Additional Resources for Everyman by Philip Roth

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Fifield, Merle. The Castle in the Circle, Ball State University Press, 1967.

Fifield studies the staging of morality plays. He also offers a staging of the play using medieval production information.

Munson, William. "Knowing and Doing in Everyman" in the Chaucer Review, Vol. 19, no. 3, 1985, pp. 252-71.

Munson argues that one of Everyman's primary points is the assertion that struggle is as important to man as knowledge.

Speaight, Robert. "Everyman and Euripides" in his William Poel and the Elizabethan Revival, Heinemann, 1954.

Speaight describes Poel's production of Everyman and discusses his problems with the play's theology.

Thomas, Helen S. "The Meaning of the Character Knowledge in Everyman" in the Mississippi Quarterly, Vol. XIV, no. 1, Winter, 1960-61, pp. 3-13.

Thomas argues that Knowledge is a "wisdom figure whose function it was to counsel Everyman wisely."

Van Dyke, Carolyn. "The Intangible and Its Image: Allegorical Discourse and the Cast of Everyman" in Acts...

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