Drama, play, and game : English festive culture in the medieval and early modern period (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Drama, play, and game : English festive culture in the medieval and early modern period

Author: Lawrence M Clopper
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text demonstrates that the theatrum repudiated by medieval clerics was not "theatre" as we understand the term today. The author contends that critics have misrepresented Western stage history  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence M Clopper
ISBN: 0226110303 9780226110301
OCLC Number: 45243144
Description: xi, 343 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Theatrum and the rhetoric of abuse in the Middle Ages --
Miracula, ludi inhonesti, "Somergames," and the Tretise of Miraclis Pleyinge --
Communitas: the ludi of monasteries and cathedrals, towns and parishes --
Civitas: drama and the city --
Texts and performances --
Matter of these plays --
Variety in the dramas of East Anglia --
Persistence of "Medieval Drama" in the Tudor and Elizabethan periods --
Appendix I. References to miracula, miracles, and steracles in Medieval and Early Modern England --
Appendix II. Communitas: The Play of Saints in late Medieval and Tudor England.
Other Titles: English festive culture in the medieval and early modern period
Responsibility: Lawrence M. Clopper.
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