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The Coventry mystery plays

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


  • Jesus Christ -- Drama.,
  • Coventry Corpus Christi plays -- Adaptations.,
  • Mysteries and miracle-plays, English -- Adaptations.,
  • Christian drama, English (Middle) -- Adaptations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesCoventry Corpus Christi plays.
Statementadapted by Keith Miles.
LC ClassificationsPR6063.I3175 C6 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 86 p. ;
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3098059M
ISBN 100435236008
LC Control Number82202564

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[dubious – discuss] The Belgrade Theatre brought back the Coventry Mystery Plays in to mark the city's millennium celebrations: the theatre now produces the Mystery Plays every three years. The Belgrade Theatre was Britain's first purpose-built civic theatre, opened in The "Coventry Carol" is an English Christmas carol dating from the 16th carol was traditionally performed in Coventry in England as part of a mystery play called The Pageant of the Shearmen and play depicts the Christmas story from chapter two in the Gospel of Matthew: the carol itself refers to the Massacre of the Innocents, in which Herod ordered all male infants. The Coventry Mystery Plays or Coventry Corpus Christi Pageants are a cycle of miracle plays, of which only two were being performed by , but reached their final form in the following century. They are believed to have been an influence on Shakespeare. Coventry Mystery Plays. This photograph originates from a press photo archive. PERSONAL GIFT. Who is your father’s sports idol?. or your mothers rockstar?. In what town did grandpa grow up?. There is only one copy of each so each image is totally Rating: % positive.

Coventry Mystery Plays It is a Thursday in June, the feast of Corpus Christi, and between the cobbles and the eaves of ancient Gosford Street the procession of Coventry pageants is gathering. There are ten of them in all, covering the story of the world from. Happe, e.g., prints the lines of the Shearmen and Tailors pageant on pp. , but does not print the Coventry Weavers Play. The two plays, interestingly, are much longer than the usual Mystery Play; one suspects the Coventry Cycle had fewer plays than most others -- lines for the Shearmen's play, lines for the Weaver's (Wells. The Coventry mystery plays. [Keith Miles] The pageant of the shearmen and taylors--The weavers' pageant--Extracts from other cycles of mystery plays. Other Titles: Coventry Corpus Christi plays. Responsibility: adapted by Keith Miles. Reviews. Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ;.   No mystery why Passion plays cause controversy Yet mystery plays, if they are to remain a viable and living popular tradition, are there to be messed around with. Coventry has the.

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