TITLE

FORGET THE 4.30 A.M. START: Recovering a Palimpsest in the York Ordo paginarum

AUTHOR(S)
Twycross, Meg
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Medieval English Theatre;2003, Vol. 25, p98
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the production of the religious play "York Corpus Christi Play" in York, England. It explores the comment of Lucy Toulmin Smith, the first editor of the script of the pageants in the play, that the picture of the players who are up at half-past four on a summer morning ready to act their parts one after another reminds her of Ober-Ammergau in strong contrast to the habits of the modern stage. The author mentions the arrangements for the city's annual contribution to the celebration of the Corpus Christi Day.
ACCESSION #
31871969

 

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