Medieval drama, always a popular area of study, has enjoyed a surge of interest in recent years. This new Routledge Major Work now makes available for the first time both the canonical and the best cutting-edge scholarship in the field. Organized generically, geographically and chronologically, the collection brings together wide-ranging historical work along with significant critical formulations that explore newer approaches and issues.
With a new introduction by the editor, a leading scholar in the field, to guide users through the volumes, Medieval Drama provides student and researcher alike with all the key writings on medieval drama in one convenient, unique reference resource.
Volume 1: Medieval Latin Drama in Europe: Classic and Contemporary Formulations A. Situating Liturgical and Vernacular Latin Drama Historically and Culturally B. Critical Paths for Understanding Latin Drama Volume 2: English Cycle Plays: Studies Past and Present A. Situating Cycle Plays Historically and Culturally B. Critical Paths for Understanding Cycle Plays Volume 3: English Non-Cycle Plays: History and Criticism A. Situating Non-Cycle Plays Historically and Culturally B. Critical Paths for Understanding Non-Cycle Plays Volume 4: Other Vernacular European Drama – A Cultural and Critical Miscellany A. Situating Vernacular European Drama Culturally B. Critical Paths for Understanding Vernacular European Drama