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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: In Shakespeare's Medieval Craft, Kurt A. Schreyer explores the relationship between Shakespeare’s plays and a tradition of late medieval English biblical drama known as mystery plays. Scholars of English theater have long debated Shakespeare’s connection to the mystery play tradition, but Schreyer provides new perspective on the subject by focusing on the Chester Banns, a sixteenth-century proclamation announcing the annual performance of that city’s cycle of mystery plays...read more

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9780801452901 | Cornell Univ Pr, August 26, 2014, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: In Shakespeare's Medieval Craft, Kurt A.

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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: 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 turn of the last millennium saw a sudden flourishing in the revival of the medieval mystery plays, with a number of different productions being staged across the country and further afield. But why were they staged? What features of the plays attracted the modern-day director? What can the mystery plays offer today's producers, directors, participants and audiences? This book seeks to answer these questions...read more

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9781843841289 | Ds Brewer, October 18, 2007, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The turn of the last millennium saw a sudden flourishing in the revival of the medieval mystery plays, with a number of different productions being staged across the country and further afield.

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Product Description: Offering a unique historical perspective to the study of medieval English drama, Heather Hill-Vásquez in Sacred Players argues that different treatments of audience and performance in the early drama indicate that the performance life of the drama may have continued well beyond its traditional placement in medieval history and into the Reformation and Renaissance eras...read more

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9780813214979 | Catholic Univ of Amer Pr, March 28, 2007, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: Offering a unique historical perspective to the study of medieval English drama, Heather Hill-Vásquez in Sacred Players argues that different treatments of audience and performance in the early drama indicate that the performance life of the drama may have continued well beyond its traditional placement in medieval history and into the Reformation and Renaissance eras.

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Product Description: The experience of powerful emotion has always been central to dramatic presentation and audience response. In this study, T. G. Bishop examines ways in which wonder has been used by playwrights as an integral part of theater in classical and medieval drama and explores wonder in Shakespeare's work through extended readings of The Comedy of Errors, Pericles and The Winter's Tale...read more

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9780521550864 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1995, cover price $149.99 | About this edition: The experience of powerful emotion has always been central to dramatic presentation and audience response.

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9780521034920 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 14, 2006, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: The experience of powerful emotion has always been central to dramatic presentation and audience response.

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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: This study examines the social, political and theological issues that were brought to the late medieval stage. Examining plays, urban pageant cycles and travelling `miracles' and morality plays, dating to the 14th and 15th centuries, Ruth Nisse explores how these translated contemporary issues and especially vernacular theology through performance...read more

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9780268036010 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, April 30, 2005, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This study examines the social, political and theological issues that were brought to the late medieval stage.

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9780268036027 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, January 15, 2005, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Defining Acts considers how the surviving English plays of the fifteenth century represent and transform competing late-medieval practices of interpretation.

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Product Description: First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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9780415972420 | Routledge, January 1, 2005, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: First published in 2005.

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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: A sinner-saint who embraced then renounced sexual and worldly pleasures; a woman who, through her attachment to Jesus, embodied both erotic and sacred power; a symbol of penance and an exemplar of contemplative and passionate devotion: perhaps no figure stood closer to the center of late medieval debates about the sources of spiritual authority and women's contribution to salvation history than did Mary Magdalene, and perhaps nowhere in later medieval England was cultural preoccupation with the Magdalene stronger than in fifteenth-century East Anglia...read more

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9780812238006 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, June 10, 2004, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: A sinner-saint who embraced then renounced sexual and worldly pleasures; a woman who, through her attachment to Jesus, embodied both erotic and sacred power; a symbol of penance and an exemplar of contemplative and passionate devotion: perhaps no figure stood closer to the center of late medieval debates about the sources of spiritual authority and women's contribution to salvation history than did Mary Magdalene, and perhaps nowhere in later medieval England was cultural preoccupation with the Magdalene stronger than in fifteenth-century East Anglia.

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Product Description: The tradition of direct address has little to do with the frequently touted notion of the "fluidity of the Renaissance stage": the point is not that stage characters can talk to the audience but that they actually do reach out to the playgoers and in so doing import aspects of the audience world to the stage...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780773522732 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The tradition of direct address has little to do with the frequently touted notion of the "fluidity of the Renaissance stage": the point is not that stage characters can talk to the audience but that they actually do reach out to the playgoers and in so doing import aspects of the audience world to the stage.

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Product Description: Richard Rastall's two books on music in early English religious drama complement each other. Heaven Singing provides an overview of the evidence for music in the plays, and defines the place, nature and cultural contexts of music in the drama; Minstrels Playing is a discussion of the evidence for every play in that repertory, and is therefore concerned with the place and nature of musical performance in each play individually...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780859915854 | Ds Brewer, December 1, 2001, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Richard Rastall's two books on music in early English religious drama complement each other.

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Product Description: One of the greatest medieval drama cycles in England was mounted annually at Coventry at Corpus Christi until suppressed in 1579, and is of particular importance because it was almost certainly seen by William Shakespeare when he was a boy in nearby Stratford-upon-Avon...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Clifford Davidson (editor) and Pamela M. King (editor)

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9781580440554 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, January 1, 2000, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: One of the greatest medieval drama cycles in England was mounted annually at Coventry at Corpus Christi until suppressed in 1579, and is of particular importance because it was almost certainly seen by William Shakespeare when he was a boy in nearby Stratford-upon-Avon.

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9781580440561 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, January 1, 2000, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A new edition of the Coventry plays, comprising the Shearmen and Taylors' and Weavers' plays, which were staged by the town guilds at Corpus Christi.

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Product Description: Where should there be music in an anonymous English religious play of the 15th or 16th century? What sort of music should it be and by what forces should it be performed? What clues are to be found in the pace of music in the wider intellectual and artistic life of the Middle Ages? In answering such questions, Rastall makes an important contribution towards understanding not only how music was used at the time of the play's production, but also how it should be used in a modern production (taking in on the way medieval cosmology, construction of the plays, and boy actors, among many other subjects)...read more

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9780859914284 | Univ of Rochester Pr, November 1, 1996, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Where should there be music in an anonymous English religious play of the 15th or 16th century?

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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

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