Comedy, History & Morality: Three Early Tudor Plays
Published on: 20th March, 2023
The earliest extant plays from the Tudor period include comedies and a historical morality, which give an insight into how theatre developed.
A summary of the elements that came together to make Tudor theatre a very special development.
Students and Masters become playwrights looking to Seneca
Nicolas Udal, schoolmaster and writer of the earliest surviving comedy
A summary of Ralph Roister Doister
The problem of the authorship of Gammer Gurton's Needle
A summary of Gammer Gurton's Needle
John Bale and the manuscript of King Johan
A summary of the plot of King Johan
How King Johan works as a morality play, a history play and a tragedy.
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