Playing Thieves: Objects, Narratives, Rubrics and Interpretation in a Medieval Good Friday Ritual

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Abstract

This paper describes the origin, development, and interpretation of a curious brief dramatic element in the medieval Western Good Friday liturgy. It describes the transformative interplay between rubric, material objects, performance practice, and interpretation, in the context of the reading of the Passion narrative.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMedialität und Materialität 'großer Narrative'
Subtitle of host publicationReligiöse (Re)Formationen
EditorsManfred Kern, Thomas Kühtreiber, Isabella Nicka, Alexander Zerfaß
Place of PublicationHeidelberg
PublisherUniversitätsverlag C. Winter
ISBN (Print)978-3-8253-4787-1
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 1-Apr-2021
EventMedialität und Materialität "großer Narrative" - Institut für Realienkunde des Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit, Krems an der Donau, Austria
Duration: 27-Sep-201727-Oct-2017

Publication series

NameInterdisziplinäre Beiträge zu Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit
PublisherUniversitätsverlag Winter
Volume11

Conference

ConferenceMedialität und Materialität "großer Narrative"
CountryAustria
CityKrems an der Donau
Period27/09/201727/10/2017

Keywords

  • Medieval Liturgy
  • Monastic Customaries
  • Ordines Romani
  • Amalarius of Metz
  • Performance
  • Good Friday
  • medieval studies
  • Material culture

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