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Everyman (Dover Thrift Editions)

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ISBN13: 9780486287263
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Western drama, having all but disappeared during the Dark Ages, reemerged spontaneously in the liturgy and life of the medieval church. Vernacular miracle plays of England's Middle Ages were performed by lay people — many by trade guilds — unschooled in church Latin, but familiar with the biblical events upon which the dramas were based. Morality plays provided moral instruction, their principal characters vivid personifications of virtue and vice. The most durable of the morality plays has proven to be Everyman, whose central character, summoned by Death, must face final judgment on the strength of his good deeds. This venerable drama is reprinted here along with three other medieval classics: The Second Shepherds' Play, Noah's Flood, and Hickscorner.

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Most durable of medieval morality plays, in which the central character, summoned by death, must face final judgment on the strength of his good deeds. Reprinted here along with four other medieval classics: The Second Shepherd’s Play, Abraham and Isaac, Noah’s Flood and Hickscorner. All

Synopsis:

The most durable of medieval morality plays, along with 3 other classics: The Second Shepherds Play, Noahs Flood and Hickscorner. All from standard texts.

Synopsis:

Everyman is the most durable of medieval morality plays, in which the central character, summoned by death, must face final judgment on the strength of his good deeds. The work is reprinted here along with 3 other medieval classics: The Second Shepherd's Play, Noah's Flood, and Hickscorner. All from standard texts.

Table of Contents

Noah's flood — The second shepherds' play — Everyman — Hickscorner.

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AstraeaBeauty, May 25, 2008 (view all comments by AstraeaBeauty)
An interesting read. While there is nothing magnificent about the play ("Everyman") it is worth reading if only for the historical significance it represents. A typical morality play with a lieu of interesting characters whom dictate the power play between good and evil, the play acts as one great adventure with a host of moral side events. I would suggest picking up this play if you are at all interested in Theatre or Early Literature.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780486287263
Author:
Jennings, James
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Attributed to Grete Lainer
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Author:
Jennings, James
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Christian ethics
Subject:
British and irish
Subject:
English drama
Subject:
Moralities
Subject:
Mysteries and miracle-plays, English
Subject:
Moralities, English.
Subject:
Christian drama, English.
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Christian drama, English (Middle)
Subject:
English drama -- To 1500.
Subject:
Drama-Play Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
no. 10
Publication Date:
19951031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.19 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by , Most durable of medieval morality plays, in which the central character, summoned by death, must face final judgment on the strength of his good deeds. Reprinted here along with four other medieval classics: The Second Shepherd’s Play, Abraham and Isaac, Noah’s Flood and Hickscorner. All
"Synopsis" by ,
The most durable of medieval morality plays, along with 3 other classics: The Second Shepherds Play, Noahs Flood and Hickscorner. All from standard texts.

"Synopsis" by ,
Everyman is the most durable of medieval morality plays, in which the central character, summoned by death, must face final judgment on the strength of his good deeds. The work is reprinted here along with 3 other medieval classics: The Second Shepherd's Play, Noah's Flood, and Hickscorner. All from standard texts.
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