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Medieval English drama

Katie Normington

Medieval English drama

performance and spectatorship

by Katie Normington

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Published by Polity in Cambridge [England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater -- England -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500,
  • Theater -- Social aspects -- England -- To 1500,
  • Theater audiences -- England -- History -- To 1500,
  • English drama -- To 1500 -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-173) and index.

    StatementKatie Normington.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2587 .N67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 177 p. ;
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23736739M
    ISBN 100745636039, 0745636047
    ISBN 109780745636030, 9780745636047
    LC Control Number2009284532


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