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Beadle, Richard

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Works: 65 works in 218 publications in 3 languages and 4,899 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Manuscripts  Sources  Records and correspondence  Catalogs  Poetry  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Bibliography  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Other, Speaker, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR1261, 792.09420902
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Most widely held works by Richard Beadle
The Cambridge companion to medieval English theatre by Richard Beadle ( Book )
55 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The drama of the English Middle Ages is perennially popular with students and theatre audiences alike. This book provides an authoritative introduction and an up-to-date, illustrated guide to the mystery cycles, morality drama and saints' plays which flourished from the late fourteenth to the mid-sixteenth centuries. The book emphasises regional diversity in the period and engages with the literary, and particularly the theatrical values of the plays. After a general introduction there are chapters devoted to each of the major regional cycles, the less-well known East Anglian and Cornish traditions, the morality drama and saints' plays. Two illustrated chapters are devoted to the performance of medieval plays, in their own time and in recent modern revivals. A full reference section includes a guide to scholarship and criticism, an extensive classified bibliography and a chronological table
York mystery plays : a selection in modern spelling by Richard Beadle ( Book )
31 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The York cycle is the oldest and best-known of the English mystery cycles, and its depth and scope are reflected in the selection printed here. The shape of the cycle was governed by subject-matter of enduring spiritual significance, both to its contemporary audience and in later literary and artistic tradition, and the selection reflects these concerns. Included are plays on the Creation, the Fall of Man, the Incarnation, Passion, and Resurrection of Christ, and the Last Judgement. The Passion sequence has been expanded by six of the eight plays generally attributed to the great poetic dramatist known as the York Realist: the authentic text of these plays is not otherwise available in paperback. As well as providing detailed annotation, this edition offers an introduction which examines the history of the cycle and discusses the immensely popular modern productions in York and elsewhere
The York plays ( Book )
6 editions published in 1982 in English and English, Middle and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Findern manuscript (Cambridge University Library ms. Ff. 1.6) ( Book )
15 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and English, Middle and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New science out of old books : studies in manuscripts and early printed books in honour of A.I. Doyle ( Book )
7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This international collection of original studies of late-medieval English manuscripts and early-modern printed books celebrates the life-long work of A.I. Doyle, formerly keeper of Rare Books at Durham University Library and Emeritus Reader in Bibliography. The broad character of Doyle's research interests is reflected in the wide range of areas covered by these essays, from late-medieval book production, textual transmission and reception, to the part books played in the lives of English people from the twelfth to the seventeenth century. New Science out of Old Books brings together these varied interests in a body of scholarship which not only honours but continues to extend the research of one of the leading authorities on medieval English books. It is illustrated with over 60 plates, the majority showing hitherto unreproduced features of manuscripts and early printed books, and concludes with a bibliography of Doyle's own writings
The York plays : a critical edition of the York Corpus Christi play as recorded in British Library Additional MS 35290 ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Definitive scholarly edition of the York Plays. It supersedes this editor's previous edition (of the text only), published in the York Medieval Texts Series in 1982. Volume 2 offers an entirely new, full commentary and glossary to facilitate study of the revised and corrected text (published with an introduction in volume 1), and incorporating the most recent scholarly views and discoveries. The York Plays, a cycle of religious dramas on Biblical subjects, ranging from the Creation through the life and Passion of Christ, to the Last Judgement, are one of the great literary and theatrical monuments of the later Middle Ages in English. They were financed by merchants and master craftsmen and their guilds, and expressed not only the essential theological land devotional beliefs of their time, but also the wealth, prestige, and economic vitality of medieval York."-- Publisher description
Paston letters and papers of the fifteenth century by Paston ( Book )
in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Paston family papers provide an incomparable picture of life in fifteenth-century England, and richly illustrate the resources of the language at an important period. They have long been consulted by historians and other students of the fifteenth century for their information about social history and politics, both within East Anglia and also nationally. This authoritative edition, by Professor Norman Davis--formerly Director of the Early English Text Society--was published by the Clarendon Press in 1971 (volume I) and 1976 (volume II) but has long been out of print. In addition to the letters and papers themselves, Volume I contains excellent biographical sketches of the writers, a full comparative chronological table, and an informative introduction to the separate documents. Volume II contains correspondence addressed to the Pastons by others than members of the family. This is arranged in chronological order under the names of the recipients, and in addition some sixty miscellaneous documents are also included. A third volume, which Professor Davis was unable to complete before his death, is in preparation, edited by Dr. Richard Beadle and Professor Colin Richmond. This will include the remaining text and the indexes, and will complete the series
Poetical works : a facsimile of Cambridge University Library MS GG. 4.27 by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
8 editions published in 1979 in English, Middle and English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
St. John's College, Cambridge, Manuscript L.1 : a facsimile by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaucer to Shakespeare : essays in honour of Shinsuke Ando ( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nicholas Love at Waseda : proceedings of the international conference, 20-22 July, 1995 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paston letters and papers of the fifteenth century ( Book )
9 editions published in 2005 in English and English, Middle and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manuscript miscellanies, c. 1450-1700 ( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The York plays A critical edition of the York Corpus Christi play as recorded in British Library additional MS 35290 ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and English, Middle and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catalogue of the Pepys Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge by Pepys Library ( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catalogue of the Pepys Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge by Pepys Library ( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The York plays : a critical edition of the York Corpus Christi play as recorded in British Library Additional MS 35290 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paston letters and papers of the fifteenth century by Norman Davis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paston letters and papers of the fifteenth century by Paston family ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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