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The English folk-play.

E. K. Chambers

The English folk-play.

by E. K. Chambers

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mumming,
  • Folk drama, English

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR635.F6 C5 1964
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 p.
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17845156M
    LC Control Number64018604

    of Archaeology the only study of the folk-play in Ireland.'L The classic works on the folk-play were R. J. E. Tiddy's The Mummers' Play,2 and E. K. Chambers's The English Folk-Play,3 and if Green's article has not the comprehensiveness we find in Chambers's book particularly, nevertheless it is an important one. The Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project, was pioneered by Jaime Carbonell, Raj Reddy, Michael Shamos, Gloriana St Clair, and Robert Thibadeau of Carnegie Mellon University. The Governments of India, China, and Egypt are helping fund this effort through scanning.

    Edmund Kerchever * The English Folk Play Clarendon Press, Oxford. ( / ) ? / pp. Deep but dated thinking, with five texts. Weak on Wooing Plays. Important, as it dissects the plays, creating the terminology to define the various parts of the action and the different characters. Recommended as the first book for a newcomer to Mumming. Books. Alex Helm The English Folk Play: Parts 1 & 2 Manchester, English Folk Dance and Song Society () The English Folk Play: Part 3 Manchester, English Folk Dance and Song Society () Five Mumming Plays for Schools London, English Folk Dance and Song Society and Folklore Society () [n.b.

    In the English Folk Play (or 'Mummers' play) this theme is even more central to the basic story: the hero kills (or gets killed by) his rival, usually as a result of conflict over a woman, but all is resolved when the 'doctor' steps in to revive the fallen champion. The Kind Folk book. Read 35 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It involved a mountain so high that the clouds would nest there while The Kind Folk book. Read 35 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It almost feels like it was translated to English and that is why some of it feels off/5.


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from the Man Cave. DURING the last thirty years, considerable attention has been given to the English folk-play. When in Sir Edmund Chambers attempted an account of the ‘mummer's play’ in his book “The. From the more purely Celtic 4 THE ENGLISH FOLK-PLAY parts of Scotland and Ireland I have none.

In England itself, they seem to come most thickly from Wessex and from the areas of Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire about the Cotswolds, but that may be largely due to accidents of collection.

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The folk play holds a unique place in English history and has a fascinating history all of its own. This is a wonderful guide for anybody with an interest in this ancient form of performance, with step by step instructions for anybody wishing to recreate these beautiful : Read Books Ltd.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chambers, E.K. (Edmund Kerchever), English folk-play. Oxford, The Clarendon press, (OCoLC) Hocktide play, a folk play formerly given at Coventry, Eng., on Hock Tuesday (the second Tuesday after Easter).The play was suppressed at the Protestant Reformation because of disorders attendant on it but was revived for the entertainment of Queen Elizabeth I at the Kenilworth Revels in As described by one of her courtiers, the action of the play consisted mainly of a mock battle.

THE ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH FOLK PLAYS Volume 1 Thesis Submitted for the Degree of Ph.D. Book Reviewers 58 The New Criticism 60 Flawed Methodologies 62 Fitting Facts to Theory 66 Over-generalisation 69 Lack of Re-evaluation 71 Closed English Definition of “Folk Play” 72 Interpretation of Non-play Customs 77 Relevance of Sword.

The English Folk-Play by Chambers, E. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at E.K. Chambers, The English Folk Play (Oxford Univ. Press, ) Alex Helm, The English Mummers’ Play (D.S.

Brewer, ) Cawte Helm & Peacock, English Ritual Drama (Folklore Society, ) Eddie Cass & Steve Roud, Room Room Ladies and Gentlemen: an Introduction to the English. London, FLS Books,ISBN40pp. This is comprehensive bibliography of literature on British mumming plays.

It is clearly intended for research use, which it serves admirably. It does not, however, cover the modern folk play revival movement, or material giving performance advice. The English Folk-Play Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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Butterworth, Morris Book, V, Chambers, English Folk Play, p. 90, these clearly testify to the Fool's characteristic identi-fication with a variety of animals, although, as the name "Captain Cauf's Tail" would suggest, the calf, cow or bull were commonest.

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A former library book. The book is in excellent condition with a tight binding, clean pages, and no stains. Please see the Rating: % positive. The English Folk-Play Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and : Liz Lochhead.Folk-Play Origins of the English Masque 75 dramatic movement ", and literary historians can refer to its composition as a dull triviality unworthy of the serious poet.

All such derives from examining, and not too attentively, the " court masque " of the seven-teenth century, particularly in its later decline; the exhaustive, if dated. The English Folk-Play Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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