into Egypt --
Herod the Great --
The purification of Mary --
The play of the doctors. John the Baptist --
Lazarus --
The conspiracy --
The buffeting --
The scourging --
The hanging of Judas --
The crucifixion. The talents --
The deliverance of souls --
The resurrection --
The pilgrims --
Thomas of India --
The ascension of the Lord --
The Judgment.
Other Titles: Towneley plays.
Responsibility: Edited by Martial Rose.

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The complete texts in modern English, of the 32 medieval mystery plays performed by the people of Wakefield, but banned by Queen Elizabeth because they were Catholic.

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