York Mystery Plays: A Selection in Modern Spelling (The World's Classics)
York Mystery Plays A Selection in Modern Spelling - The World's Classics The York Corpus Christi cycle is the oldest and best-known of the English mystery cycles, and its depth and scope are reflected in the selection of twenty-two pageants offered in this volume. Included are plays on the Creation, the Fall of Man, the Incarnation, Passion, and Resurrection of — Christ, and the Last Judgement. The Passion sequence ... more »has been expanded by six of the eight plays generally attributed to the great poetic dramatist known as the York realist; this is the only edition of these works available in paperback, and the only volume to offer modern spelling throughout.
Including detailed notes and a general introduction, this is the perfect source for readers of medieval literature, as well as actors participating in revivals of these famous plays.« less