Perspectives on Folk Drama, Bretton Hall College, 7 April 1979


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Contents: 1978 - Apr.1979 - Oct.1979 - 1980 - 1981 - 1982 - 1983 - 1984 - 1985 - 1994 - 1998 - 2002 - 2011 - 2012

  • Introduction to the conference
    Mr Peter Harrop

  • Festival of the Christian Calendar and Folk Drama [The Medieval Period]
    Prof. Glynne Wickam

  • [Checked with author's collection. No typescript. Probably based on:

    (1981) Drama of the Christian Calendar
    Early English Stages, 1300-1660, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, vol.III, 1981, ch.2]

  • Performance of a Folk Play

  • The Chapbook and Folk Drama [The Eighteenth Century]
    Ms Georgina Smith [now Boyes]

    [Published as:

    Georgina Smith (1981) Chapbooks and Traditional Plays: Communication and Performance
    Folklore, 1981, Vol.92, No.ii, pp.208-218]

  • Performance of a Folk Play

  • The Mummers' Play as Popular Drama [The Nineteenth Century]
    Mr A.E.Green

  • [Published as:

    (1980) Popular Drama and the Mummers' Play
    Performance and Politics in Popular Drama, Cambridge University Press, 1980, pp.139-166]

  • Performance Context and Textual Variation in English Folk Drama [Twentieth Century]
    Mr P.S.Smith

    Abstract: PSS had taped all of one season's performances by Antrobus Soulcakers and put them all into a computor which could then identify every variation in what was said.

  • The Old Tup of Derbyshire
    Dr Ian Russell

  • [Published as:

    Ian Russell (1979) A Survey of Traditional Drama in North East Derbyshire 1970-1978
    Folk Music Journal, 1979, Vol.3 No.5, pp.399-478]

  • Closing discussion.


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