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dissertation on the pageants or dramatic mysteries anciently performed at Coventry.

Sharp, Thomas

dissertation on the pageants or dramatic mysteries anciently performed at Coventry.

by Sharp, Thomas

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Published by E. P. Publishing in Wakefield .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Ludus Coventriae,
    • Mysteries and miracle-plays, English -- History and criticism,
    • Christian drama, English (Middle) -- History and criticism,
    • English drama -- To 1500 -- History and criticism,
    • Bible plays, English -- History and criticism,
    • Theater -- England -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500,
    • Cycles (Literature

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPageants or dramatic mysteries at Coventry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR644.C7 S5 1973b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, [5], 230 p., [10] leaves.
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5463987M
      ISBN 100854098054
      LC Control Number73166682

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A Dissertation On The Pageants: Or Dramatic Mysteries Anciently Performed At Coventry By The Trading Companies Of That CityAuthor: Thomas Sharp.

A Dissertation on the Pageants Or Dramatic Mysteries Anciently Performed at Coventry, by the Trading Companies of that City: Chiefly with Reference to the Vehicle, Characters, and Dresses of the Actors.

Compiled, in a Great Degree, from Sources Hitherto Unexplored. A Dissertation on the Pageants Or Dramatic Mysteries Anciently Performed at Coventry, by the Trading Companies of that City Chiefly with Reference to the Vehicle, Characters, and Dresses of the Actors.

Compiled, in a Great Degree, from Sources Hitherto Unexplored. To which are Added, the Pageant of the Shearmen & Taylors' Compan Item Preview. Dissertation on the pageants or dramatic mysteries anciently performed at Coventry. Totowa, N.J., Rowman and Littlefield [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.

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Author of Dissertation on the Pageants, or Dramatic Mysteries Anciently Performed at Coventry, by the Trading Companies of That City, A Dissertation On The Pageants Or Dramatic Mysteries Anciently Performed At Coventry, and Northumberland/5(1). Thomas Sharp’s treatise A Dissertation on the Pageants or Dramatic Mysteries Anciently Performed at Coventry helped solidify the modern meaning of the word “pageant,” and it is essential to note that Sharp’s study, while including such important revelations as the text and music.

Concerning the Coventry Hock-tide play, it is reasonable to expect curious information from a forthcoming "Dissertation on the Pageants or Dramatic Mysteries, anciently performed at Coventry, chiefly with reference to the vehicle, characters, and dresses of the actors," by Mr.

Thomas Sharp, of Coventry, who, with access to the corporation. The first quarter of the nineteenth century saw a revival of interest in pageants and their history, culminating in Thomas Sharp's influential Dissertation on the Pageants or Dramatic Mysteries Anciently Performed at Coventry ().

A dissertation on the pageants or dramatic mysteries anciently performed at Coventry, by the trading companies of that city; chiefly with reference to the vehicle, characters, and dresses of the actors. Compiled, in a great degree, from sources hitherto unexplored. A Dissertation on the Mysteries of the Cabiri; Or, the Great Gods of Phenicia, Samothrace, Egypt, Troas, Greece, Italy, and Crete; Being an Attempt to Deduce the Several Orgies of Isis, Ceres, Mithras, Bacchus, Rhea, Adonis, and Hecate, from a Union of Th dybu no Comments.

6 The nineteenth-century antiquarian Thomas Sharp reported in his monograph Dissertation on the Pageants or Dramatic Mysteries Anciently Performed at Coventry that as late as Sir John Throgmorton, the Recorder of Coventry, welcomed Queen Elizabeth I with the explanation that “this auncient Citie hath bine of longe tyme called the princes.

The manuscript of the Shearmen and Taylors’ pageant was destroyed in the fire at the Birmingham Free Reference Library inbut fortunately a printed transcript of it had been published by the Coventry antiquarian Thomas Sharp in a limited edition inand in his Dissertation on the Pageants or Dramatic Mysteries Anciently Performed.

The Coventry Corpus Christi plays were the most popular in Tudor England and the Coventry Carol was originally sung in the Shearmen and Taylors’ Nativity pageant.

The Coventry guild of the Shearman and Taylors had been founded under Richard II ‘to the honour of Christs Nativity’ and its seal was the Virgin and Child adored by the three. This elaborate image, “Representation of a Pageant Vehicle at the time of Performance,” was commissioned as the frontispiece to A Dissertation on the Pageants or Dramatic Mysteries Anciently Performed at Coventry by the Trading Companies of that City, () by Thomas Sharp, ().

The image was designed and executed in copper. Abstract. Although I shall touch generally on the Coventry Corpus Christi Play, I intend to concentrate on the dramatic productions of the Cappers’ Company, especially their pageant-play of The Resurrection, The Harrowing of Hell, and The Meeting with the play was lost sometime after (see inventory below) but the Cappers’ accounts contain much interesting if often.

carol available to all in the Oxford Book of Carols) and " As I out rode this enderes night" were copied from an original MS (since lost by fire) and included by Thomas Sharp in his A Dissertation on the Pageants or Dramatic Mysteries Anciently Performed at Coventry (Coventry, ).

Sharp's careful copy of "Lully" presented no editorial. InThomas Sharpe includes the stage diagram in his book A Dissertation on the Pageants, or Dramatic Mysteries Anciently Performed at Coventry, but without mention of the dramatic text.

John Collier is the first to write extensively about The Castle of Perseverance in his book, The History of English Dramatic Poetry. He formally titles the.

page 55 note 7 Cf. Sharp, T., Dissertation on the Pageants or Dramatic Mysteries Anciently Performed at Coventry, Coventry, page 55 note 8 The Frontispiece of Sharp's Dissertation is a fanciful reconstruction page 67 note 2 Wings for the angels are mentioned among the properties for the Coventry Drapers' Pageant in ; cf.

Sharp.There is collected in that appendix information about the Coventry plays of which the original sources have perished, namely, from Thomas Sharp Dissertation on the Pageants or Dramatic Mysteries, Anciently performed at Coventry (), his introduction to the Abbotsford Club edition of the Weavers'pageant (), and from Halliwell-Phillipps.In appeared his ‘Guide to Coventry,’ and in he published his chief work, ‘A Dissertation on the Pageants, or Dramatic Mysteries, anciently performed at Coventry by the Trading Companies of that City,’ a treatise of great interest from its bearing on the early history of the stage.