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Everyman and its Dutch original, Elckerlijc.

9781580441063

Everyman and its Dutch original, Elckerlijc.

Ed. by Clifford Davidson et al.

Medieval Institute Pub.

2007

104 pages

$13.00

Paperback

Middle English texts series

PR1261

The anonymous 15th-century English morality play is considered the best of its genre, which formed a bridge between the medieval mysteries and secular Renaissance drama. It turns out it was not original, however, but was translated from a Dutch play that had been being performed for some time in the Low Countries. Here the two are presented on facing pages, with explanatory notes and textual to Everyman.

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