The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Theatre / Edition 2

The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Theatre / Edition 2

by Richard Beadle
     
 

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
Sales rank:
1,442,530
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of contributors; Preface; List of abbreviations; System of reference, and list of editions of plays cited in the text; Chronological table; 1. An introduction to medieval English theatre William Tydeman; 2. The theatricality of medieval English plays Meg Twycross; 3. The York cycle Richard Beadle; 4. The Chester cycle David Mills; 5. The Towneley cycle Peter Meredith; 6. The N-Town plays Alan J. Fletcher; 7. The non-cycle plays and the East Anglian tradition John C. Coldewey; 8. The Cornish medieval drama Brian O. Murdoch; 9. Morality plays Pamela M. King; 10. Saints' plays Darryl Grantley; 11. Modern productions of medieval English plays John Marshall; 12. A guide to criticism of medieval English theatre Peter Happé; Select bibliography; Author index to the bibliography; General index.

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