Feminizing the Liturgy: The N-Town Mary Play and Late Medieval Convent Drama

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This article compares the theatrical use of the liturgy within the N-Town Mary play and a piece of convent theatre, arguing that both utilise liturgical citation to teach about the liturgy, but also to suggest a pro-feminine presentation of Biblical narratives.


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDrama and Pedagogy in Medieval and Early Modern England
EditorsJames McBain, Elisabeth Dutton
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NameSwiss Publications in English Language and Literature
PublisherNarr Franck Attempto