The Wakefield Mysteries by Henri, Adrian.

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Methuen"s Theatre Classics

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The mystery plays form the foundation of English drama, the basic framework on which the Elizabethans built their drama (along with the influence of Latin and European theatre).

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Wakefield plays, also called Towneley plays, a cycle of 32 scriptural plays, or mystery plays, of the early 15th century, which were performed during the European Middle Ages at Wakefield, a town in the north of England, as part of the summertime religious festival of Corpus text of the plays has been preserved in the Towneley Manuscript (so called after a family that once owned it.

THE WAKEFIELD MYSTERIES. THE WAKEFIELD MYSTERIES. PEACOCK, MATTHEW. The place of representation. Although much has been written in recent years upon the subject of the English Mysteries, and especially upon the four great collections known as the Coventry, Chester, York and Towneley (or Widkirk) Mysteries, little or nothing has been done to elucidate the.

The Wakefield Mysteries are a series of plays written by the City’s Guilds in the Middle Ages to tell the story of the bible. In this striking new production from Theatre Royal Wakefield, written by Nick Lane and directed by Andrew Loretto the plays are given a 21st century kick. Rolling news, rap battles, poetry slams and TV debate shows mix.

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Wakefield is a cathedral city in the Wakefield District of West Yorkshire, England, on the River Calder and the eastern edge of the Pennines, which had a population of 99, at the census. The Battle of Wakefield took place in the Wars of the Roses and it was a Royalist stronghold in the Civil eld became an important market town and centre for wool, exploiting its position on.

Four hundred years ago the medieval mystery plays, presented each year in various English villages to teach the stories of the Bible to the illiterate population, were the great classic English dramas. Queen Elizabeth I banned these plays because she considered them Roman Catholic, and since then the texts have been available only to scholars.

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Author: Martial Rose. The complete cycle of thirty-two plays. This collection of thirteen dramatic works is translated from the famous manuscript of fifteenth-century Biblical enactments found near the English town of Wakefield.

The cycle is notable for the "The Second Shepherd's Play," one of the Author: Martial Rose. Get this from a library. The Wakefield mystery plays. [Martial Rose] -- The complete texts in modern English, of the 32 medieval mystery plays performed by the people of Wakefield, but banned by Queen Elizabeth because they were Catholic.

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Middle English and Latin (the stage directions) are translated; two of the plays have been completed; omissions noted; each of the four sections have notes for the producer.

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Emma’s boarders are often eccentric. Aunt Daisy Bennett talks to the resident ghost. As part of Wakefield's centenary celebrations inthe author was commissioned to do a modern adaptation of the Wakefield Medieval Mystery Plays.

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The Wakefield or Towneley Mystery Plays are a series of thirty-two mystery plays based on the Bible most likely performed around the Feast of Corpus Christi probably in the town of Wakefield, England, during the late Middle Ages until It is one of only four surviving English mystery play cycles.

Some scholars argue that the Wakefield cycle is not a cycle at all, but a mid-sixteenth. The Wakefield or Towneley Mystery Plays are a series of thirty-two mystery plays based on the Bible most likely performed around the Feast of Corpus Christi probably in the town of Wakefield.

The Wakefield Pageants in the Towneley Cycle, edited by A. Cawley, Manchester, Manchester University Press (Old and Middle English Texts, [1]),xxxix + p.; The Wakefield Mystery Plays, edited by Martial Rose, New York, Norton (The Norton Library, N), [], p.; The Towneley Plays, re-edited from the unique ms.

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The other plays in the cycle are similar to older ones in the York Cycle of mystery plays, which date back at least as far as from the oldest records.

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