Theater, culture, and community in Reformation Bern, 1523-1555

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This study examines the sociocultural context of ten plays, including 15 song texts, performed during the formative years of the Bernese Reformation. It treats not only three pre-reform carnival plays by Niklaus Manuel, but also six newly edited works by local court secretary Hans von Rute.
  • BRILL; January 2002
  • ISBN: 9789004123533
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  • Title: Theater, culture, and community in Reformation Bern, 1523-1555
  • Author: G. Ehrstine
  • Imprint: BRILL