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The Second Shepherd's Play Lisl Beer Adapted This Famous Play From The Towley Manuscript Of Old English As Observed In FaceBook, The Play Is Actually Two Separate Stories Presented Sequentially The First Is A Non Biblical Story About A Thief, Mak, Who Steals A Sheep From Three Shepherds He And His Wife, Gill, Attempt To Deceive The Shepherds By Pretending The Sheep Is Their Son The Shepherds Are Fooled At First However, They Later Discover Mak S Deception And Toss Him On A Blanket As A Punishment


About the Author: Wakefield Master

The Wakefield Mystery Play cycle is the work of many authors, some sourced from the York Cycle However, the most significant contribution has been attributed to an anonymous author known as the Wakefield Master It is believed that his additions include Noah, The First Shepherds Play, The Second Shepherds Play, Herod the Great and The Buffeting of Christ This common authorship is suspected d



10 thoughts on “The Second Shepherd's Play

  1. says:

    Had to read this for my Shakespeare class looking back at how plays were before him and I must say that I quite enjoyed it Usually old English plays are hard to follow but this one certainly wasn t and it was a nice story Though when the Angel calls upon them after they ve dealt with Mak, was pretty random..


  2. says:

    Just read this for my British Lit class Don t have too many thoughts, but it was pretty entertaining The whole sheep plot was funny, but the story itself got pretty sidetracked when the Angel came Not the best thing I ve ever read for a class, but it didn t hurt either.


  3. says:

    This is a lovely play base on religious faith told in old English language full of rhyme and alliteration, a short play which is love to read


  4. says:

    Extremely short Medieval play about the Annunciation to and Adoration of the Shepherds that was really fun to read I enjoyed how human the shepherds and their complaints were Lord what, these weathers are cold, and I am ill happed Lord, these weathers are spitous, and the weather full keen And the frost so hideous they water mine een,No lie.Now in dry, now in wet,Now in snow, now in sleet,When my shoon freeze to my feetIt is not all easy.They complain about the weather, about the work, how masters live


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    I read this in anticipation of the performance November 27, 2016 at the Folger Turns out it was great preparation While it s not absolutely necessary to read the work in advance, it does enrich the experience Certainly spending some time with a good summary and character overview is essential The Folger performance was greatly enriched by over 20 musical pieces, most of them from the 15th century and earlier and thus familiar to the medieval mystery play audience.The Second Shepherd s play is noted for its marvelous char


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  8. says:

    This play is quite a riot if I must say so myself Most of my enjoyment was in it s theatricality, and imagining what this would look like on a stage I recommend not only reading this play, but watching a production of it either in person or on YouTube.


  9. says:

    Simple, clever and fitting for Christmas.


  10. says:

    Actually turned out to be hilarious I highly recommend it if you can get past the language barrier concerning Middle English


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