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Medieval Drama: An Anthology & Old and Middle English 890 - 1400 Set

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Medieval Drama: An Anthology & Old and Middle English 890 - 1400 Set

Greg Walker

ISBN: 978-1-118-17366-4 July 2011 Wiley-Blackwell 1544 Pages

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A book set containing a guide to drama in medieval Britain and an anthology of Old and Middle English literature

This set of two books provides Old and Middle English c.890-c.1450: An Anthology and Medieval Drama: An Anthology. The anthology of literature covers seven centuries of writings in English, including some of the finest literature produced during the high Middle Ages. Translations are offered for the Old and earlier Middle English works. The introduction shares the historical context in which notable works were created. The anthology of drama examines dramatic writing from the fourteenth century to the Renaissance. Significant plays of this period are included in their entirety, along with writings on religion and politics. The book looks at the range of play themes, their settings and audiences.