Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

"J.Chambers" (1949)

Source:
"Jessie Chambers" (Auth.); [David Herbert Lawrence (Auth.)]
AN ENJOYABLE CHRISTMAS: A PRELUDE: "Sweet pleasure after pain..." : D.H.Lawrence's story [features a Notts. Christmas Guysers play]
Nottinghamshire Guardian, *10th Dec.1949, pp.12a-e,9

Reprint of "J.Chambers" (1907) - 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; Reprinted 1949
Subjects: Christmas; Guysers; Play; Short Story; "Chambers,J." (1907); St. George; Beelzebub; Illustration
Archives: Ref.: TD00555

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Oct.1994

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