The York mystery plays : performance in the city /
edited by Margaret Rogerson.
Woodbridge : York Medieval, 2011.
xiv, 248 : ill. ; 24 cm.
1903153352 (hbk.) :, 9781903153352 (hbk.) :
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Woodbridge : York Medieval, 2011.
1903153352 (hbk.) :
9781903153352 (hbk.) :
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Main Description
The York Play of Corpus Christi, also known as the York Cycle, has been central to the study of early English theatre for over a century and a touchstone for the revival of medieval dramatic practice for over fifty years. But these two endeavours... have often found little common ground. This volume therefore accomplishes something very important. It brings together scholars of medieval English drama and places them in dialogue with experienced practtitioners from the community. Together, they share a common commitment to understanding how performances matter to the communities that produce them, and how plays intersect with other public activities. CAROL SYMES, Professor of History, University of Illinois at Urbana.
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Essays on the York Mystery Plays, uniting voices from the scholarly world with the York community that has assumed responsibility for their production today.

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