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Medieval English Theatre - (Medieval English Theatre) Book 39 (Paperback)

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Medieval English Theatre is the premier journal in early theatre studies. Its name belies its wide range of interest: it publishes articles on theatre and pageantry from across the British Isles up to the opening of the London playhouses and the suppression of the civic mystery cycles, and also includes contributions on European and Latin drama, together with analyses of modern survivals or equivalents, and of research productions of medieval plays.
This volume features essays on stagecraft, performance, and reception across a wide range of theatrical genres. Overlapping themes include a return to the York Corpus Christi Play, the practicalities of pageant waggon construction and maintenance, mechanical stage effects, international influences, East Anglian theatre and "folk" happenings, academic Latin drama, and private gentry festivities.

Contributors include Jamie Beckett, Phil Butterworth, Peter Happé, James McBain, Tom Pettitt, James Stokes, and Diana Wyatt.
Number of Pages: 160
Genre: Literary Criticism
Series Title: Medieval English Theatre
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Inc
Volume number: 39
Language: English
Street Date: June 15, 2018
TCIN: 53801404
UPC: 9781843844990
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-4217
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