Pierrot in Petrograd : the Commedia dell'arte/Balagan in twentieth-century Russian theatre and drama (eBook, 1993) [WorldCat.org]
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Pierrot in Petrograd : the Commedia dell'arte/Balagan in twentieth-century Russian theatre and drama

Author: J Douglas Clayton
Publisher: Montréal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1993.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work examines the tradition of "commedia dell'arte" as the Russian modernists inherited it, from its origins in Italian street theatre through its various transformations - in Italy, France and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Clayton, J. Douglas.
Pierrot in Petrograd.
Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1993
(DLC) 95103530
(OCoLC)28846439
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Douglas Clayton
ISBN: 9780773564411 0773564411 1282856723 9781282856721 9786612856723 6612856726
OCLC Number: 227038219
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 369 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Contents --
Preface --
Illustrations --
Prologue --
1 Who Was That Masked Man? --
2 Improvisation and Dissonance: Commedia dell'Arte and the Crisis in Theatre --
3 Pierrot Comes to Petersburg: 1903�17 --
4 Red Harlequins: The Balagan as a Theatrical Genre --
5 Pierrot or Petrushka? Russian Harlequinades --
6 Russian Pirandellos: The Balagan as a Dramatic Genre --
7 Harlequin's Shadow: The Film as Balagan --
8 The Empty Throne: Theatre as Metahistory --
Appendix A: The Beggar Harlequin --
Appendix B: Today's Columbine --
Appendix C: Fiametta's Four Corpses Appendix D: The LoversAppendix E: Harlequin the Card-Lover --
Appendix F: The Apes Are Coming! --
Notes --
Bibliography --
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Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Responsibility: J. Douglas Clayton.
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