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Shakespeare's Medieval Craft : Remnants of the Mysteries on the London Stage.

Author/Creator:
Schreyer, Kurt A.
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (277 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Sources.
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Mysteries and miracle-plays, English -- History and criticism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Kurt A. Schreyer explores the relationship between Shakespeare's plays and a tradition of late medieval English biblical drama known as mystery plays.
Contents:
SHAKESPEARE'S MEDIEVAL CRAFT
Contents
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Note on the Text
Abbreviations
Introduction
1. Toward a Renaissance Culture of Medieval Artifacts
2. The Chester Banns: A Sixteenth-Century Perspective on the Mysteries
3. Balaam to Bottom: A Sixteenth-Century Translation
4. "Then Is Doomsday Near": Hamlet, the Last Judgment, and the Place of Purgatory
5. "Here's a Knocking Indeed!" Macbeth and the Harrowing of Hell
Epilogue: Riding the Banns beyond Shakespeare
Notes
Bibliography
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Schreyer, Kurt A. Shakespeare's Medieval Craft
ISBN:
9780801455100
9780801452901
OCLC:
886472769