The Towneley Plays

The Towneley Plays

by Martin Stevens
     
 


This new edition of The Towneley Plays (c. 1500) replaces the edition by George England and Alfred W. Pollard published nearly one hundred years ago by the Early English Text Society. Apart from the corrections of errors in the transcription of the text, the new edition offers a comprehensive introduction, body of notes, and glossary. It also presents the…  See more details below

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This new edition of The Towneley Plays (c. 1500) replaces the edition by George England and Alfred W. Pollard published nearly one hundred years ago by the Early English Text Society. Apart from the corrections of errors in the transcription of the text, the new edition offers a comprehensive introduction, body of notes, and glossary. It also presents the text in a new format, based on an examination of the manuscript, by expanding stanzas attributed to the so-called "Wakefield Master" from nine lines (with some internal rhyme) to thirteen lines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780197224151
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/02/1995
Series:
Early English Text Society Supplementary Series
Pages:
794
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.88(h) x 2.79(d)

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