Alexandra F. Johnston Fonds

Series 5: Scholarship and publications

Title

Scholarship and publications

Dates of Creation

1971–2009

Extent

84 cm of textual records

Scope and Content

Series consists of records relating to Johnston's academic scholarship and publications, 1971–2009, including notebooks (notes and transcriptions from archival research), correspondence, lectures, article drafts and unpublished papers. Also includes records relating to ‘Bring Furth the Pagants’: Essays Presented to Alexandra F. Johnston and other publications about Johnston.

Subjects

  • Academic achievement
  • English drama—Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600—History and criticism
  • English drama—To 1500—History and criticism
  • Literature—Research

Box/File List

Acc.No. Box File Title Date
2009.12V 12 1 Research correspondence, York records 1972–1980
12 2 Merchant adventurers, York (B.P. Johnson) 1971–1976
12 3 Yule [in Yorke] 1976
OS 1 Chart of early English drama n.d.
12 4 [Untitled notebook, includes transcription of “The royal progress of Henry VII from Henry’s point of view”] 1974
12 5 [untitled notebook—including City of York Archives: Chamberlain’s books of account vol. I (1446)] n.d.
12 6 [notebook] Oxford and York Oct–Nov 1971
12 7 [notebook] York November 1971 (1) Nov 1971
12 8 [notebook] November 1971 (2) York Nov 1971
12 9 [notebook] December 1971 (York) (3) February 1972 (York) Dec 1971–Feb 1972
12 10 [notebook] February 1972 York (4) Feb 1972
12 11 [notebook] March 1972 (York) 5 Mar 1972
12 12 [notebook] March 1972 (6) York Mar 1972
12 13 [notebook] York I 1974 1974
12 14 [notebook] York 1974 (2) 1974
12 15 [notebook] Beverley & York III 1974 1974
12 16 [notebook] York IV /74 1974
13 1 [publications] York Mercers and Pageant of Doomsday 1972 1972
13 2 [publications] Creed and Pater Noster Play Paper 1973; article 1975 1973, 1975
13 3 [publications] Towneley/Wakefield 1973–2004 1973–2004
13 4 [publications] Early notes on York 1975? 1975?
13 5 [publications] The York Cycle 1975 UTQ 1978 1978
13 6 [publications] Correspondence with Forrester, Jean 1973–81 [includes 2009 clarifying importance] 1973–1981
13 7 [publications] English Parliament of Heaven SITM 1983/1984 1983–1984
13 8 [publications] Lille Records—“External evidence for processional drama at Lille” paper 1986 RORD article 1988 1986, 1988
13 9 [publications] French encyclopedia project, when handed over 1984–2009
13 10 [publications] Malcove Cross project 1984–2009
13 11 [publications] The audience of the English moral play, paper 1986, article 1988 1986, 1988
13 12 [publications] York/Chester paper 1988, “City as patron” in Theatrical patronage in early modern England 2002 1998, 2002
13 13 [publications] Correspondence re: abortive project to re-print AFJ/MDRs articles 1989–91 1989–1991
13 14 [publications] Traders and playmakers papers book chapter, 1989/1991/1995 1989–1995
13 15 [publications] Summer festivals in the Thames Valley paper, 1992, article 1994 1992–1994
13 16 [publications] Maps from English parish drama, 1996 1996
13 17 [publications] Parish drama crisis 1535–1585, original paper 1996, later article 1999 1996–1999
13 18 [publications] West Country, paper 1996, article 2003 1996–2003
13 19 [publications] Proposal books, SEED, never happened n.d.
14 1 [publications] “Reformation and resistance” in The Parish in English life, 1997 1995–1997
14 2 [publications] “At the still point of the turning world” paper 1997; article 1998 1997–1998
14 3 [publications] Toronto edits 1998 [“Records of Early English Drama in Retrospect” in Toronto edits] 1998
14 4 [publications] Resurrection Easter, paper 1997, article 1998 1997–1998
14 5 [publications] William Revetour, 1998 1998
14 6 [publications] “The York Cycle then and now” paper Cornell 1998, articles 1999, 2000 1998–2000
14 7 [publications] “Editing London records” 1999 1999–2001
14 8 [publications] “Summer Festivals in the Thames Valley” paper 1992, article 1994 1992–1994
14 9 [publications] “John Waldeby, the Augustinian Friary and the Play of York” paper 2000, published 2002 2000–2002
14 10 [publications] “His language is lorne” 2000 2000
14 11 [publications] “Lady of the farm” paper 2001, article 2002 2001–2002
14 12 [publications] “Gendering abstractions” paper SITM 2001, article 2001 2001
14 13 [publications] “The founding of REED” paper 2002, article 2006 2002–2006
14 14 [publications] “The sanders of Worcestershire” Picturing Shakespeare Nov 15–16 2002 2002
14 15 [publications] “The mythical genre of the Corpus Christi play” Kalamazoo 2003 2003
14 16 [publications] Oxford Encyclopedia 2003 2000–2003
14 17 [publications] Research notes for various pieces on suppression of drama in the 16th century, 2004–5 2004–2005
15 1 [publications] “15th century Yorkshire drama: an hypothesis” 2004 2004
