Adam and Eve Driven from Eden
Other Plays by Armourers
Armourers (medieval English guild), "Adam and Eve Driven from Eden,"
a 14th century English __-minute mystery play in English, with music, drawn from the Book of Genesis by the Armourers, set in Eden, in the time of Genesis,
• original manuscript in British Museum;
• also, in The York Play: A Facsimile of British Library MS Additional 35290: Together with a Facsimile of the Ordo Paginarum Section of the A/Y Memorandum Book, with an introduction by Richard Beadle and Peter Meredith; and a note on the music by Richard Rastall, Leeds texts and monographs, Medieval Drama Facsimiles series, 7 (Leeds: University of Leeds, School of English, 1983), LCCN 84-221144 r96;
• also, in York Plays: The Plays Performed by the Crafts or Mysteries of York on the Day of Corpus Christi in the 14th, 15th, and 16th Centuries, edited by Lucy Toulmin Smith (1838-1911) (Oxford, Clarendon press, 1885), LCCN 01-19069;
• also, in The York Cycle of Mystery Plays: A Complete Version, edited by John Stanley Purvis (1890-____) (London, S. P. C. K., 1957), LCCN 57-59008;
• also, in York Plays: The Plays Performed by the Crafts or Mysteries of York on the Day of Corpus Christi in the 14th, 15th, and 16th Centuries, from the manuscript in the library of Lord Ashburnham, edited with introduction and glossary by Lucy Toulmin Smith (1838-1911) (New York: Russell & Russell, Inc., Publishers, 1963), LCCN 63-15180.;
• also, in The York Cycle of Mystery Plays: A Complete Version, [edited] by the Reverend J. S. Purvis (aka John Stanley, 1890-____), 1st paperback edition (London: S. P. C. K., 1978), ISBN 028103673X;
• also, in York Plays [selections], edited by Richard Beadle and Pamela M. King, The World’s Classics series;
• also, in York Mystery Plays: A Selection in Modern Spelling, edited by Richard Beadle and Pamela M. King (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1995), ISBN 0192824376.
• Research could include Gerald Byron Kinneavy’s A Concordance to The York Plays, with a textual introduction by Richard Beadle, Garland Reference Library of the Humanities series, vol. 626 (New York: Garland, 1986), ISBN 0824086562.
• Also, research should include Early Theatre 3 (2000), Special Volume: The York Cycle Then and Now (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada: McMaster University Press, 2000), ISSN 1206-9078, email@example.com, for valuable aids to study and production.
• Also, research should include full online text at University of Virginia Library, Electronic Text Center, Middle English Collection http://etext.virginia.edu/mideng.browse.html.
• Crown of thorns graphic from Lucy Toulmin Smith on the Corpus Christi Plays and play list, http://www.boyntons.us/yorkshire/religion/corpuschristi/corpuschristiplays.html, accessed June 26, 2007.
Bible, Christian drama, cycles, fourteenth century, Jesus (aka Jesus Christ, aka Christ Jesus, aka Jesus of Nazareth, aka the Son of Mary, source of the Christian religion, Savior in the Christian faith, circa 6 B.C. - circa A.D. 30), Middle English, miracle-plays, mystery play, York.