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Author Diller, Hans-Jürgen.

Title The Middle English mystery play : a study in dramatic speech and form / Hans-Jürgen Diller ; translated by Frances Wessels.

Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  822.051609 DILLER    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Redeformen des englischen Misterienspiels. English
Physical description xvi, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series European studies in English literature.
European studies in English literature.
Notes Translation of: Redeformen des englischen Misterienspiels.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 300-322) and indexes.
Contents Pt. I. The foil: Latin church drama. 1. Liturgy and drama. 2. Liturgical point of view surrounding the dramatic core dialogue. 3. 'World-containing' situations. 4. The dramatization of narrative sources -- Pt. II. The English Creation to Doom cycle. 5. The origins of the Creation to Doom cycle and its stage. 6. The representation of time and space in the cycles. 7. Address to the audience. 8. Intra-dramatic speeches -- 9. Conclusions.
Subject Bible -- In literature.
Mysteries and miracle-plays, English -- History and criticism.
Christian drama, English (Middle) -- History and criticism.
English drama -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.
Bible plays, English -- History and criticism.
Speech in literature.
Rhetoric, Medieval.
Literary form.
ISBN 0521320623