York Mystery Plays: A Selection in Modern Spelling (Oxford World's Classics)

York Mystery Plays: A Selection in Modern Spelling (Oxford World's Classics)


The York Corpus Christi cycle is the oldest and best-known of the English secret cycles, and its intensity and scope are mirrored within the collection of twenty-two pageants provided during this quantity. integrated are performs at the construction, the autumn of guy, the Incarnation, ardour, and Resurrection of Christ, and the final Judgement. the eagerness series has been improved through six of the 8 performs normally attributed to the nice poetic dramatist referred to as the York realist; this is often the one variation of those works to be had in paperback, and the single quantity to provide sleek spelling all through. together with targeted notes and a basic advent, this can be the best resource for college students of medieval tune, drama, and literature in addition to actors engaging in revivals of those well-known plays.

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