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Fifteenth-century English drama : the early moral plays and their literary relations / W.A. Davenport.


Cambridge, Cambridgeshire : D.S. Brewer ; [1982] .
ISBN 0847671208, 0859910911

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Other Title 15th century English drama
Subjects Didactic drama, English -- History and criticism.
Didactic drama, English.
Drama.
Engels.
Englisch.
English drama -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.
English drama.
Ethics in literature.
Geschichte (1400-1500)
Literatur.
Mittelenglisch.
Moralität (Literatur)
Moralität.
Moralités anglaises -- Histoire et critique.
Moralities, English -- History and criticism.
Moralities, English.
Théâtre anglais -- Avant 1500 -- Histoire et critique.
Toneelstukken.
Description 152 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
[1982]
©1982
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-147) and index.
Contents 1. Genres: Introduction -- Subject-matter, characters and form in the cycles and the moral plays -- Plays and other Middle English literature -- 2. Pride, death and tragedy: The pride of life -- Tragedy -- Everyman -- 3. Mankind and medieval comedy: Mankind -- Exemplum-books and exemplum-plays -- Medieval satire -- Comedy -- 4. Wisdom and the drama of ideas: Wisdom -- Closet-drama and debate -- Pageants, mummings and masques -- 5. The castle of perseverance and the long play: The castle of perseverance -- 'All human life is here!' -- Medley, panorama and chronicle -- 6. Scope and style: Lydgate and East Anglian drama.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8220714
(OCoLC)ocm08220714
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Davenport, W. A. 1935-
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