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Product Description: Ranging over all the dramatic genres in the Shakespearean canon, this book focuses on plays where medieval drama most clearly illuminates Shakespeare's treatment of political power and social privilege.Originally published in 1989...read more

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9780691636856 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $104.95 | About this edition: Ranging over all the dramatic genres in the Shakespearean canon, this book focuses on plays where medieval drama most clearly illuminates Shakespeare's treatment of political power and social privilege.
9780691067650 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 1, 1989, cover price $42.50 | About this edition: Ranging over all the dramatic genres in the Shakespearean canon, this book focuses on plays where medieval drama most clearly illuminates Shakespeare's treatment of political power and social privilege.

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9780691608389 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: Ranging over all the dramatic genres in the Shakespearean canon, this book focuses on plays where medieval drama most clearly illuminates Shakespeare's treatment of political power and social privilege.

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Product Description: Martin Stevens examines the four extant complete cycles of Middle English mystery plays in light of the most recent research on the manuscripts, sources, and records relating to the medieval drama. The first comprehensive treatment of all four of the cycles, the book emphasizes the study of the surviving manuscripts as texts distinct from their performance history...read more

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9780691637860 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $132.50 | About this edition: Martin Stevens examines the four extant complete cycles of Middle English mystery plays in light of the most recent research on the manuscripts, sources, and records relating to the medieval drama.
9780691067148 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 1, 1987, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Martin Stevens examines the four extant complete cycles of Middle English mystery plays in light of the most recent research on the manuscripts, sources, and records relating to the medieval drama.

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9780691609614 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $53.00 | About this edition: Martin Stevens examines the four extant complete cycles of Middle English mystery plays in light of the most recent research on the manuscripts, sources, and records relating to the medieval drama.

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Product Description: A literary reading informed by the recent temporal turn in Queer Theory, this book analyzes medieval Biblical drama for themes representing modes of power such as the body, politics, and law. Revitalizing the discussions on medieval drama, Sturges asserts that these dramas were often intended not to teach morality but to resist Christian authority...read more

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9780230115781 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 6, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: A literary reading informed by the recent temporal turn in Queer Theory, this book analyzes medieval Biblical drama for themes representing modes of power such as the body, politics, and law.

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
By Kevin J. Harty (editor)

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9780815304975 | Routledge, January 1, 1993, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: First published in 1993.

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9781138868946 | Routledge, November 5, 2015, cover price $49.95

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Product Description: Luigi Russolo (1885–1947)—painter, composer, builder of musical instruments, and first-hour member of the Italian Futurist movement—was a crucial figure in the evolution of twentieth-century aesthetics. As creator of the first systematic poetics of noise and inventor of what has been considered the first mechanical sound synthesizer, Russolo looms large in the development of twentieth-century music...read more

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9780520270633 | Univ of California Pr, March 31, 2012, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Luigi Russolo (1885–1947)―painter, composer, builder of musical instruments, and first-hour member of the Italian Futurist movement―was a crucial figure in the evolution of twentieth-century aesthetics.
9780226571737, titled "The Medieval English Stage: Corpus Christi Pageants and Plays" | Univ of Chicago Pr, July 1, 1974, cover price $21.00 | also contains The Medieval English Stage: Corpus Christi Pageants and Plays | About this edition: Nelson challenges all the most cherished hypotheses about medieval staging in this book.

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9780520270640 | Univ of California Pr, March 31, 2012, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Luigi Russolo (1885–1947)—painter, composer, builder of musical instruments, and first-hour member of the Italian Futurist movement—was a crucial figure in the evolution of twentieth-century aesthetics.

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Product Description: Over the course of more than two hundred and fifty years, from the fourteenth century until well after the Reformation had become established, biblical plays were performed by groups of lay people across England. From the great public performances at York and Chester, to the private collection of the Towneley MS, the plays were an index of the spiritual and social concerns of a sizeable section of urban English people...read more

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9781846821530 | Four Courts Pr Ltd, April 17, 2009, cover price $74.50 | About this edition: Over the course of more than two hundred and fifty years, from the fourteenth century until well after the Reformation had become established, biblical plays were performed by groups of lay people across England.

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Product Description: Street Scenes offers a theory of late medieval acting and performance through a fresh and original reading of the Tretise of Miraclis Pleyinge. The performance theory perspective employed here, along with the examination of actor/character dialectics, paves the way to understanding both religious theatre and the complexity of late medieval theatricalities...read more

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9780230606654 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 15, 2011, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Street Scenes offers a theory of late medieval acting and performance through a fresh and original reading of the Tretise of Miraclis Pleyinge.

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Product Description: Bringing together memory theory, medieval cognition of images, and the English Corpus Christ drama in an innovative way, this study argues that the relationship of frames or backgrounds to the image has been misunderstood in the study of drama.

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9780230603219 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 22, 2008, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Bringing together memory theory, medieval cognition of images, and the English Corpus Christ drama in an innovative way, this study argues that the relationship of frames or backgrounds to the image has been misunderstood in the study of drama.

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Product Description: The mystery plays of medieval England have traditionally been analysed in ways which centre on the texts and their religious significance. Hans-Jurgen Diller's major study, first published in German, seeks to recover their dramatic potential by focusing on the function of language in conventional modes of speech, prayer, address and dialogue...read more

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9780521320627 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 1992, cover price $144.99

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9780521023115 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 30, 2005, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: The mystery plays of medieval England have traditionally been analysed in ways which centre on the texts and their religious significance.

