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Medieval Theatre in Context: An Introduction

1st Edition

Routledge

224 pages

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Description

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.

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PER000000
PERFORMING ARTS / General
PER011000
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General