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Published by Hackett in Indianapolis .
Written in English


  • English drama,
  • Christian drama, English (Middle),
  • Mysteries and miracle-plays, English,
  • Medieval Drama

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[compiled by] David Bevington
LC ClassificationsPR1260 .M4 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25276626M
ISBN 109781603848381
LC Control Number2012013494

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Medieval and Tudor Drama remains the indispensable chronicle of a dramatic heritage – the classical plays of Hrotsvitha, folk and ritual drama, the passion play, the great mortality play Everyman, the Interlude, Tudor comedies Ralph Roister Doister and Gammer Gurton's Needle, and the most famous of Tudor tragedies, Gorboduc.4/5(5). About the author () David Bevington is Professor Emeritus at the University of Chicago. His recent publications include "Shakespeare: The Seven Ages of Human Experience" (second edition, ) and "Shakespeare: Script, Stage, Screen" (with Anne Marie Welsh and Michael L. Greenwald, ).5/5(1).   Medieval Drama: An Anthology is an indispensable guide to the breadth and depth of dramatic activity in medieval Britain%().   The Book of the Maidservant by Rebecca Barnhouse “Johanna is a serving girl to Dame Margery Kempe, a renowned medieval holy woman. Dame Margery feels the suffering the Virgin Mary felt for her son, but cares little for the misery she sees every : Kristen Mcquinn.

  Hackett Publishing, - Drama - pages 1 Review This reprint (with updated 'Suggestions for Further Reading') of the Houghton Mifflin edition makes David Bevington's classic anthology of medieval drama available again at an affordable price.5/5(1). Annotation 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. The book makes special reference to those texts contained within selections of plays which can be readily obtained by students, including A.C. Greek Drama. The Western dramatic tradition has its origins in ancient Greece. The precise evolution of its main divisions—tragedy, comedy, and satire—is not definitely known. According to Aristotle, Greek drama, or, more explicitly, Greek tragedy, originated in the dithyramb. Book Description. Medieval drama, always a popular area of study, has enjoyed a surge of interest in recent years. This new Routledge Major Work now makes available for the first time both the canonical and the best cutting-edge scholarship in the field.