This study argues that late medieval English 'mystery plays' were about masculinity as much as Christian theology, modes of devotion, or civic self-consciousness. Performed repeatedly by generations of merchants and craftsmen, these Biblical plays produced fantasies and anxieties of middle class, urban masculinity, many of which are familiar today.
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Author Biography - Christina M. Fitzgerald
CHRISTINA FITZGERALD is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Toledo in Ohio, USA.