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The Chester Mystery Plays

Bibliographie

Titre:The Chester Mystery Plays; The Chester Cycle
Date:Début du XVe au début du XVIe siècle
Langue:Anglais
Genre:Mystère
Forme:Vers
Contenu:Cycle de 25 mystères joués à Chester du début du XVe au début du XVIe siècle.
Incipit:THE TANNERS PLAYE
Pagina Prima: De Celi, Angelorom, et Infirne Speciun Creacion Pagina
DEUS. Ego sum alpha et oo,
primus et novissimus.
It is my will it shoulde be soe;
hit is, yt was, it shalbe thus…
Explicit:… And all that ever my lord sayth here,
I wrote yt in my mannere.
Therfore, excuse you, withowten were,
I may not well, iwysse.
Finis.
Voir aussi:Théâtre
Manuscrits
Éditions modernes
  • English Nativity Plays, edited with introduction, notes, and glossary by Samuel B. Hemingway, New York, Holt (Yale Studies in English, 38), 1909, [v] + xlviii + 319 p. [HT] [IA: ex. 1, ex. 2]
    Réimpression:
    • English Nativity Plays, edited with introduction, notes, and glossary by Samuel B. Hemingway, New York, Russell and Russell, 1964, [v] + xlviii + 319 p. [IA]
  • The Chester Mystery Cycle: A Facsimile of MS Bodley 175. With an Introduction by R. M. Lumiansky and David Mills, Leeds, University of Leeds, School of English (Leeds Texts and Monographs. Medieval Drama Facsimiles, 1), 1973.
  • The Chester Mystery Cycle: A Reduced Facsimile of Huntington Library MS 2. With an Introduction by R. M. Lumiansky and David Mills, San Marino, University of Leeds et Huntington Library (Medieval Drama Facsimiles, 6), 1980.
  • The Chester Mystery Cycle, edited by Robert Lumiansky and David Mills, London et New York, Oxford University Press (Early English Text Society, Supplementary Series, 3 et 9), 1974 et 1986.
Traductions modernes
  • en anglais:
    • The Chester Mystery Cycle: A New Staging Text, éd. Edward Burns, Liverpool, Liverpool University Press, 1987, xv + 169 p.
    • The Chester Mystery Cycle: A New Edition with Modernised Spelling by David Mills, East Lansing, Colleagues Press, 1992.
    • The Chester Plays, Adapted as an Acting Text by Alexandra Johnston, Assisted by Linda Phillips (2010), from the modernised version by David Mills, Toronto, University of Toronto, 2010. [www]
Études
  • Clopper, Lawrence M., « The history and development of the Chester Cycle », Modern Philology, 75, 1978, p. 219-246.
  • Gardiner, Harold C., Mysteries' End: An Investigation of the Last Days of the Medieval Religious Stage, New Haven, Yale University Press (Yale Studies in English, 103), 1946.
  • Lee, Dongchoon, et Thomas Stone, « The staged events: anxiety and community in the Chester Mystery Cycle », Journal of British and America Studies, 14, 2006, p. 51-87. [www]
  • Lumiansky, R. M., et David Mills, The Chester Mystery Cycle: Essays and Documents, with an Essay "Music in the Cycle" by Richard Rastall, Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1983, viii + 339 p.
  • Mills, David, « Some possible implications of Herod's speech: Chester Plays VIII, 153-204 », Neuphilologische Mitteilungen, 74, 1973, p. 131-143.
  • Travis, Peter, Dramatic Design in the Chester Cycle, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1982.
Répertoires bibliographiques
Rédaction: Laurent Brun
Dernière mise à jour: 26 septembre 2016