Chapter 28. Morality and Interlude Drama

  1. Peter Brown
  1. Darryll Grantley

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996355.ch29

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

Grantley, D. (2007) Morality and Interlude Drama, 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.ch29

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:

  • morality;
  • interlude drama;
  • hall;
  • booth plays;
  • debates

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • ‘Place-and-Scaffold’ Plays

  • Hall and Booth Plays

  • Debates

  • Topical Content

  • Humanist ‘Wit’ Plays

  • ‘Upbringing of Youth’ Plays

  • Religious Polemic

  • Plays Based on Received Narratives

  • The Distinctiveness of the Interludes

  • Staging the Interludes

  • The Study of Interlude Drama