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English folk-play.

E. K. Chambers

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.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [236]-244.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 248 p. illus. ;
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19585631M

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    Folk-song collector and tune expert Anne Geddes Gilchrist () was a member of the editorial boards of the English folk-song societies from to This article gives a brief introduction to her life and her contributions to folk-song collection and scholarship. But even a more cautious historical approach to the develop­ ment of English folk drama could not avoid devoting substantial attention to the Revesby Play, for it is the earliest complete 3 4 Comparative Drama text available to us of an English folk play known to have been performed, its manuscript explicitly headed Octo Indeed Cited by: 4.

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City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America By Daniel J. Walkowitz New York University Press, Read preview Overview "Our Brommtopp Is of Our Own Design": (De)constructing Masculinities in Southern Manitoba Mennonite Mumming By Fehr, Marcie Greenhill, Pauline Ethnologies, Vol.

33, No. 2, Fall Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chambers, E.K. (Edmund Kerchever), English folk-play. Oxford, The Clarendon press, (OCoLC) COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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 English folk-play. book book “The. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook StoryTime with BrainyToon: Podcast for Kids NFB Radio Sermon Podcast Pauping Off All Steak No Sizzle Podcast Church of the Oranges Daily Chapel - Spring 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 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.

Character origins in the English folk play [Stephen Durboraw Malin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Mummers' plays are folk plays performed by troupes of amateur actors, traditionally all male, known as mummers or guisers (also by local names such as rhymers, pace-eggers, soulers, tipteerers, wrenboys, and galoshins).It refers particularly to a play in which a number of characters are called on stage, two of whom engage in a combat, the loser being revived by a doctor character.

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.

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.

There are individual entries, which give author, title and publication details. You are bidding on The English Folk Play rs,Oxford At The Clarendon Press.

A former library book. The book is in excellent condition with a tight binding, clean pages, and no stains. Please see the Rating: % positive. "In Galoshins, Brian Hayward provides a new, and much-needed, study of the Scottish folk play of Hallowe'en and Hogmanay. Cousin to the English Mummers' play and to the Irish Christmas Rhymers' custom, Galoshins has a tradition in Scotland that can be retraced to the thirteenth century.

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.

Like the Fool, the witch cult god adopted a number of. of Archaeology the only study of the folk-play in Ireland.'L The classic works on the folk-play were R.

Tiddy's The Mummers' Play,2 and E. Chambers's The English Folk-Play,3 and if Green's article has not the comprehensiveness we find in Chambers's book. Background Historical research. Prior to Wilby's work, the English historian Owen Davies had researched the role of the cunning folk in Early Modern Britain, culminating in the publication of his book Cunning-Folk: Popular Magic in English History.

Davies had rejected the idea that there had been any shamanistic traditions among the cunning folk of Britain, and furthermore argued that the Author: Emma Wilby. The English Folk-Play by Chambers, E.

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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. 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. The folk play has attracted a large amount of scholarship and this booklet has to try to steer a course between triviality and overkill.

There are areas which only get a sentence or two and which really rate a chapter at least. Anyone who recognises this and deplores it should realise that. Author of The English folk-play, Oxford University Almanack, English pastorals, Shakespearean gleanings, William Shakespeare, The Elizabethan stage, English literature at the close of the Middle Ages, The mediaeval stage.folk drama, noncommercial, generally rural theater and pageantry based on folk traditions and local history.

This form of drama, common throughout the world, declined in popularity in the West (although not in Asia) with the advent of printing, general literacy, and the increasing emphasis on the individual contribution to the drama of playwright, director, and actors.