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Details for Professor Pamela King

Personal details
Name Professor Pamela King
Job title Research Fellow in Arts Faculty Office
Department Arts Faculty Office University of Bristol
Work contact details
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Telephone number work(0117) 928 8909
Qualifications MA(Edin), DPhil(York)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Former President of the Societe Internationale pour l'etude du Theatre Medieval, and European Council Member of the Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society;
Member of the International Association for University Professors of English;
Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, Education and Industry, 1997-
Keywords medieval theatre/drama
processions
medieval English literature
mystery plays
medieval manuscripts
civic festivals
medieval culture
medieval religious art
Areas of expertise My interests are interdisciplinary and focus chiefly on late medieval English culture, particularly theatre and drama.

I have co-edited editions of both the York and Coventry mystery plays, and written numerous articles and a forthcoming monograph on civic religious drama.

I publish on European civic and confraternal festivals more generally, from Spanish feast of the Assumption of the Virgin to Shetland's Viking festival, 'Up Helly Aa'.

I also write about medieval tomb sculpture, manuscripts and poetry.