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Individual authors & works

Jean Bodel
Le Jeu de Saint Nicolas; ed. F. J. Warne. (pb) £3.50


The Chester Mystery Plays; Maurice Hussey, ed.  (hb) £6.50

Arnoul Greban
The Nativity. Shelley Sewall, trans. (hb) £5.00

The Hosiers' Play: The Exodus, from the York Cycle; a version in modern English by J. S. Purvis. (pb) £4.50

David Lyndsay
Ane Satyre of The Thrie Estaites, acting text by Robert Kemp. (pb) £3.50

Oberammergau Passion Play

The Passion Play of Alsfeld. Winifred Katzin, trans. (pb) £8.00


The Play of Daniel, a Thirteenth-Century Musical Drama; Noah Greenberg, ed.; narration by W. H. Auden. (hb) £15.00

Le Miracle de Théophile. Jean Dufournet, ed. (pb) £2.50

Hans Sachs
Die Prosadiologe von Hans Sachs; ed. Ingeborg Spriewald. (pb) £8.50
Fastnachtspiele; ed. Theo Schumacher. (pb) £5.00

Publishers' pages

Early English Text Society

Malone Society


[No author].
The Pardoner and the Friar, 1533, ed. G. R. Proudfoot; The Four Ps, ?1544, ed. L. M. Clopper. (hb, Malone Society Nos. 144/145) £9.50

John Allen, ed.
Three Medieval Plays: Coventry Nativity Play; Everyman; Master Pierre Pathelin. (hb) £5.00

Manuel Criado de Val
Teatro Medieval. (pb) £3.50

Mark Eccles, ed.
The Macro Plays: The Castle of Perseverance; Wisdom; Mankind. (hb) £10.00

Modernised versions of medieval plays

Rev. J. S. Purvis, ed.
The York Cycle of Mystery Plays: A Shorter Version of the Ancient Cycle. (hb) £9.00
York Mystery Plays: A Selection in Modern Spelling. (pb) £3.50

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Secondary sources

Renaissance Drama, New Series 32 (2003). (hb) £24.00

[No author].
Society and History in the Renaissance: A Report of a Conference Held at the Folger Library on April 23 and 24, 1960. (pb) £5.00

Sandra Billington
Mock Kings in Medieval Society and Renaissance Drama. (hb) £50.00

E. K. Chambers
English Literature at the Close of the Middle Ages. (hb) £2.00

Clifford Davidson
History, Religion and Violence: Cultural Contexts for Medieval and Renaissance English Drama. (hb) £45.00

E. Catherine Dunn
The Gallican Saint's Life and the Late Roman Dramatic Tradition. (hb) £7.00

Gertrud Elsner & Pius Fischer
Passion Play in Oberammergau. (pb) £7.50

Derek Forbes
Lydgate's Disguising at Hertford Castle: The First Secular Comedy in the English Language. (pb) £4.00

Benjamin Griffin
Playing the Past: Approaches to English Historical Drama, 1385-1600. (hb) £12.00

Vernon Heaton
The Oberammergau Passion Play, 2nd edn. (hb) £4.50

R. D. S. Jack
Patterns of Divine Comedy: A Study of Medieval English Drama. (hb) £15.00

A. M. Kinghorn
Mediaeval Drama. (pb) £2.50

V. A. Kolve
The Play Called Corpus Christi. (hb) £12.50
The Play Called Corpus Christi. (pb) £7.00

Theresa M. Krier
Birth Passages: Maternity and Nostalgia, Antiquity to Shakespeare. (hb) £16.00

Maria-Luisa Minio-Paluello
Jesters and Devils: Florence - San Giovanni 1514. (pb) £3.00

Ruth Nisse
Defining Acts: Drama and the Politics of Interpretation in Late Medieval England. (pb) £9.00

Eleanor Prosser
Drama and Religion in the English Mystery Plays: A Re-Evaluation. (hb) £6.50

