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From the Publisher"Walker offers a thoroughly researched and well-chosen selection ofkey primary texts and some unusual plays. He also provides shortbut comprehensive introductions that will be easily accessible tobeginning students." Choice
"A marvellous collection of dramatic texts from the latefourteenth century to the beginnings of the Renaissance in theBritish Isles.
In this remarkably comprehensive collection we have the entiretexts of the key plays of the period, including some less usualworks.
A few period illustrations, maps and a street plan help set thescene. The whole exemplary apparatus is worn lightly, all helpingto encourage reading and acting. Glossaries of terms and notes situnobtrusively at the foot of the page, immediately available tohelp the reader.
He [Walker] specifically arranges his anthology to allow, andencourage, the plays to speak for themselves: wide-rangingselection, concise informative introduction to each work, notes andglossaries.
In a single volume a whole range of rich literature is madeaccessible to the modern reader in what must be just about the starvolume in an anyway excellent series. This book will be essentialin any undergraduate or senior school collection of Englishliterature, or of drama, and will enhance may other collectionsbesides". Reference Reviews