Staging Vice

A Study of Dramatic Traditions in Medieval and Sixteenth-Century England and the Low Countries

Charlotte Steenbrugge

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€61,00
$77.00
ISBN13: 
9789042038455
Publication Date: 
January 2014
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Paperback
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264 pp.
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1385-0393
Volume: 
13

Edited by Peter Happé, University of Southampton, UK, and Wim Hüsken, Mechelen, Belgium

Against a background which included revolutionary changes in religious belief, enlargement of dramatic styles and the technological innovation of printing, this collection of essays about biblical drama offers innovative approaches to text and performance, while reviewing some well-established...
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Volume: 
14
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004313941
E-ISBN: 
9789004313958
Publication date: 
May 2016
€149,00
$193.00

Edited by Peter Happé and Wim Hüsken

This collection of essays in English by scholars of international standing presents new insights into the contexts in which the fifteenth-century French mystères were created. It is centred upon the remarkable outburst of large-scale plays written for urban production and dealing with biblical...
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042034891
Publication date: 
January 2012
€86,00
$106.00

Stijn Bussels

In 1549, Prince Philip of Spain made his entry into Antwerp together with his father, Emperor Charles V. For this occasion the rich city of commerce was transformed into a large theatrical space with triumphal arches and tableaux vivants as stage settings. The citizens and the princes acted as...
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Volume: 
11
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042034716
Publication date: 
January 2012
€76,00
$94.00

Peter Macardle

The early-fourteenth-century St Gall Passion Play comes from the Central Rhineland. Unfortunately its music (over one hundred Latin and German chants) is given in the manuscript only as brief incipits, without any musical notation. This interdisciplinary study reconstructs the musical stratum of...
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Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042023468
Publication date: 
January 2007
€73,80
$90.60
€123,00
$151.00

Edited by Peter Happé and Wim Hüsken

The essays in this collection, contributed by an internationally distinguished group of scholars, bring up to date many aspects of the criticism of the English Interludes. The development of these plays was a significant part of the history of the growth of English drama in the sixteenth century...
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Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042023031
Publication date: 
January 2007
€102,00
$125.00

Edited by Laurie Postlewate and Wim Hüsken

For the Middle Ages and Renaissance, meaning and power were created and propagated through public performance. Processions, coronations, speeches, trials, and executions are all types of public performance that were both acts and texts: acts that originated in the texts that gave them their...
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Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042021914
Publication date: 
January 2007
€58,20
$72.00
€97,00
$120.00

Peter Happé

Cyclic Form and the English Mystery Plays is centred upon the five extant English mystery cycles with a view to examining the cyclic form they share. It is based upon consideration of the differences between the texts and upon the underlying assumptions governing this dramatic form. The cycles...
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Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042016521
Publication date: 
January 2004
€63,60
$78.60
€106,00
$131.00

Edited by Wim Hüsken & Konrad Schoell in conjunction with Leif Søndergaard

Farcical elements were incorporated into non-comic drama ever since the theatre had been rediscovered in the Middle Ages. Already at a very early stage, comic scenes proved to be popular additions to liturgical music drama and, later, to religious plays in the vernacular. Some scholars believe...
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Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042015593
Publication date: 
January 2002
€73,00
$90.00

Edited by Wim Hüsken & Konrad Schoell in conjunction with Leif Søndergaard

Farcical elements were incorporated into non-comic drama ever since the theatre had been rediscovered in the Middle Ages. Already at a very early stage, comic scenes proved to be popular additions to liturgical music drama and, later, to religious plays in the vernacular. Some scholars believe...
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042014596
Publication date: 
January 2002
€19,80
$24.60
€33,00
$41.00

Edited by Kathleen Ashley and Wim Hüsken

Procession, arguably the most ubiquitous and versatile public performance mode until the seventeenth century, has received little scholarly or theoretical attention. Yet, this form of social behaviour has been so thoroughly naturalised in our accounts of western European history that it merited...
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042012653
Publication date: 
January 2001
€46,80
$58.20
€78,00
$97.00

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