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The Biblical Drama of Medieval Europe

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Lynette Muir's study presents a detailed survey and analysis of the surviving corpus of Biblical drama from all parts of medieval Christian Europe. It examines over five hundred plays from the tenth to the sixteenth centuries, in a wide-ranging discussion that makes available the full scope of this important part of theater history. Organized to provide a complete overview of major aspects of medieval Biblical theater, it includes valuable appendices that give information on the liturgical calendar, processions, the Mass and the Bible.

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A survey of biblical drama from the whole of medieval Christian Europe.

Synopsis:

A survey of biblical drama from the whole of medieval Christian Europe.

Synopsis:

This book presents a detailed survey and analysis of the surviving corpus of biblical drama from all parts of medieval Christian Europe, with an examination of over five hundred plays from the tenth to the sixteenth centuries.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Christian Europe and the play of God; Part I. The Theatrical Community: 1. Liturgical and feast-day drama; 2. Civic and community drama; 3. Performance and the community; Part II. The Theatrical Text: 4. Creation and fall; 5. The covenant and the kingdom; 6. Prophets and precursors of redemption; 7. The birth and childhood of Jesus; 8. The public life of Jesus; 9. The Passion and Resurrection; 10. Pentecost to judgement; Conclusion: survival and revival; Appendix. The liturgical context of the plays.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521412919
Author:
Muir, Lynette R.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Lynette R., Muir
Location:
Cambridge ;
Subject:
Religious & Liturgical
Subject:
Religious drama
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
European - General
Subject:
Drama, medieval
Subject:
Drama, Medieval -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Religious drama -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Religious drama--History and criticism Religi
Subject:
Drama -- History and criticism.
Series Volume:
no. 25-015
Publication Date:
19950631
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
7 half-tones 3 maps
Pages:
348
Dimensions:
9.32x6.18x.94 in. 1.30 lbs.

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