'FAMILIER AND HOMELY': The Intrusion and Articulation of Vice in Skelton's Magnyfycence

Scattergood, John
July 2005
Medieval English Theatre;2005, Vol. 27, p34
Academic Journal
A dramatic criticism of the theatrical production “Magnyfycence,” by John Skelton is presented. The article presents an overview of the plot, characters, and provides a modern interpretation of the text. Excerpts from the script are provided to illustrate points in the article. Lines in the written work are evaluated by modern historians and interpreters to define the meaning of the text. Specifically evaluated is the interpretation of "Magnyfycence," by Tudor chronicler Edward Hall.


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