House, Jane

Dr. Jane House, an independent scholar, has worked professionally as a stage, television, and film actress. She holds a B.A. in speech and drama from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in theatre from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Ferdinando by Annibale Ruccello; beautiful Maria by Roberto Cavosi: Voices From the Postwar Generation. a Translation From Italian Into English
2015 1-4955-0380-1
D.D. Carnicelli translated Ferdinando (from Neapolitan); Jane House, Beautiful Maria.This book is part of the multivolume Mellen collection of contemporary Italian drama, which comprises fourteen plays, of which thirteen are first translations. The collection, covering 1950 to 2001, includes introductions to the playwrights, production photographs, a general bibliography of works in English on Italian drama of the period, and bibliographies specific to the playwrights in each book. Jack D. Street wrote the general introduction to the collection. Foreword by Marvin Carlson.


Governess by Vitaliano Brancati: A Post-Pirandello Sicilian Dramatist. A Translation From Italian Into English
2015 1-4955-0366-6
Translation by Jane House. This book is part of the multivolume Mellen collection of contemporary Italian drama, which comprises fourteen plays, of which thirteen are first translations. The collection, covering 1950 to 2001, includes introductions to the playwrights, production photographs, a general bibliography of works in English on Italian drama of the period, and bibliographies specific to the playwrights in each book. Jack D. Street wrote the general introduction to the collection. Foreword by Marvin Carlson.


Grief Enchained. the Top Hat. Two Plays by Eduardo De Filippo; One Can Die of Love by Giuseppe Patroni Griffi: The Neapolitan Tradition and Beyond. a Translation From Italian Into English
2015 1-4955-0367-4
Jane House translated the De Filippo one acts; Jack D. Street, with Jane House, the Patroni Griffi play. This book is part of the multivolume Mellen collection of contemporary Italian drama, which comprises fourteen plays, of which thirteen are first translations. The collection, covering 1950 to 2001, includes introductions to the playwrights, production photographs, a general bibliography of works in English on Italian drama of the period, and bibliographies specific to the playwrights in each book. Jack D. Street wrote the general introductions to the collection. Foreword by Marvin Carlson.


Home Alone. the Windows. the Prompters. Three Plays by Dino Buzzati; wild Boars at the Forest’s Edge by Giuliano Scabia: From Magical Realism to the Fantastical. a Translation From Italian Into English
2015 1-4955-0368-2
Jane House translated Home Alone; Jack D. Street, the other two Buzzati plays; Ritva Poom, the Scabia one act. This book is part of the multivolume Mellen collection of contemporary Italian drama, which comprises fourteen plays, of which thirteen are first translations. The collection, covering 1950 to 2001,includes introductions to the playwrights, production photographs, a general bibliography of works in English on Italian drama of the period, and bibliographies specific to the playwrights in each book. Jack D. Street wrote the general introduction to the collection. Foreword by Marvin Carlson.


I Married You for Happiness by Natalia Ginzburg; two Women From the Provinces by Dacia Maraini: Two Women Playwrights. a Translation From Italian Into English
2015 1-4955-0370-4
Jane House translated the Ginzburg play; Jack D. Street, with Jane House, the Maraini play. This book is part of the multivolume Mellen collection of contemporary Italian drama, which comprises fourteen plays, of which thirteen are first translations. The collection, covering 1950 to 2001, includes introductions to the playwrights, production photographs, a general bibliography of works in English on Italian drama of the period, and bibliographies specific to the playwrights in each book. Jack D. Street wrote the general introduction to the collection. Foreword by Marvin Carlson.


Opera Guffaw by Dario Fo; the Heroine by Franca Rame: The Brechtian Connection: Fo and Rame. a Translation From Italian Into English
2015 1-4955-0369-0
Jack D. Street translated both plays. This book is part of the multivolume Mellen collection of contemporary Italian drama, which comprises fourteen plays, of which thirteen are first translations. The collection, covering 1950 to 2001, includes introductions to the playwrights, production photographs, a general bibliography of works in English on Italian drama of the period, and bibliographies specific to the playwrights in each book. Jack D. Street wrote the general introduction to the collection. Foreword by Marvin Carlson.