The Creation, to the Fifth Day
Playsterers, The (medieval English guild),
The Creation, to the Fifth Day, a __-minute 14th-century verse mystery play in Middle English from the Book of Genesis in the Old Testament of the Bible,
in original manuscript in British Museum, London, England;
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, edited by Richard Beadle and Peter Meredith with a note on the music by Richard Rastall. Leeds texts and monographs, Medieval Drama Facsimiles series, 7 (Leeds, West Yorkshire, England: 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, 1st paperback edition, edited by the Reverend J. S. Purvis (aka John Stanley, 1890-____) (London: S. P. C. K., 1978), ISBN 028103673X;
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;
script/rights available online from http://www.umm.maine.edu/faculty/necastro/drama/york/play_02.txt.
Deus (m), hegh Godhede.
Gerard NeCastro, firstname.lastname@example.org, has placed online forty-nine texts of the York Cycle, http://www.umm.maine.edu/faculty/necastro/drama/york/index.asp; NeCastro says that users can feel free to read and use all of these texts, copyright 2003 with all rights reserved. He requests e-mail notification of use.
Research could include The York Plays, edited by Richard Beadle, York Medieval Texts, second series (London: E. Arnold, 1982), ISBN 0713163267.
Also, research could include The Staging of Religious Drama in Europe in the Later Middle Ages: Texts and Documents in English Translation, translated by Raffaella Ferrari [et al.], edited by Peter Meredith and John E. Tailby, Early Drama, Art, and Music Monograph series, 4, errata sheet inserted (Kalamazoo, Michigan, U.S.A.: Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, 1983, 1982), ISBN 0918720230, ISBN 0918720249.
Also, research could include Gerald Byron Kinneavys 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 could include The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Theatre, edited by Richard Beadle, Cambridge Companions to Literature series (Cambridge England; New York, New York, U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 1994), ISBN 0521366704, ISBN 0521459168.
Also, research could include York Mystery Plays: A Selection in Modern Spelling, edited by Richard Beadle and Pamela M. King, The Worlds Classics series (Oxford, England; New York: Oxford University Press, 1995), ISBN 0192824376.
Also, research could include A Concordance to the York Plays, compiled by Gerald Byron Kinneavy, with textual Introduction by Richard Beadle (New York: Garland, 1986).
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.
Bible, Christ (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christ), 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.