|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
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About the Author
Clifford Davidson is Professor of English and Medieval Studies Emeritus at Western Michigan University, USA. For many years he was a co-editor of Comparative Drama, and from 1976 to 2003 he directed the Early Drama, Art, and Music project in the Medieval Institute. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including History, Religion, and Violence: Cultural Contexts for Medieval and Renaissance English Drama (Ashgate, 2002).
Table of Contents
Contents: Preface; Part I The Landscape of Festival Drama; Playing and the ritual year; 'Corpus Christi Play' and the Feast of Corpus Christi; The York Corpus Christi Guild and drama; Play and spectacle at Pentecost. Part II Some Aspects of 2 genres of Festival Drama: Suffering and the York cycle plays; The vernacular plays for Good Friday and Easter from ms. e Museo 160; Select bibliography; Index.