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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2007) 37 (3): 531–547.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Theresa Coletti Duke University Press 2007 a The Chester Cycle in Sixteenth- Century Religious Culture Theresa Coletti University of Maryland...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 543–556.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Georgia E. Brown This essay focuses on an engraved Passion cycle originally designed by Marten de Vos in the 1580s. What makes this particular example exceptional is that parts of the black-and-white engravings have been painstakingly removed and the gaps filled with seventeenth- and eighteenth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 319–345.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Nicole R. Rice This essay considers a critical moment in Chester’s premodern dramatic history. In summer 1578, the Shepherds pageant, formerly produced by the Painters and Glaziers Company within the town’s cycle of religious plays, was revived as part of a three-part civic spectacle honoring Henry...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
... approaches and conceptual frameworks adopted by scholars of these topics, together with the impact of interdisciplinary tendencies and influences. Thirdly, it explores the strengths and weaknesses of thinking less in terms of linear historical development than in terms of a series of cycles of religious...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 503–529.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Gail McMurray Gibson Collectors of medieval religious drama manuscripts routinely bequeathed their names to the play texts they preserved; the titles of the Towneley cycle, the Digby plays, and the Macro plays attest to the importance of prominent bookish intermediaries in saving medieval drama...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2005) 35 (1): 39–66.
Published: 01 January 2005
... transitional centuries compellingly support the thesis of Reform and Cultural Revolution. The chapter “The Dramatic” refor- mulates it to present the mystery cycles, particularly the York and Towneley plays, as “powerfully expressive of an urban, lay culture that is as sharply critical of adjacent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2015
... – 322 Brown, Georgia E. Cutting, Sticking, and Material Meaning in a Book of Passion Cycle Engravings  543 – 556 Chojnacki, Stanley The Patronage of the Body: Burial Sites, Identity, and Gender in Fifteenth-­ Century Venice  79 – 101 Considine, John Cutting and Pasting Slips: Early Modern...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2005) 35 (1): 111–120.
Published: 01 January 2005
... evidence that Dean Hutton, a member of Her Majesty’s Commission for Ecclesiastical Causes in the North, intervened decisively in the deliberations of the York town corporation not to have either Creed play or cycle performed in This was the last year before a reduced cycle was...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2002) 32 (2): 269–304.
Published: 01 May 2002
... social hierarchy in the cycle plays, could work very differently 270 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 32.2 / 2002 in performances sponsored by religious guilds. Finally, I extend my explo- ration of the cultural work of the plays and pageants of virgin martyrs through an analysis of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 445–476.
Published: 01 September 2001
... leaders of the Jewish wars, Abraham is honored in later medieval liturgies for the blessing of banners and weapons.3 With the exception of the Chester cycle, however, English mys- tery plays of Abraham and Isaac ignore Abraham’s success as leader of the army that rescued Lot, his nephew, from the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 421–459.
Published: 01 May 2012
... transforms but also recovers and restores old dramatic material. The Chester ass Sometime between and a new play was added to the Chester mys- tery cycle: Moses and the Law: Balaack and Balaam, performed by the cap- 422 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 42.2 / 2012 pers or cap...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2007) 37 (3): 447–451.
Published: 01 September 2007
... prove especially mobile: the Chester drama cycle, as Theresa Coletti shows, reveals remarkable and unex- pected adaptability across the apparently intractable Catholic/Protestant divide. Unexpectedly, the same forms that appealed to pre-Reformation readers allowed the cycle to be transported to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2007) 37 (2): 305–334.
Published: 01 May 2007
... by and for the people of York, but created to transform one community into another, to make the world of York into the world of the Bible and liturgy.5 Recognizing the richly corporate nature of York’s Corpus Christi theater, critics have tended to view the cycle as a ritualized mechanism of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 7–35.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., development, evolution, and so forth (which are concentrated in a relatively brief discussion of the liturgy and cycles) describe a much richer, more complicated scenario than anything you’ll find in J. A. Symonds, J. M. Robertson, or O. B. Hardison, Jr.; finally, that if we’re looking for a “context...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 487–519.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Bolognese phy- sician Master Simone is their victim. Criticism has tended to treat novella VIII.9 apart from the so-­called “Calandrino cycle,” classifying the stories according to the identity of the prank’s victim.18 Nevertheless, there is great advantage to seeing these five novellas as forming a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2003) 33 (2): 281–309.
Published: 01 May 2003
...,” and the only mention of Croxton appears here as the venue. The Banns suggest the context of a touring production (so not the “Croxton” play at all, though from sheer habit I shall continue to call it so) in common with some morality plays of the region and with the one probably touring cycle...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2002) 32 (1): 167–198.
Published: 01 January 2002
... at least four centuries. This simple building, probably first built in the Romanesque period, is decorated with a series of frescoes (see fig. 1).20 On the walls of the nave is a Passion cycle, which was executed in two stages. The first, which covers about half of the cycle, was completed around...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 315–337.
Published: 01 May 2016
... mercantile culture. In other words, it deploys its undeniable anti-­Semitism also to criticize the culture that largely under- wrote the performance of Passion drama through guild sponsorship (as in the northern cycles) or, more indirectly, through the wealth that mercantile activity brought to the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 121–146.
Published: 01 January 2017
... aim here is to alter our own approach to these periods, I also take my cue from schol- ars such as Eamon Duffy and Sarah Beckwith who have asked us to reexam- ine medieval cycle plays’ influence on Elizabethan drama. In fact, imagining the coexistence of these plays is not so historically...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2010
... plays — has been adduced as the forbear or formal analogue to Shakespeare’s plays about English history. At least since E. K. Chambers, scholars have suggested that the great dramatic cycles tracing biblical history from Eden to the end of time provide a formal principle that structures...