15 2 [publications] “Tudor drama, theatre and society” Blackwell’s Companion 2004 2004
15 3 [publications] Parish drama, Harlaxton symposium, 2002, published 2006 2002–2006
15 4 [publications] “The audience of early drama: REED and the techniques of historical fiction” 2006 2006
15 5 [publications] “The politics of civic drama and ceremony in late medieval and early modern Britain” 2007/2009 2007–2009
15 6 [publications] “And how the state will beare with it, I know not” Mills Festschrift n.d.
15 7 “Shakespeare and the Inherited Tradition” [between 2007-2009]
15 8 Sir Francis Knollys and his Progeny 2007 2007
15 9 Introduction —Cambridge Companion 2008 2008
15 10 Waterloo—conference paper (plenary 2005) [“‘And how the state will bear with, I knowe not’: Religious Drama and Reformation Politics, 1535–1580”] 2005
15 11 William Cecil and the Drama of Persuasion 2009 2007–2009
15 12 Research notes for Early Elizabethan Patronage (late 1990s) Late 1990s
15 13 Research notes/tables—Protestant/Catholic Patronage 1996?– 1996–1997
16 1 [unpublished paper] Folk Drama in Berkshire, 1980 1980
16 2 [unpublished paper] Play into Game in Post-Reformation England, 1983 1983
16 3 [unpublished paper] “My Life as a Researcher: It happened on day in Yorkshire” and “Item: paid for a pottyng stang”, 1984–9 1984–1989
16 4 [unpublished paper] The Critics and the Idea of a Cycle, 1985 1985
16 5 [unpublished paper] Producing Medieval Drama, 1985 1985
16 6 [unpublished paper] The Civic Procession of Leuven, 1986 1986
16 7 [unpublished paper] Cycle Drama in the Sixteenth Century, 1986 1986
16 8 [unpublished paper] REED in the 1990s 1989
16 9 [unpublished paper] The ‘Wakefield Cycle’ and the Records: Lessons in Scholarship 1990 1990
16 10 [unpublished paper] The Booth Stage: A Stationary Pageant Wagon 1991 1991
16 11 [unpublished paper] Music, Drama and Ceremony in Late Medieval and Early Modern Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, 1991 1991
16 12 [unpublished paper] Acting Mary: The Emotional Realism of the Virgin in the N-Town Passion Play, 1991 1991
16 13 [unpublished paper] Editing Records without Texts: Discovering New Horizons or an Exercise in Futility? 1992 1992
16 14 [unpublished paper] The Lancashire Records and the REED Project, 1992 1992
16 15 [unpublished paper] Selling the Settlement 1558–1569, 1998 1998
16 16 [unpublished paper] Records of Early English Drama: An International Collaborative Project, 1998 1998
16 17 [unpublished paper] The York Cycle and the Cornish Ordinalia: A Study in Contrast, 1999 1999
16 18 [unpublished paper] Lyving bokes: Medieval Biblical Drama and its European Context 2000
16 19 “Civic drama converted: York in the 1580s” 2001
16 20 “Village players on the move” 2004
16 21 “What have we wrought? REED and theatre history” 2007
16 22 Material re: staging from drama centre conf. Oct 2004
16 23 Reviews 1996–2001
16 24 “Records of Early English Drama: A scholarly adventure story” Lynchburg 2002 2002
16 25 Lynchburg “Canada the ‘peaceable kingdom’”—includes CD April 2002
16 26 “Shakespeare and the Inherited tradition” Trinity College Schools 2004
16 27 Elche presentation (with powerpoint), Victoria College community [includes disc] Winter 2005
17 1 [lecture] “The Legacy of the Victorian medievalists” William Morris Society of Toronto Feb 1985
17 2 [lecture] “Shakespeare of Warwickshire” Theatre Museum April 24 1992
17 3 Inaugural lecture as fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Victoria College April 22 1998
17 4 Lecture on Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, Stratford, Ontario July 8 1998
17 5 [lecture] President’s Circle event re: Shakespeare [2004?]
17 6 [lecture] “‘Array for God’: The modern revival of medieval religious drama” 16th International Conference on Medievalism Oct 19 2001
17 7 [lecture] Lynchburg, April 2002 “Canada, the ‘Peaceable Kingdom’” April 2002
17 8 [lecture] God’s Secretaries by Alan Nicholson, Book Club of Rosedale 2003–2004
17 9 [lecture] REED for the Haliconian Club Nov 18 2003
17 10 [lecture] North American Richard III Society Jan 12 2004
17 11 [lecture] “Shakespeare’s Inheritance” Alumni Group, Hart House March 16 2005
17 12 [lecture] REED for Hart House May 11 2005
17 13 [lecture] “Elizabeth I” Toronto Consort Nov 2007
17 14 ‘Bring furth the pagants’: Essays presented to Alexandra F. Johnston 2005
17 15 Publications about/by Johnston 1979–1996
“The Word Made Flesh”/“Gyrdylls for God”
17 16 “The Word Made Flesh”/“Gyrdylls for God” File re: MS [“The word made flesh” 1966–1978
17 17 “The Word Made Flesh”/“Gyrdylls for God” - Untitled manuscript n.d.
18 1 “The word made flesh” manuscript n.d.
18 2 “Gyrdylls for God: A study of the Yorkshire Cycles” manuscript n.d.
18 3 “The Word Made Flesh”/“Gyrdylls for God” - Conclusion and notes n.d.