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The York Nativity play : the traditional Christmas play

Author: Tony Gray
Publisher: Chicago : Dramatic Pub. Co., ©1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This 'new' play is about 700 years old. It was first written down about 1340 A.D. when it was part of The York Cycle of Mystery plays. Thereafter it was performed every year for 300 years. Oddly whenever this version has been presented in modern times it has also tended to become an annual community event. Seldom is it possible to offer a play of such extraordinary quality"--Cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Gray
OCLC Number: 18466142
Description: 62 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Other Titles: York plays.
Responsibility: from the York cycle of Mystery plays performed from about 1300 to 1580 ; adapted by Tony Gray.

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"This 'new' play is about 700 years old. It was first written down about 1340 A.D. when it was part of The York Cycle of Mystery plays. Thereafter it was performed every year for 300 years. Oddly whenever this version has been presented in modern times it has also tended to become an annual community event. Seldom is it possible to offer a play of such extraordinary quality"--Cover.

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