"And yet woll I stiell saye that I am I": Jake Juggler, the Lord's Supper, and Disguise

@article{Sedinger2007AndYW,
  title={"And yet woll I stiell saye that I am I": Jake Juggler, the Lord's Supper, and Disguise},
  author={Tracey Sedinger},
  journal={ELH},
  year={2007},
  volume={74},
  pages={239 - 269}
}
Jake Juggler, a mid-sixteenth century interlude, depicts Jake's efforts to convince his rival servant, Jenkin, that he is Jenkin and that a body can be in two places at once. The play thus promotes disbelief in the Real Presence by unleashing a corrosive and theatrical skepticism that converts individual body wholes into body parts\-\-with significant consequences for a body politic that was in the process of assimilating the corpus mysticum. Jake Juggler indicates how the theater could be… Expand
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