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Medieval Theatre in Context: An Introduction By John Harris

Medieval Theatre in Context: An Introduction
by John Wesley Harris

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This relates the development of medieval drama - both Christian and pagan - to the contemporary society and the Christian Church. It provides an overview of the opinions of modern scholars regarding the content, structure and staging of medieval plays, locating the drama within its social context.
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Medieval Theatre in Context: An Introduction by John Wesley Harris

Medieval Theatre in Context is the first systematic attempt to relate the development of medieval drama - both Christian and pagan - to contemporary society and the Christian church.

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Table of Contents


1. The Passion of Jesus Christ 2. Christians versus pagans 3. From ritual to drama 4. The church as a theatre 5. The language of the people 6. The village and the court 7. The coming of Corpus Christi 8. An acute sense of sin 9. The structure of the cycles 10. Staging the cycles on scaffolds 11. Staging the cycles on wagons 12. Producing the cycles 13. The moral dimension 14. Moral interludes in action 15. News from the court 16. Mysteries' end

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GOR003221032
Medieval Theatre in Context: An Introduction by John Wesley Harris
John Wesley Harris
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1992-12-03
224
0415067820
9780415067829
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