The Mediaeval Stage
Comprehensive, groundbreaking work encompasses vast amount of material — from the demise of ancient Roman spectacles (c. 400 AD) to a new class of professional players by the 16th-century. Excellent accounts of wandering minstrels, mimes, mummers, miracle and morality plays, puppet shows, dramatic pageants, liturgical plays and much more.
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Published as two volumes in 1903, this massive history of medieval theater by noted Shakespeare scholar and critic Chambers is no doubt still one of the most extensive treatments of the subject. Read full review
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