Christine Richardson and Jackie Johnston
Medieval Drama. (pb) £9.00

A. P. Rossiter
English Drama from Early Times to the Elizabethans: Its Background, Origins and Development. (hb) £3.00

Leo Salingar
Shakespeare and the Traditions of Comedy. (pb) £11.50

James Shapiro
Oberammergau: The Troubling Story of the World's Most Famous Passion Play. (hb) £7.50

Richard Southern
The Medieval Theatre in the Round: the Staging of The Castle of Perseverance & Related Matters. (hb) £30.00
The Seven Ages of the Theatre. (pb) £3.00

Books & journals containing related material

Cahiers Elisabethains: Etudes sur la Pre-Renaissance et la Renaissance Anglaises, No. 1 (Jan. 1972). £5.00

New Medieval Literatures, 1 (1997). (hb) £20.00

Reformation, Vol. 8 (2003). (pb) £9.50

Yale French Studies 70 (1986): Images of Power: Medieval History/Discourse/Literature. (pb) £12.50
Yale French Studies, special issue (1991): Contexts: Style and Values in Medieval Art and Literature. (pb) £14.50
Yale French Studies 86 (1994): Corps Mystique, Corps Sacré: Textual Transfigurations of the Body from the Middle Ages to the 17th Century. (pb) £8.00

Richard Barber & Juliet Barker
Tournaments: Jousts, Chivalry and Pageants in the Middle Ages. (hb) £25.00

Philip E. Bennett and Graham A. Runnals, eds
The Editor and the Text. (hb) £20.00

J. T. Driver
Cheshire in the Later Middle Ages 1399-1540. (hb) £15.00

Boris Ford, ed.
A Guide to English Literature, I: The Age of Chaucer; with an anthology of medieval poems. (pb) £2.00
The New Pelican Guide to English Literature: 1. Medieval Literature: Part One, Chaucer and the Alliterative Tradition. (pb) £3.50

David C. Fowler
The Bible in Middle English Literature. (hb) £9.50

Frederick Harrison
Medieval Man and his Notions. (hb) £3.00

R. D. S. Jack, ed.
The History of Scottish Literature: Volume 1, Origins to 1660. (pb) £11.00

Ritchie D. Kendall
The Drama of Dissent: The Radical Poetics of Nonconformity, 1380-1590. (hb) £25.00

Niccolò Machiavelli
The Literary Works of Machiavelli; tr. J. R. Hale. (hb) £10.00

Derek Pearsall, ed.
Manuscripts and Texts: Editorial Problems in Later Middle English Literature. (hb) £18.00

Martial Rose and Julia Hedgecoe
Stories in Stone: The Medieval Roof Carvings of Norwich Cathedral. (pb) £4.50

Beryl Rowland, ed.
Chaucer and Middle English Studies in honour of Rossell Hope Robbins. (hb) £14.00

Leo Salingar
Shakespeare & the Traditions of Comedy. (pb) £11.50

Nigel Saul, ed.
Fourteenth Century England I. (hb) £25.00

Larry Scanlon, ed.
The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Literature, 1100-1500. (hb) £14.50

D. A. Trotter, ed.
Littera et Sensus: Essays on Form and Meaning in Medieval French Literature, presented to John Fox. (hb) £7.50

Eugene Vance
Mervelous Signals: Poetics and Sign Theory in the Middle Ages. (pb) £15.00

Edward Vasta, ed.
Middle English Survey: Critical Essays. (pb) £4.00

A. W. Ward & A. R. Waller, eds.
The Cambridge History of English Literature: Vol. II, The End of the Middle Ages. (hb) £3.50

Julian N. Wasserman & Lois Roney, eds.
Sign, Sentence, Discourse: Language in Medieval Thought and Literature. (pb) £8.00

Diane Watt, ed.
Medieval Women in their Communities. (hb) £20.00
Medieval Women in their Communities. (pb) £8.50

R. M. Wilson
Early Middle English Literature; 2nd edn. (hb) £7.50
The Lost Literature of Medieval England; 2nd edn. (pb) £12.00

Modern fiction & literature

Barry Unsworth
Morality Play. (hb) £3.00

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