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English religious drama of the Middle Ages. by Hardin Craig

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religious drama, English -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- Medieval -- History and criticism.,
  • Mysteries and miracle-plays, English -- History and criticism.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 421 p.
Number of Pages421
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17718472M

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English Religious Drama of the Middle Ages. By HARDIN CRAIG. Pp. viii+ Oxford: Clarendon Press, 42s. net. Probably the most important, and certainly the most refreshing aspect of this book is the way in which Professor Craig has kept his promise to deal with the. English Religious Drama of the Middle Ages. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, Reprint. Hardcover. Large octavo. pp. Dark blue cloth with gilt titling and rules to spine; index. A serious study of English religious drama in the medieval period. Contents: Chapter I, Origin of the Religious Drama. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Craig, Hardin, English religious drama of the Middle Ages. English religious drama of the Middle Ages. [Hardin Craig] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: # Religious drama, English--History and criticism\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

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The European dramatic tradition rests on a group of religious dramas that appeared between the tenth and twelfth centuries. These dramas, of interest in themselves, are also important for the light they shed on three historical and critical problems: the relation of drama to ritual, the nature of dramatic form, and the development of representational by: The long-held scholarly account of medieval drama asserts that the religious drama of the Middle Ages grew from the Church’s services, masses conducted in Latin before a crowd of peasants who undoubtedly did not understand what they were hearing. This idea certainly fits with the concept of church architecture in its cruciform shape to picture the cross, its stained glass windows to portray .   In fact Churches became the cradle of the English drama. In the Middle Ages Church had a significant role in the life of community. * In order to preach the ignorant mass the clergy seemed eager to show them scriptural story in a visible form during special festivals as in Christmas or Easter. The term 'Middle Ages' is only used for a Western European phenomena, as far as I know. Yet there are books on this list which are not set in during the Middle Ages of Western Europe, like The Tale of Genji (#), for instance. A great book, but I very much doubt whether it should be on this list?