A History of Italian Theatre

A History of Italian Theatre

by Joseph Farrell

A history of Italian theatre from its origins to the the time of this book's publication in 2006.See more details below


A history of Italian theatre from its origins to the the time of this book's publication in 2006.

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Cambridge University Press
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First Edition
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5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

1. In search of Italian theatre Joseph Farrell; Part I. Middle Ages: 2. Secular and religious drama in the Middle Ages Nerida Newbigin; Part II. The Renaissance Stage: 3. The Renaissance stage Richard Andrews; 4. Comedy: erudite comedy Richard Andrews; 5. Ariosto and Ferrara Peter Brand; 6. Machiavelli and Florence Peter Brand; 7. The Intronati and Sienese comedy Richard Andrews; 8. Ruzante and the Veneto Ronnie Ferguson; 9. Aretino and later comic playwrights Peter Brand; 10. Tragedy Richard Andrews; 11. Renaissance bibliography, pastoral drama Lisa Sampson; 12. Commedia dell'arte Kenneth and Laura Richards; Part III. Seventeenth Century: 13. The seventeenth-century stage Maurice Slawinski; Part IV. Enlightenment Theatre: 14. Arrivals and departures Joseph Farrell; 15. The Venetian stage Guido Nicastro; 16. Carlo Goldoni, playwright and reformer Piermario Vescovo; 17. Carlo Gozzi Alberto Beniscelli; 18. Metastasio and melodramma Costantino Maeder; 19. Vittorio Alfieri Gilberto Pizzamiglio; Part V. Risorgimento and United Italy: 20. The Romantic theatre Ferdinando Taviani; 21. The theatre of united Italy Paolo Puppa; 22. The dialect theatres of Northern Italy Roberto Cuppone; 23. Neopolitan theatre Gaetana Marrone; 24. Sicilian dialect theatre Antonio Scuderi; Part VI. The Modern Age: 25. Actors, authors and directors Joseph Farrell; 26. Innovation and theatre of the grotesque Donatella Fischer; 27. Luigi Pirandello Paolo Puppa; 28. Italo Svevo, dramatist Paolo Puppa; 29. D'Annunzio's theatre John Woodhouse; 30. Theatre under fascism Clive Griffiths; 31. Pier Paolo Pasolini Robert S. C. Gordon; 32. Dario Fo Joseph Farrell; 33. Women in theatre Sharon Wood; 34. The contemporary scene Paolo Puppa.

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