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The N-Town Plays: Bibliography

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———. “Purity and Danger: The Paradox of Mary’s Body and the En-Gendering of the Infancy Narrative in the English Mystery Cycles.” In Feminist Approaches to the Body in Medieval Literature. Ed. Linda Lomperis and Sarah Stanbury. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993. Pp. 65–95.

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———. Index of Songs in the Mystery Plays. Early Drama, Art, and Music Reference Series 2. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 1980.

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———. See also Assumption of the Virgin.

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———. See also The N-Town Plays.

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