The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Theatre / Edition 2

The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Theatre / Edition 2

by Richard Beadle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521682541

ISBN-13: 9780521682541

Pub. Date: 06/28/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Mystery plays and other drama of the English Middle Ages are perennially popular with students and theater audiences alike. This text introduces readers to famous mystery cycles such as those of Chester and York, as well as great morality plays such as Everyman.  See more details below

Overview

Mystery plays and other drama of the English Middle Ages are perennially popular with students and theater audiences alike. This text introduces readers to famous mystery cycles such as those of Chester and York, as well as great morality plays such as Everyman.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521682541
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chronological table; 1. An introduction to medieval English theatre Alexandra F. Johnston; 2. The theatricality of medieval English plays Meg Twycross; 3. The cultural work of early drama Greg Walker; 4. The York Corpus Christi play Richard Beadle; 5. The Chester cycle David Mills; 6. The Towneley pageants Peter Meredith; 7. The N-Town plays Alan J. Fletcher; 8. The non-cycle plays and the East Anglian tradition John C. Coldewey; 9. Morality plays Pamela M. King; 10. Saints and miracles Darryll Grantley; 11. Modern productions of medieval English drama John McKinnell; 12. A guide to criticism of medieval English theatre Peter Happé; Select bibliography.

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