The Theatrical Works of Giovacchino Forzano: Drama for Mussolini's Italy (Studies in Italian Literature v. 9)

The Theatrical Works of Giovacchino Forzano: Drama for Mussolini's Italy (Studies in Italian Literature v. 9)

By: C.E.J. Griffiths (author)Hardback

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This monograph studies Forzano's theatrical works. By an analysis of his major plays and contemporary reactions to them, the study shows how Forzano was able successfully to reflect the interests and concerns of contemporary, largely middle-class audiences.

Contents

The struggle for accceptance as a dramatist; "Il Conte de Brechard" and the plays of the French Revolution; costume drama and contemporary plays; work as a director - "La figlia di lorio"; the history of a collaboration - a fateful encounter (July 1929), "Campo di Maggio", "Villafranca"; a return to drama - "Racconti d'autunno, d'inverno e primavera"; a hollow triumph - "Cesare"; conclusion; appendices.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773477261
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9780773477261
  • ISBN10: 0773477268

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