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The Digby play of Mary Magdalene

Author: Chester N Scoville
Publisher: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada : Broadview Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : A Broadview anthology of medieval drama editionView all editions and formats

Few medieval plays in English have attracted as much contemporary interest as the Digby Mary Magdalene, an early-fifteenth-century drama that, as Chester Scoville puts it, is ""probably the most  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographical drama
Mystery and miracle plays
Named Person: Mary Magdalene, Saint; Mary Magdalene, Saint.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chester N Scoville
ISBN: 1554814235 9781554814237
OCLC Number: 1011610900
Description: 113 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroductionThe Digby Play of Mary MagdaleneIn Context Source Material from the Douay-Rheims Bible from Mark 16from Luke 7from John 11from John 20from Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda Aurea(The Golden Legend )The ManuscriptFolio 95rFolio 116r
Other Titles: Mary Magdalen (Play)
Mary Magdalene
Digby plays.
Responsibility: contributing editor, Chester N. Scoville (University of Toronto).


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