Books Like Everyman by Philip Roth | Suggesting Reading

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The Second Shepherd's Play is one of two nativity plays that has survived from the medieval period. Both the author and the exact date of publication are unknown, but this mystery play is thought to date from the mid-fifteenth century. Like Everyman, it is a good example of the religious influence on early European drama.

The Chester Pageant of Noah's Flood is another early English mystery play. It dates from the mid-fifteenth century and was so popular that it was still being performed late into the sixteenth century.

The York Cycle of the Creation and the Fall of Lucifer is one of the earliest mystery plays. Like many other medieval dramas, the author is unknown and the exact date of publication is also undiscovered.

Christopher Marlowe's Dr. Faustus is an Elizabethan example of how morality plays influenced the drama of the late-sixteenth century. Archetype characters...

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