The Play Called Corpus Christi. V. A. Kolve.

The Play Called Corpus Christi

Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1966. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #2320419
ISBN: 0804702772

First edition. Minor tear to jacket spine base, jacket spine base bumped, rear jacket panel lightly soiled, sticker ghost on front jacket flap.

viii, 337 pp. CONTENTS: A Note on Medieval Orthography; 1. Introduction: The Medieval Dramatic Image and its Audience; 2. The Corpus Christi Drama as Play and Game; 3. Corpus Christi Feast and the Impulse toward Cycle Form; 4. Corpus Christi Form: Principles of Selection; 5. Medieval Time and English Place; 6. Religious Laughter; 7. The Invention of Comic Action; 8. The Passion and Resurrection in Play and Game; 9. Natural Man and Evil; 10. Goodness and Natural Man; 11. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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