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Medieval drama : an anthology

Author: Greg Walker
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2000.
Series: Blackwell anthologies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This anthology of drama in English contains plays from the late 14th century to the onset of the Renaissance. It brings together selections from all the major dramatic genres to provide readers with  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Walker
ISBN: 0631217266 9780631217268 0631217274 9780631217275
OCLC Number: 235971000
Description: xiv, 630 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Religious narrative : the biblical plays. York, The ordo paginarum --
York : The Barkers/Tanners, The fall of the angels --
Chester : The Tanners, The fall of Lucifer --
York : The Coopers, The fall of man --
Chester : The Drapers, Adam and Eve --
York : The Pewterers and Founders, Joseph's trouble about Mary --
York : The Tilethatchers, The Nativity --
Towneley, The second shepherd's play --
Chester : The Paynters and Glaziers, The shepherds --
York : The Skinners, The entry into Jerusalem --
York : The Cutlers, The conspiracy --
York : The Bowers and Fletchers, Christ before Annas and Caiaphas --
York : The Tapiters and Couchers, Christ before Pilate I : The dream of Pilate's wife --
York : The Litsters, Christ before Herod --
York : The Tilemakers, Christ before Pilate II : The judgement --
York : The Pinners, The Crucifixion --
York : The Saddlers, The harrowing of hell --
York : The Carpenters, The Resurrection --
York : The Mercers, The Last Judgement --
The Mercers' Indenture (1433) --
The last judgement --
N-Town, The Mary play --
The tretise of Miraclis Pleyinge (extracts) --
Chester, the post-Reformation banns --
Matthew Hutton's letter to the mayor and council of York (1567). Religion and conscience : the moral plays. Croxton, The play of the sacrament --
Wisdom --
Mankind --
Everyman. Politics and morality : the interludes. Fulgens and Lucres / Henry Medwall --
Magnyfycence / John Skelton --
The enterlude of godly Queene Hester --
The four PP / John Heywood --
The play of the weather / John Heywood --
Johan Baptystes preachynge / John Bale --
The three laws / John Bale --
Ane satyre of the Thrie Estaitis --
The description of the 1540 interlude --
Ane satyre of the thrie estaitis (the 1552-4 text) / Sir David Lindsay.
Series Title: Blackwell anthologies.
Responsibility: edited by Greg Walker.


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"Walker offers a thoroughly researched and well-chosen selection of key primary texts and some unusual plays. He also provides short but comprehensive introductions that will be easily accessible to Read more...

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