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Author Ehrstine, Glenn.

Title Theater, culture, and community in Reformation Bern, 1523-1555 / by Glenn Ehrstine
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 346 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Series Studies in medieval and Reformation thought, 0585-6914 ; v. 85
Studies in medieval and Reformation thought ; v. 85. 0585-6914
Contents Preface and Acknowledgements; Illustrations; Abbreviations; Chapter One: Performing the Protestant Reformation; Chapter Two: Bern at the Crossroads of Reform; Chapter Three: Protestant Carnival: A Contradiction in Terms?; Chapter Four: Theocracy and Theater; Chapter Five: Protestant Visual Culture and the Stage; Chapter Six: Music, Play, and Worship; Chapter Seven: Mediating Change; Appendix: Song Texts; Bibliography; Index of Persons; Index of Places; Index of Subjects; Index of Biblical Citations
Summary This study examines the sociocultural context of ten plays, including 15 song texts, performed during the formative years of the Bernese Reformation. It treats not only three pre-reform carnival plays by Niklaus Manuel, but also six newly edited works by local court secretary Hans von Rute
Analysis Humaniora Teater og dans
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-331) and indexes
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Subject Arts, Swiss -- Switzerland -- Bern (Canton)
Christian drama, German -- Switzerland -- Bern (Canton) -- History and criticism.
Protestantism and literature.
Reformation -- Switzerland -- Bern (Canton)
Swiss drama (German) -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Swiss drama (German) -- Switzerland -- Bern (Canton) -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Switzerland -- Bern (Canton) -- History -- 16th century.
Bern (Switzerland : Canton) -- Church history -- 16th century.
Genre/Form Church history.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1417536764 (electronic bk.)
9781417536764 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)