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Saint play in medieval Europe

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Published by Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mysteries and miracle-plays -- History and criticism.,
  • Christian saints in literature.,
  • Drama, Medieval -- History and criticism.,
  • European drama -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- History and criticism.,
  • Christian hagiography -- History -- To 1500.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Clifford Davidson ; papers by Clyde W. Brockett ... [et al.].
    SeriesEarly drama, art, and music monograph series ;, 8
    ContributionsDavidson, Clifford., Brockett, Clyde W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1761 .S35 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 269, [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2427130M
    ISBN 10091872077X, 0918720788
    LC Control Number87114460

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The Saint Play in Medieval Europe edited by Clifford Davidson This illustrated volume intelligently provides a much-needed introduction to what may have been the most popular variety of drama in the Middle Ages: the saint play. A comprehensive and collaborative survey show more.

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This book constitutes the first interdisciplinary collection of essays to explore her cult and the range of. The medieval English saint’s play was destroyed by the Reformation, but some saints continued to appear in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century plays both in English and Latin.

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While the saint’s play can be said to have lived through the Reformation, the. The book also includes appendices listing early manuscripts containing Katherine's Passio and including key original texts on St Katherine of the period.

This study will be welcomed by scholars of medieval history and the history of medieval art, and as a case-study for all those with an interest in the development of medieval saint's cults. Medieval Christians often chose particular saints as special guardians for individuals, groups, and even specific professions.

Various types of Illuminated books, including inspirational biographies and private prayer books, encouraged prayer, spread legends of the saints' pious acts, and honored their legacy.

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