Mimesis

Independent scholar Tobin Nellhaus provides an introduction to mimesis – a concept that concerns the relationship between art and the world. Nellhaus explores how the term’s various meanings in relation to theatre and performance have developed over time, from ancient Greece to modern-day realism, and argues that no one approach can really cover every aspect or possibility of art.
Digital Theatre
(2017)
Concise Introduction

Mystery Plays

Former Reader in Drama and Theatre at the University of Birmingham, Robert Leach outlines the development of mystery plays in the Middle Ages. With a focus on mystery cycles in medieval Britain, Leach explains how stories from the Bible were often brought to life on pageant wagons with elements of comedy, tragedy and remarkable theatricality.
Digital Theatre
(2018)
Concise Introduction