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THE 331x - Theatre History & Dramatic Literature I, II, & III

a course guide for THE 3311, THE 3312, and THE 3313

Literature Criticism

Literature Criticism Databases

Notable Plays

Medieval German Closet Drama (10th century)

  • Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim – Dulcitius, Gallicanus, Callimachus, Paphnutius, Abraham, Sapientia

Liturgical Drama (10th – 12th centuries)

  • Anonymous – The Bridegroom, The Play of the Star, The Three Students, The Three Daughters, The Play of Antichrist, The Croxton Play of the Sacrament, The Play of Daniel, The Passion (from the Carmina Burana)
  • Hildegard of Bingen – The Play of the Virtues

Morality Plays (12th – 16th centuries)

  • Anonymous – Everyman, Mankind, The Castle of Perseverance

Cycle/Mystery Plays (14th – 16th centuries)

  • Anonymous – York Cycle, Wakefield/Townley Cycle, N-Town Cycle, Chester Cycle