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by Mary Erler

  • ISBN: 0802098584
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  • Author: Mary Erler
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division; Edition Unstated edition (March 22, 2008)
  • Pages: 504 pages
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Ecclesiastical London book.

Ecclesiastical London book. Continuing in the tradition established by previous volumes of the Records of Early English Drama, Ecclesiastical London presents the erated dramatic records of London, notably its parishes and St. Paul's Cathedral.

It was founded in 1976 by a group of international scholars interested in understanding the native tradition of English playmaking that apparently flourished in late medieval provincial towns and formed the context for the development of the English Renaissance theatre, including the work of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

Mary Carpenter Erler is an American literary scholar specialising in medieval and early modern English literature and printing .

Mary Carpenter Erler is an American literary scholar specialising in medieval and early modern English literature and printing, and on women's reading and book-ownership in the same periods. Since 2015, she has been a distinguished professor in Fordham University's English Faculty. Reading and Writing during the Dissolution: Monks, Nuns and Friars 1530–1558 (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

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When the Records of Early English Drama (REED) project was founded in 1975, it. .Mary C. Erler (e., Records of Early English Drama : Ecclesiastical London (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008) xliv. Henceforth REED in note references.

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until 1642, when the Puritans closed the London theatres.

REED examines the historical manuscripts that provide external evidence of drama, secular music, and other communal entertainment and ceremony from the Middle Ages until 1642, when the Puritans closed the London theatres. Twenty-five collections of records have been completed since the first REED collection, York, appeared in 1979; the most recent one, REED: Lincolnshire, comes out in 2009.

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Erler, Mary C. 1937–(Mary Carpenter Erler) PERSONAL . Sharon Wright in the Canadian Journal of History called Erler's book an "elegant and useful study. 1937–(Mary Carpenter Erler) PERSONAL:Born November 15, 1937, in Tiffin, OH; daughter of Robert Charles and Alice Regina Carpenter; married Robert John Erler III, September 21, 1962; children: two. Education: St. Mary's College, . 1959; University of Chicago, . Contributor to Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, Volume 3: 1400-1557, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1999.

Continuing in the tradition established by previous volumes of the Records of Early English Drama, Ecclesiastical London presents the ecclesiastically-generated dramatic records of London, notably its parishes and St. Paul's Cathedral. Among the topics addressed by editor Mary Erler are parish calendar customs such as hocking and maying, parish pageant cars and costumes, and the widespread popularity of boy bishops and of Palm Sunday prophets throughout London. Erler also looks at St. Paul's choristers' theatre under master Sebastian Westcote and examines its controversial venue.

Among the many primary source materials examined in this volume are records from London's religious houses and parish accounts, as well as episcopal visitation injunctions and other documents of control and authority at the time. Ecclesiastical London concludes with ten invaluable appendices that look at subjects from Paul's Cross sermons to boy bishops. This volume presents a significant amount of new information about the history of drama in London, including discussion of a previously unknown performance by 'the clerks of London' in 1391-92, and the 1540 inventory of Henry Walton, which contains two substantial collections of costumes, identifying Walton as an important theatrical entrepreneur of the mid sixteenth century.

This extensively researched volume is an important addition to the REED series and will be fascinating to those interested in the history of London and of the theatre in general.



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