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By John A. Alford (editor)

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9780870133794 | Michigan State Univ Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $37.00

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9780870137730 | Michigan State Univ Pr, September 30, 2005, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: The study of saints in medieval biblical drama has often been neglected in favour of the study of sinners ? the villains and the rogues. In Saints and the Audience in Middle English Biblical Drama, Chester N. Scoville takes a different tack, examining the language and rhetoric of saintly characters in Middle English biblical plays...read more

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9780802089441 | Univ of Toronto Pr, December 3, 2004, cover price $63.00 | About this edition: The study of saints in medieval biblical drama has often been neglected in favour of the study of sinners ?

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Product Description: "Liam Purdon uses philosophical, historical, and poetical sources brilliantly to place the Wakefield Master in the right literary pantheon--the ranks of English dramatical geniuses leading up to Marlowe and Shakespeare."--James J...read more

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9780813026039 | Univ Pr of Florida, May 1, 2003, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: "Liam Purdon uses philosophical, historical, and poetical sources brilliantly to place the Wakefield Master in the right literary pantheon--the ranks of English dramatical geniuses leading up to Marlowe and Shakespeare.

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Product Description: A consciousness of the past has been an essential determinant of community in the city of Chester, England. This awareness and fascination has been bolstered by a strong civic tradition of drama. In particular, the city's Whitsun Plays have been a vehicle for communicating the myth of the city's medieval heritage, helping to reinforce the sense of history that is part of Chester's identity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780802040961 | Univ of Toronto Pr, December 1, 1998, cover price $43.95 | About this edition: A consciousness of the past has been an essential determinant of community in the city of Chester, England.

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Product Description: Provides a cultural and historical context for medieval popular drama.In Drama and Resistance, Claire Sponsler explores the intertwined histories of bodily subjectivity, commodity culture, and theatricality in late medieval England...read more

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9780816629268 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, May 1, 1997, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Provides a cultural and historical context for medieval popular drama.

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9780816629275 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, May 1, 1997, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Provides a cultural and historical context for medieval popular drama.

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Product Description: Although the medieval church encouraged women to emulate the Virgin Mary, images of Mary in late medieval religious drama make such emulation problematic. This study examines two seemingly contradictory depictions of Mary found in English cycle dramas and French Passion plays, and demonstrates how both can restrict women...read more

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9780820426334 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, July 1, 1995, cover price $62.95 | About this edition: Although the medieval church encouraged women to emulate the Virgin Mary, images of Mary in late medieval religious drama make such emulation problematic.

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Product Description: The drama of the English Middle Ages is perennially popular with students and theatre audiences alike, and this is an updated edition of a book which has established itself as a standard guide to the field. The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Theatre, second edition continues to provide an authoritative introduction and an up-to-date, illustrated guide to the mystery cycles, morality drama and saints' plays which flourished from the late fourteenth to the mid-sixteenth centuries...read more
By Richard Beadle (editor)

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9780521864008 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 31, 2008), cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The drama of the English Middle Ages is perennially popular with students and theatre audiences alike, and this is an updated edition of a book which has established itself as a standard guide to the field.
9780521366700 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $67.99 | About this edition: The mystery plays and other drama of the English Middle Ages are perennially popular with students and theater audiences alike.

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9780521682541 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, July 31, 2008), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: The drama of the English Middle Ages is perennially popular with students and theatre audiences alike, and this is an updated edition of a book which has established itself as a standard guide to the field.
9780521459167 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $32.99

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By Clifford Davidson (editor)

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9781879288317 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, June 1, 1993, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Book by

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9781580441711 | Revised edition (Western Michigan Univ Medieval, December 31, 2011), cover price $24.95
9781879288324 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, June 1, 1993, cover price $15.00

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By J. W. Robinson (editor)

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9780918720382 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, June 1, 1991, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: Before he suddenly passed away, John W.

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9780918720399 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, June 1, 1991, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Book by

Product Description: Medieval Drama is a textbook, designed to be used by A level and undergraduate students of theatre and drama. It is divided into two major areas, mystery cycles and morality plays, and it examines the plays from a performance perspective...read more

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9780312046125 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 1, 1991, cover price $49.95 | also contains Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia | About this edition: Medieval Drama is a textbook, designed to be used by A level and undergraduate students of theatre and drama.

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Product Description: This book studies the doctrine dramatized in the Towneley Corpus Christi cycle and the interrelationship with Lollardy -- the anticlerical, antisacramental movement that grew out of John Wyclif's teachings.

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9780838633687 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, March 1, 1991, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: This book studies the doctrine dramatized in the Towneley Corpus Christi cycle and the interrelationship with Lollardy -- the anticlerical, antisacramental movement that grew out of John Wyclif's teachings.

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Product Description: This study examines the cycle dramatists' use of comedy as a «noble gyn», a clever artifice used to bring their audiences, unawares, to a state of greater spiritual understanding and acceptance. Through their emotional involvement with the comic action of the mystery cycles, the spectators are lured to participate in often vigorous struggles with the difficult issues of faith: divine authority, the limits of humanity, divine incarnation, the meaning of Christ's suffering...read more

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9780820407142 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 1, 1989, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: This study examines the cycle dramatists' use of comedy as a «noble gyn», a clever artifice used to bring their audiences, unawares, to a state of greater spiritual understanding and acceptance.

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