About the author: Joseph Farrell is Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies in the University Strathclyde, Glasgow. He has written widely on Italian theatre, and translated the works of several Italian playwrights, including Dario Fo, Eduarde De Filippo, Carlo Goldoni and Alessandro Baricco. He is also theatre reviewer with The Scotsman newspaper, and broadcasts regularly with the BBC on cultural topics. He is author of a study on Leonardo Sciascia (Edinburgh University Press, 1995).1997 0-7734-8465-5
Papers in this volume examines the work of Carlo Goldoni in relation to the output of other theatre writers across Europe in the Age of Enlightenment, and also reconsiders Goldoni's work in the light of new questions raised by recent critical discussions.