Miracle plays
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Miracle plays seven medieval plays for modern players by Anne Burnett Malcolmson

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Published by Constable and Co. in London .
Written in English


  • Mysteries and miracle-plays, English,
  • English drama -- To 1500.

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Edition Notes

Statementadapted by Anne Malcolmson ; illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
LC ClassificationsPR1260 .M27 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19349925M

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A Collection of English Miracle-Plays or Mysteries: Containing Ten Dramas from the Chester, Coventry, and Towneley series, With Two of Latter Date; To Which is Prefixed, An Historical View of This Description of Plays (Basel: Schweighauser and Co., ), ed. by William Marriott (multiple formats at . The morality play is a genre of medieval and early Tudor theatrical entertainment. In their own time, these plays were known as interludes, a broader term for dramas with or without a moral. Morality plays are a type of allegory in which the protagonist is met by personifications of various moral attributes who try to prompt them to choose a good life over one of evil. Everyman, and Medieval Miracle Plays Summary & Study Guide Description. Everyman, and Medieval Miracle Plays Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections. Essays for Everyman: Morality Play. Everyman: Morality Play essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of Everyman and other Miracle and Morality Plays. Argument in the Medieval Morality Plays; Is There Any Place for Everyman in the 21st Century?