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Everyman and Mankind (Hardback)

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ISBN 10: 1408119463 / ISBN 13: 9781408119464
Edité par Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, United Kingdom, 2009
Neuf(s) Etat : New Couverture rigide
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Everyman and Mankind are morality plays which mark the turn of the medieval period to the early modern, with their focus on the individual. Everyman follows a man s journey towards death and his efforts to secure himself a life thereafter, whilst Mankind shows a man battling with temptation and sin, often with great humour. Both texts are modernised here and edited to the highest standards of scholarship, with full on-page commentaries giving the depth of information and insight associated with all Arden editions. The comprehensive, illustrated introduction argues that the plays signal the birth of the early modern consciousness and puts them in their historic and religious contexts. An account is also given of the staging and performance history of the plays and their critical history and significance. With a wealth of helpful and incisive commentary this is the finest edition of the plays available. N° de réf. du libraire AA79781408119464

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Titre : Everyman and Mankind (Hardback)

Éditeur : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, United Kingdom

Date d'édition : 2009

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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Everyman and Mankind are morality plays which mark the turn of the medieval period to the early modern, with their focus on the individual. Everyman follows a man’s journey towards death and his efforts to secure himself a life thereafter, while Mankind shows a man battling with temptation and sin, often with great humor.  Both texts are modernized here and edited to the highest standards of scholarship, with full on-page commentaries giving the depth of information and insight associated with all Arden editions.

The comprehensive, illustrated introduction argues that the plays signal the birth of the early modern consciousness and puts them in their historic and religious contexts. An account is also given of the staging and performance history of the plays and their critical history and significance.

About the Author:

Editor Douglas Bruster is a Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. Editor Eric Rasmussen is a Professor of English at the University of Nevada.

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