Enacting the Bible in Medieval and Early Modern Drama

Eva von Contzen (Editor), Chanita Goodblatt (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportBookpeer-review


The thirteen chapters in this collection open up new horizons for the study of biblical drama by putting special emphasis on multitemporality, the intersections of biblical narrative and performance, and the strategies employed by playwrights to rework and adapt the biblical source material in Catholic, Protestant and Jewish culture.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationManchester
PublisherManchester University Press
Number of pages304
ISBN (Electronic)9781526131607
ISBN (Print)9781526131591
StatePublished - 13 Mar 2020

Publication series

NameManchester Medieval Literature and Culture
PublisherManchester University Press


  • Drama, Medieval
  • Drama
  • Bible plays


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