Gender and the Italian Stage: From the Renaissance to the Present Day

Gender and the Italian Stage: From the Renaissance to the Present Day

by Maggie Gunsberg

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521590280
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/11/1997
Pages: 275
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Waiting in the wings: female characters in Italian Renaissance comedy; 2. Gender deceptions: cross-dressing in Italian Renaissance comedy; 3. Artful women: morality and materialism in Goldoni; 4. Masterful men: difference and fantasy in D'Annunzio; 5. Patriarchs and prodigals: the generation gap in Pirandello; 6. Centre stage: Franca Rame's female parts; Notes; Bibliography; Subject index; Name and text index.

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