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The Resource York mystery plays : a selection in modern spelling, edited by Richard Beadle, Pamela M. King

York mystery plays : a selection in modern spelling, edited by Richard Beadle, Pamela M. King

Label
York mystery plays : a selection in modern spelling
Title
York mystery plays
Title remainder
a selection in modern spelling
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard Beadle, Pamela M. King
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume is the only paperback to offer the main body of the plays which make up York's famous Corpus Christi cycle. The selection here emphasises the scope of the oldest and best-preserved of the English Mystery cycles, and the modern spelling, detailed notes, and general introduction make the volume particularly useful for both readers and actors
Biographical or historical data
Richard Beadle is University Lecturer in English and Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge. Pamela King is Head of the Department of English at St Martins College, Lancaster.
Dewey number
822.0516
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
dramas
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beadle, Richard
  • King, Pamela M
Series statement
Oxford world's classics
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  • Christian drama, English (Middle)
  • Corpus Christi Festival
  • English drama
  • Mysteries and miracle-plays, English
  • Mysteries and miracle-plays, English
  • English drama
  • Literature
Target audience
general
Label
York mystery plays : a selection in modern spelling, edited by Richard Beadle, Pamela M. King
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
The Barkers - The Fall of Angels -- The Coopers - The Fall of Man -- The Shipwrights - The Building of the Ark -- The Fishers and Mariners - The Flood -- The Hosiers - Moses and Pharaoh -- The Pewterers and Founders - Joseph's Trouble about Mary -- The Tilethatchers - The Nativity -- The Masons-- The Goldsmiths - Herod and The Magi -- The Marshals - The Flight into Egypt -- The Girdlers and Nailers - The Slaughter of the Innocents -- The Smiths - The Temptation -- The Skinners - The Entry into Jerusalem -- The Cutlers - The Conspiricy -- The Bowers and Fletchers - Christ before Annas and Caiaphas -- The Tapiters and Couchers - Christ before Pilate -- The Litsters - Christ before Herod -- The Tilemakers - Christ before Pilate (2) -- The Pinners - The Crucifixion -- The Butchers - The Death of Christ -- The Saddlers - The Harrowing of Hell -- The Carpenters - The Resurrection -- The Mercers - The Last Judgement
Control code
9780199552535
Dimensions
20x13x2 cm.
Extent
320 p.
Isbn
9780199552535
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
York mystery plays : a selection in modern spelling, edited by Richard Beadle, Pamela M. King
Publication
Contents
The Barkers - The Fall of Angels -- The Coopers - The Fall of Man -- The Shipwrights - The Building of the Ark -- The Fishers and Mariners - The Flood -- The Hosiers - Moses and Pharaoh -- The Pewterers and Founders - Joseph's Trouble about Mary -- The Tilethatchers - The Nativity -- The Masons-- The Goldsmiths - Herod and The Magi -- The Marshals - The Flight into Egypt -- The Girdlers and Nailers - The Slaughter of the Innocents -- The Smiths - The Temptation -- The Skinners - The Entry into Jerusalem -- The Cutlers - The Conspiricy -- The Bowers and Fletchers - Christ before Annas and Caiaphas -- The Tapiters and Couchers - Christ before Pilate -- The Litsters - Christ before Herod -- The Tilemakers - Christ before Pilate (2) -- The Pinners - The Crucifixion -- The Butchers - The Death of Christ -- The Saddlers - The Harrowing of Hell -- The Carpenters - The Resurrection -- The Mercers - The Last Judgement
Control code
9780199552535
Dimensions
20x13x2 cm.
Extent
320 p.
Isbn
9780199552535
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print

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