Chapter 27. Medieval English Theatre: Codes and Genres

  1. Peter Brown
  1. Meg Twycross

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996355.ch28

A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500

A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500

How to Cite

Twycross, M. (2007) Medieval English Theatre: Codes and Genres, in A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500 (ed P. Brown), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996355.ch28

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631219736

Online ISBN: 9780470996355

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Keywords:

  • medieval english theatre;
  • codes;
  • genres;
  • medieval terminology;
  • literature

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Modern versus Medieval Terminology

  • Theatre as ‘Game’

  • Theatre and Literature

  • Theatre as Image

  • A Taxonomy of Medieval Theatre