The Non-Cycle Mystery Plays (Routledge Revivals): Together with 'The Croxton Play of the Sacrament' and 'The Pride of Life', 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Non-Cycle Mystery Plays (Routledge Revivals)

Together with 'The Croxton Play of the Sacrament' and 'The Pride of Life', 1st Edition

Edited by Osborn Waterhouse


112 pages

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Between the beginning of the tenth and the end of the sixteenth centuries, in all parts of Great Britain from Aberdeen to Cornwall, performances of liturgical and mystery plays are on record. This book, first published in 1909, is a collection of early-English religious plays with a detailed introduction written by the editor Osborn Waterhouse. The Non-Cycle Mystery Plays will be of interest to students of drama, performance and theatre studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. General 2. Liturgical Plays (Shrewsbury Fragments) 3. Non-Cycle Mystery Plays 4. Croxton Play of the Sacrament 5. The Pride of Life; Text; 1. Officium Pastorum (Shrewsbury Fragments) 2. Officium Resurrectionis (Shrewsbury Fragments) 3. Officium Peregrinorum (Shrewsbury Fragments) 4. Creation of Eve and the Fall (Norwich) 5. Noah’s Ship (Newcastle) 6. Abraham’s Sacrifice (Dublin) 7. Abraham’s Sacrifice (Brome) 8. The Play of the Sacrament (Croxton) 9. The Pride of Life; Index of Persons and Places; Glossary

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
DRAMA / General
DRAMA / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh