Recycling the Cycle: The City of Chester and Its Whitsun Plays / Edition 74

Recycling the Cycle: The City of Chester and Its Whitsun Plays / Edition 74

by David Mills
     
 

David Mills has produced a detailed study of the city of Chester Whitsun Plays in their local, physical, social, political, cultural, and religious context.

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David Mills has produced a detailed study of the city of Chester Whitsun Plays in their local, physical, social, political, cultural, and religious context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802040961
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
07/25/1998
Series:
Studies in Early English Drama Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Play Manuscripts
1Approaches to Early Drama3
2Time and Space in Tudor Chester20
3Writing the Record39
4A Spectrum of Ceremonial and Entertainment57
5The Midsummer Celebrations79
6Religious Feasts and Festivals101
7Professionalism, Commercialism, and Self-Advertisement125
8The Past in the Present: The Text of the Whitsun Plays153
9Manuscripts, Scribes, and Owners179
10Medievalism and Revival199
Postscript220
Notes227
Bibliography253
Index273

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