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Author Cox, John D., 1945-
Title The devil and the sacred in English drama, 1350-1642 / John D. Cox.
Imprint Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Author Cox, John D., 1945-
Subject English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.
Devil in literature.
English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
English drama -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.
Christian drama, English -- History and criticism.
Christianity and literature -- England -- History.
Good and evil in literature.
Holy, The, in literature.
Description 1 online resource (x, 257 pages) : illustrations
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE Stage devils and oppositional thinking; CHAPTER TWO The devil and the sacred in the English mystery plays; CHAPTER THREE Stage devils and sacramental community in non-cycle plays; CHAPTER FOUR Stage devils and early social satire; CHAPTER FIVE Protestant devils and the new community; CHAPTER SIX The devils of "Dr. Faustus"; CHAPTER SEVEN Reacting to Marlowe; CHAPTER EIGHT The devil and the sacred on the Shakespearean stage: theatre and belief; CHAPTER NINE Traditional morality and magical thinking.
Summary John Cox tells the intriguing story of stage devils from their earliest appearance in English plays to the closing of the theatres by parliamentary order in 1642. The book spans both medieval and Renaissance drama from the Mystery cycles through to plays by Greene, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Jonson, Middleton and Davenant.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 0511017243 (electronic bk.)
9780511017247 (electronic bk.)
0521790905 (hb)
9780521790901 (hb)
0511031416 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511031410 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
051111897X (electronic bk.)
9780511118975 (electronic bk.)
9780511483271 (electronic bk.)
0511483279 (electronic bk.)
9786610159284 (electronic bk.)
6610159289 (electronic bk.)
9780521031189 (paperback)
OCLC # 56735165
Additional Format Print version: Cox, John D., 1945- Devil and the sacred in English drama, 1350-1642. Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000 0521790905 (DLC) 00036290 (OCoLC)43811094

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