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Five mumming plays for schools.

Alex Helm

Five mumming plays for schools.

by Alex Helm

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Published by English Folk Dance & Song Society; Folk-Lore Society .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEnglish Folk Dance and Song Society. Publications)(Folk-Lore Society. Publication
The Physical Object
Pagination45p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20276508M

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It is long time since the EFDSS published a book on folk plays. In many ways, this is meant to be a successor to Alex Helm’s Five Mumming Plays for Schools, which has been out of date and out of print for quite some time. As the sub-title states, this book is intended to be an introduction to English mummers’ plays - and they definitely mean English.

The book has five sections, plus a Foreword and Introduction. Section 1 deals with History, Origins, Heyday and Decline, and Mummers Today. Section 2 covers the detail of the play and its performers: names of characters; types of performance; types of play; costumes; venues, attitudes and motives.

Wantage Mummers are lively performers of a historic, local traditional mummers play, or mumming play, in the Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire; it is a hero-combat type performance.

Deep but dated thinking, with five texts. Weak on Wooing Plays. Important, as it dissects the plays, creating the terminology to define the different characters and the various parts of the action. Recommended as the first book for a newcomer to Mumming.

Chambers discussed folk plays in his two-volume work The Mediaeval Stage, Clarendon Press, Oxford. In the second of a Five Books series marking the th year since the Five mumming plays for schools.

book most popular playwright’s death, eminent Shakespearean René Weis picks his five favourite plays, and explains why King Lear will.

A 14th-century manuscript in the Bodleian Library contains the first illustration of mummers, costumed players or “guisers” performing occasionally out-of-doors in a merry band, for amusement and/or some form of compensation.

These mummers, wearing masks of stag, rabbit, and horse heads, are in good company: accompanying them in the margins of this cycle of Alexandrian. Death Takes the Train A short play for four actors about Death's new mode of transportation. Click for More Plays for Four Actors.

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Readers read from a "script" and reading parts are divided among the readers. No memorization, costumes, blocking, or special lighting is needed. Find the best books, literary resources and educational solutions for kids at Scholastic, a leader in publishing and education for nearly years.

The York Plays, ed. by Richard Beadle (HTML at Michigan) Filed under: Children's plays, American. Tit for Tat: A Play for Little Folks (Chicago and New York: Dramatic Pub. Co., c), by Marjorie Benton Cooke (multiple formats at Indiana) Filed under: Children's plays, American -- History and criticism.

In fact, it is really two books in one – a systematic survey of masks and mumming customs in Nordic and neighbouring countries, and papers from the Masks and Mumming conference held in Turku, Finland in Given its size and the variety of contributions, the editor, Terry Gunnell, is to be congratulated on such a professionally-produced.

Mummers' plays are folk plays performed by troupes of amateur actors, traditionally all male, known as mummers or guisers (also by local names such as rhymers, pace-eggers, soulers, tipteerers, wrenboys, and galoshins).

It refers particularly to a play in which a number of characters are called on stage, two of whom engage in a combat, the loser being revived by a doctor character. Medieval and Tudor Drama: Twenty-Four Plays (Applause Books) - Kindle edition by Gassner, John.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Medieval and Tudor Drama: Twenty-Four Plays (Applause Books)/5(5). Books which have been written specifically about Mumming are: Brody, Alan The English Mummers and Their Plays: Traces of Ancient Mystery {University of Pennsylvania Publications in Folklore & Folklife, no} University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia.

() / Routledge & Kegan Paul. [] [ISBN ]. / pp. The. Helm, Alex, ed. Five Mumming Plays for Schools. London: Folk-Lore Society and English Folk Dance and Song Society, Print. In addition to Helm’s critical work, he has put together collections of Mummers’ plays.

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Mummers' plays are folk plays performed by troupes of amateur actors, traditionally all male, known as mummers or guisers (also by local names such as rhymers, pace-eggers, soulers, tipteerers, wrenboys, and galoshins).It refers particularly to a play in which a number of characters are called on stage, two of whom engage in a combat, the loser being revived by a doctor character; this play is.

The mumming play is a play within a play, being scene 2 of 8. The play as a The play as a whole is similar to the film The Wicker Man, complete with burning : Peter Millington.

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The scripts below are fairy tales meant to be narrated with a younger audience in mind. mumming play, form of drama developed in England in the early 17th cent., based on the legend of St.

George and the dragon. The central theme of the play is the death and resurrection of the hero. The mumming play possibly evolved from some primitive folk celebration.Subject: RE: Mumming plays From: Chocolate Pi Date: 08 May 00 - PM We did a mummers's play every year in our elementary school Winter Revels (emphatically _not_ Christmas Revels, since 1/3 the school was Jewish and another 1/4 was first-generation immigrants, mostly Chinese and Russian); characters were played by boys and girls alike; most often without regard to the gender of the character.Wild and Wacky: 60 One-Minute Monologues for A Crown in Time: A Time Travel Romance (Thief in Shakespeare's Scribe (Shakespeare Stealer Book Harry Potter y el legado maldito: El guión oficial The Firework Maker's Daughter (Oberon Plays for Five.