The Mary Play from the N. Town Manuscript

Meredith, Peter (editor )
Publication Date 1997
Publisher University of Exeter Press,
Binding Paperback
Condition Near fine copy.
SKU 2054
Notes Very neat, clean copy.

Description

Paperback. 185pp. A late medieval play based on the parents and early life of the Virgin Mary and is related to ecclesiastical painting and carving in the Norfolk area including that of the Marion shrine of Walsingham. Edited to be free of pageant material providing the original medieval text as near as possible. Detailed editorial material includes analysis of the manuscript, the sources, language, place, staging, and the intellectual and theatrical context. Complete a glossary of Middle English, as well as Latin using stage directions.
Price: £6.00
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