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Tables of Contents for The Medieval European Stage 500-1550
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
List of documents
ix
 
General editor's preface
xxxv
 
Editor's preface
xxxvii
 
Acknowledgments
xxxix
 
Historical Table
xli
 
Glossary of technical and specialised terms
l
 
Note on the treatment of texts
lxi
 
General Introduction
1
18
William Tydeman
The inheritance
Nick Davis
Introduction
19
34
Continuities
24
10
Memories and reflections
34
4
Reinventions, new starts, shifts of attitude
38
15
Latin liturgical drama
Peter Meredith
Abbreviations
53
2
Introduction
55
82
Symbolic drama
58
2
The ceremonies of Holy Week
60
21
The ceremonies of Easter Week
81
18
The ceremonies of the Christmas season
99
14
The Church's view of theatrical activity
113
5
Other calendar ceremonies
118
13
The plays
131
6
Extra-liturgical Latin and early vernacular drama
Lynette R. Muir
Abbreviations
137
2
Introduction
139
66
Play-texts and stage action in the religious drama
142
23
Performance references and records
165
17
Biblical plays from Byzantium and the Orthodox East
182
4
The Feast of Corpus Christi and the plays
186
8
Secular theatre
194
11
England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales
William Tydeman
Abbreviations
205
2
Introduction
207
72
Communal religious theatre
210
49
Reactions and responses
259
6
Secular theatre
265
14
France
Lynette R. Muir
Abbreviations
279
2
Introduction
281
72
The theatre of the mysteres
284
45
Farces, sotties and moralities
329
10
Processional and street theatre
339
6
Drama in the bilingual cities: Metz
345
8
The German-speaking Area
John E. Tailby
Introduction and abbreviations
353
70
Religious drama
355
48
Secular drama
403
20
Italy
Michael J. Anderson
Introduction
423
62
Medieval traditions
427
23
Theatre spectacles in Florence
450
17
Renaissance innovations
467
18
The Low Countries
Elsa Strietman
Lynette R. Muir
Abbreviations
485
2
Introduction
487
70
Organising and performing groups
492
13
Play contests and landjuwelen
505
8
Play-texts and tableaux
513
9
Plays for political and religious occasions
522
35
The Iberian Peninsula (including Majorca)
Louise M. Haywood
Abbreviations
557
2
Introduction
559
56
Theatre and the Church
562
16
Court theatre and pageantry
578
13
Theatre and performance
591
24
Traditions of the people: customs and folk drama
Thomas Pettitt
Leif Sondergaard
Introduction and abbreviations
615
52
Pre-Christian origins?
618
3
Seasonal customs
621
35
Occasional customs
656
11
Bibliography
667
22
Index
689