Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

"J.Chambers" (1907)

Source:
"Jessie Chambers" (Auth.); [David Herbert Lawrence (Auth.)]
AN ENJOYABLE CHRISTMAS: A PRELUDE: "Sweet pleasure after pain..." [D.H.Lawrence short story featuring a Christmas Guysers play]
Nottinghamshire Guardian, *7th Dec.1907, p.17a-e

A Christmas short story set in the Notts. coalfield. It features a three-man Guysers play. The characters St. George and Beelzebub are mentioned, and there is some description of costumes. One of the ilustrations shows two Guysers making up in front of a mirror.

Index Terms:
Locations: Notts.
Years: Publ. 1907
Subjects: Christmas; Guysers ; Play; Short Story; St. George; Beelzebub; Illustration
Archives: Ref.: TD00554

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Oct.1994

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