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1. Record Number: 13633
Author(s): Mazingue, Aurélie.
Title : Paroles et présence de Marie dans le "Mystère de l'Assomption" de Rodez [The author analyzes a fifteenth century French play of more than 1700 verses concerning the Virgin Mary's bodily elevation to heaven. Although there is an emphasis on death, Mary adopts a hopeful attitude and encourages others facing their mortality. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: European Medieval Drama , 8., ( 2004):  Pages 173 - 183.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 10889
Author(s): Massip, J. Francesc
Title : The Staging of the Assumption in Europe [The death and Assumption of the Virgin Mary was one of the most widely enacted sequences in late medieval religious dramas. Various staging solutions were used across Europe: horizontal staging in churches; urban staging on fixed, horizontal stages; church staging with a vertical arrangement; urban staging on a moveable stage; and urban staging on a fixed vertical stage. While performances in the North often featured demons and devils, displays in the South featured sets that depicted the heavens and made use of aerial machines. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Comparative Drama , 25., 1 ( 1991):  Pages 17 - 28.
Year of Publication: 1991.