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Third Advent: Grace in this Life and Afterward Glory

Gordon Kipling

in Enter the King: Theatre, Liturgy, and Ritual in the Medieval Civic Triumph

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117612
eISBN:
9780191671012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117612.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

While abundant examples of striking single Third Advent pageants can be found in royal entries throughout Europe, only in England does one find a consistent preference for civic triumphs devoted in ... More


Staging Harmony: Music and Religious Change in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Drama

Katherine Steele Brokaw

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703140
eISBN:
9781501705915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703140.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book reveals how the relationship between drama, music, and religious change across England’s long sixteenth century moved religious discourse to more moderate positions. It did so by ... More


The Wreckage of History: Memory and Forgetting in Shakespeare’s First History Tetralogy

Steven Mullaney

in The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226547633
eISBN:
9780226117096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226117096.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on Shakespeare’s early history tetralogy (1, 2, 3 Henry VI and Richard III) to examine the complex relation between collective memory and forgetting in the formation of a ... More


Antecedents to the absurd

Neil Cornwell

in The Absurd in Literature

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074097
eISBN:
9781781700969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074097.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on the antecedents to the absurd. It first traces the antecedents of the absurd to the older stages of Greek theatre, and reveals that the absurd can be found in Greek tragedy, ... More


Amateur Book Production and the Miscellany in Late Medieval East Anglia: Tanner 407 and Beinecke 365

Carol M. Meale

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The manuscripts discussed here, Oxford, Bodleian Library, Tanner MS 407 and New Haven, Yale University Library, Beinecke 365, were produced roughly contemporaneously and within a relatively small ... More


A Brief Interlude of Vice

George Oppitz-Trotman

in The Origins of English Revenge Tragedy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474441711
eISBN:
9781474465069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441711.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Bridging from the dialectic of action explored in the previous chapters to the dialectic of figuration and appearance considered in those which follow, this chapter sketches a triangular historical ... More


Vying for Attention: The Contents of Dublin, Trinity College, MS 432

Raluca Radulescu

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on Dublin, Trinity College, MS 432, a miscellany often neglected in criticism, with the exception of two texts within it, a romance, King Robert of Sicily, and a play, the ... More


Practical Cues and Social Spectacle in the Chester Plays

Matthew Sergi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226709239
eISBN:
9780226709406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226709406.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book’s subject is the relationship between early play texts and early performance, as manifested in the extant manuscripts (inscribed 1575-1607) of the Chester plays (performed, and continually ... More


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