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Italy in the drama of Europe

Italy in the drama of Europe

Author: Albert Russell Ascoli; William N West
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2010.
Series: Renaissance drama (Evanston, Ill. : 1964), new ser., 36/37.
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Builds on the groundwork laid by Louise George Clubb, who showed that Italian drama was made in such a way as to facilitate its absorption and transformation into other traditions, even when it was  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Russell Ascoli; William N West
ISBN: 9780810124158 0810124157
OCLC Number: 556097159
Description: xiv, 400 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Italy in the drama of Europe / William N. West --
Looking back on Shakespeare and Italian theater / Louise George Clubb --
Perspective and stage design, fiction and reality in the Italian renaissance theater of the fifteenth century / Fabio Finotti --
Performing anachronism : A new aetiology of Italian renaissance tragedy / Kristin Phillips-Court --
Etruria triumphant in Rome : Fables of Medici rule and Bibbiena's Calandra / Ronald L. Martinez --
"Ma che potra succedermi se io donna amo una Donna" : Female-female desire in Italian renaissance comedy / Laura Giannetti --
Performance as profanation : Holy tongue and comic stage in Tsahut bedihuta deqiddushin / Yair Lipshitz --
Sincerity, fraud, and audience reception in the performance of early modern poverty / Robert Henke --
"Che indizio, che prova ...?" Ariosto's legal conjectures and the English renaissance stage / Lorna Hutson --
"Bawdy doubles" : Pietro Aretino's Comedie (1588) and the appearance of English drama / Bianca Finzi-Contini Calabresi --
Imitating Othello : The Handkerchief, alla Italiana / Jane Tylus --
Misreading and misogyny : Ariosto, Spenser, and Shakespeare / Kasey Evans --
Wrestling with Orlando : chivalric pastoral in Shakespeare's Arden / Albert Russell Ascoli --
Coincidence of opposites : Bruno, Calderon, and a drama of ideas / Christopher D. Johnson --
Publish (f)or Paris? G.B. Andreini in France / Jon R. Snyder --
Italy versus France; or, How Pierre Corneille became an anti-Machiavel / Katherine Ibbett.
Series Title: Renaissance drama (Evanston, Ill. : 1964), new ser., 36/37.
Responsibility: edited by Albert Russell Ascoli and William N. West.


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