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Author Davidson, Clifford.

Title Festivals and plays in late medieval Britain / Clifford Davidson
Published Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 203 pages) : illustrations
Contents 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 two genres of festival drama -- Suffering and the York plays -- The vernacular plays for Good Friday and Easter from MS. E Museo 160
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-196) and index
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Subject Christianity and literature -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Cycles (Literature)
English drama -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.
Festivals -- England -- History -- To 1500
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- To 1500
Mysteries and miracle-plays, English -- England -- History and criticism
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- To 1500.
Theater -- Political aspects -- England -- History -- To 1500
Christianity and literature.
Cycles (Literature)
English drama.
Literature and society.
Mysteries and miracle-plays, English.
Politics and literature.
Theater -- Political aspects.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1351936611