The Medieval Theatre In Context

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415067829
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 12/3/1992
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 0.47 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
Preface
1 The Passion of Jesus Christ 1
2 Christians versus pagans 10
3 From ritual to drama 23
4 The church as a theatre 36
5 The language of the people 47
6 The village and the court 58
7 The coming of Corpus Christi 71
8 An acute sense of sin 81
9 The structure of the cycles 93
10 Staging the cycles on scaffolds 106
11 Staging the cycles on wagons 125
12 Producing the cycles 141
13 The moral dimension 155
14 Moral interludes in action 168
15 News from the court 179
16 Mysteries' end 188
Notes on the individual chapters 196
Notes on the illustrations 201
Recommended background reading 203
Index 206
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