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Women's comedic art as social revolution : five performers and the lessons of their subversive humor

Author: Domnica Radulescu
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
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"This pioneering volume tells the stories of five women who have created revolutionary forms of comic performance and discourse that defy the flagrant prejudices about women and feminists. The artists include 16th-century performer Isabella Andreini, 17th-century improviser Catherine Biancolelli, 20th-century Italian playwright Franca Rame, and contemporary performance artists Deb Margolin and Kimberly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Domnica Radulescu
ISBN: 9780786460724 0786460725
OCLC Number: 733232529
Description: vii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Isabella's "tricks": carnival and mimicry in sixteenth century Italy --
Caterina Biancolelli: seventeenth century trickster and Parisian coquette --
Franca Rame: militant Isabella, feminist Colombina in twentieth century Italy --
Contemporary American Colombinas: the personal, the public, the intimate, the political, and the comical --
The heritage of the Commedia dell'Arte for today's feminist theaters, comedy and activism, and radical acts by women artists.
Responsibility: Domnica Radulescu.

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"This pioneering volume tells the stories of five women who have created revolutionary forms of comic performance and discourse that defy the flagrant prejudices about women and feminists. The artists include 16th-century performer Isabella Andreini, 17th-century improviser Catherine Biancolelli, 20th-century Italian playwright Franca Rame, and contemporary performance artists Deb Margolin and Kimberly Dark"--Provided by publisher.

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"detailed study of the historical and practical ways in which women's humor serves as social commentary. Recommended"--Choice; "Never before has the history of Western women in comedy been written Read more...

 
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