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Acting medieval plays

Peter Meredith

Acting medieval plays

by Peter Meredith

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Published by Honywood Press Lincoln Cathedral Library in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery and miracle-plays, English.,
  • English drama -- To 1500.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p55-56.

    StatementPeter Meredith, William Tydeman, Keith Ramsay.
    ContributionsTydeman, William., Ramsay, Keith, 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR643.M5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21922368M
    ISBN 100950508357

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Medieval theatre encompasses theatrical performance in the period between the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century and the beginning of the Renaissance in approximately the 15th century. Medieval theatre covers all drama produced in Europe over that thousand-year period and refers to a variety of genres, including liturgical drama, mystery plays, morality plays, farces and.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Mysteries and miracle-plays, English. English drama -- To English drama. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.

Medieval drama grew out of the religious tradition of the liturgy, beginning about the 11th century. Topics and themes came from the Old Testament (Noah and the flood, Jonah and the whale, Daniel in the lion's den) and others were stories about the birth and death of Christ.

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