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The Wakefield Mystery Plays

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This collection of thirteen dramatic works is translated from the famous manuscript of fifteenth-century Biblical enactments found near the English town of Wakefield. The cycle is notable for the "The Second Shepherd's Play," one of the great treasures of medieval literature.
Paperback, 560 pages
Published March 17th 1969 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published June 1961)
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I had to read this for a medieval lit class. Not bad I suppose. I am a bit tired of religious themed plays nowadays, unless I am shown something radically different. I still got some good stuff out of it for my assignments.
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