Les Mysteres: Studies in Genre, Text and Theatricality

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This collection of essays in English by scholars of international standing presents new insights into the contexts in which the fifteenth-century French myst res were created. It is centred upon the remarkable outburst of large-scale plays written for urban production and dealing with biblical and hagiological subjects which transformed the art of theatre in France and gave rise to a new and multi-faceted theatrical culture. Among the subjects treated are the means by which surviving texts preserve theatrical practice, and ...

Les Mysteres: Studies in Genre, Text and Theatricality 2012, Brill/Rodopi

ISBN-13: 9789042034891

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