Carlo Goldoni and Eighteenth-Century Theatre

Author: Farrell, Joseph
Year:1997
Pages:272
ISBN:0-7734-8465-5
978-0-7734-8465-8
Price:199.95
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.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Introduction (Joseph Farrell)
A. CARLO GOLDONI AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES
1. La presenza di Goldoni nel teatro di Carlo Gozzi (Alberto Beniscelli)
2. Marivaux's La Fausse Suivante and Goldoni's La bottega del caffè as Physical Theatre (Guy Callan)
3. Leandro Fernandez de Moratin: The Society of the Word (David Johnston)
B. IN NASCER DONNA E NON UOMO: WOMEN IN GOLDONI'S THEATRE
4. Female Characters and Their Social Background in Four Dialect Comedies (Emanuel Cervato)
5. The Angel in the House, or Virtue Punished (Maggie Günsberg)
6. Goldoni's Women: Widows and Wiles (Deirdre O'Grady)
C. WRITING A LIFE, WRITING SOCIETY
7. Linguistic Etiquette in Eighteenth-Century Venice and Rules of Address in Carlo Goldoni (Arturo Tosi)
8. Goldoni and Modena (Andrew Wilkin)
D. THE THEATRE, NOT THE WORLD
9. I due gemelli veneziani: Whose Side is the Audience On? (Richard Andrews)
10. Citizen Goldoni? Rebellion and the Enigma of Il Feudatario (Joseph Farrell)
11. Goldoni's Liberetti for Opera Seria (Constantino Maeder)
12. Goldoni Antiquario (Paolo Puppa)
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